Ethno-medicinal study of some plants and their utilization by the villagers in Tangmarg region of Baramulla district of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India
Zahoor Ahmad Lone, N K Jain
The present study deals with the ethno-medicinal plants of Tangmarg region of Baramulla district, union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Ethno botany is the systematic study of the relationships between humans and the plants. Ethno botany locates the plants within their cultural context in particular societies and situates peoples within their ecological contexts. The indigenous knowledge of village dwellers, the medicine herbal practitioners and other traditional healers and the plants used for the medicinal value were collected through questionnaire and personal interviewed during field survey. The villager people use the plants in their unique ways for various purposes mostly for the treatment of various diseases. During the survey many plants play a vital role in primary health care in the lives of village people as they possessed therapeutic properties. The botanical name, local name and family names of these plants along with the plants used and mode of administration are enumerated. The Tangmarg region of Baramulla district is known for its unique, social, cultural and traditional aspects. The present study had been conducted in Tangmarg region of Baramulla district, union territory of jammu and Kashmir to document ethno medicinal uses of 64 species of plants prevalent in six cluster of villages residing Chandilora, Hayat pora, Chandil, Feroz pora, sharia and badra kot and related in cure the various ailments such as skin disorders, memory enhancer, brain tonic, dandruffs, headache, jaundice, epilepsy, constipation, hair fall, itching, pneumonia etc.
Zahoor Ahmad Lone, N K Jain. Ethno-medicinal study of some plants and their utilization by the villagers in Tangmarg region of Baramulla district of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 687-697