International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Doctoral Thesis | Botany | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022

Ethnobotany in Relation to Human Welfare in District Rajouri of Jammu and Kashmir

Aniece Ul Fazal Sheikh

Abstract: Ethnobotany deals with the traditional and natural relationship between human societies and plants. Influence of environment on human culture started with the dawn of civilization the basic instinct of the primitive man to seek food drive him towards plants and animals by years of experience and survival through successive generations he learned to differentiate the poisonous substances from the wild plants the knowledge of roots, leaves, stems, fruits a or seeds which on consumption result into a particular mrtabollic disorder. This effective judging since ages gave birth to home remedies. The plants used in home remedies were considered as divine and often kept as cluse secret. The use and cultivation of plants and their products for nourishment, shelter and protection by early man suggest a very long history of ethnobotany.

Keywords: Ethnobotany, Human Welfare, Rajouri

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,

Pages: 252 - 254

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