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Year: 2017, Issue: June
Medicinally valuable plants from sacred groves of Jabalpur forest division (Madhya Pradesh).
Ruby Rai Duggal, S. K. Masih and R. P. Mishra
Sacred groves, Medicinal plants.
Sacred groves are protected forest patches dedicated to local gods and goddess by the tribal, forest dwellers and conservation their ethics values with taboos with their tradition. These small forest patches play an important role in conservation and protection of their in and adjoining biodiversity. The survey work carried out in existing sacred groves of Jabalpur forest division and an inventory has been made with reference to plant species having medicinal importance. The 164 plant species representing 71 families are recorded with their uses for treatment of various common ailments like skin disorders, ulcer, cough, cold, rheumatism, bronchitis and fever etc.
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