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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017
Traditional Uses of Medicinal Plants in Sacred Groves of Alwar District in Rajasthan
Dinesh Chand Jatav | Parul Gupta 
Abstract: Prominent rich of traditional religious and faith in Alwar district of Rajasthan. Traditional knowledge of medicinal value collected by local people as vaidh and other knowledge people who work in sacred groves. Most of uses in cough, comman cold, fever and asthma in sacred groves, conserved as traditional view than scientific as involved taboos, rituals and other religious faith. The studies areas of Alwar district such as Thanagangi, Behrore, Bansoor, Narayanpur road, Rajgarh and Kathumar etc, observed 84 sacred groves with different deities in varied form, prominent rich medicinal plants. Sacred groves conserved endemic, threats, endangered plans and genetic diversity.
Keywords: Tradition knowledge, Ethno medicinal, Sacred groves, conservation, Alwar
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,
Pages: 1847 - 1850