International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2022)

Some of the ethnic tribes of Jammu and Kashmir, and their ethno-medicinal preferences- A review


Nisreen Husain, Touseef Hussain Trak, Devendra Singh Porte

Jammu and Kashmir is popularly known all over the world for its unique vegetation, rich medicinal flora, unusual ethnic and endemic diversity. The broad range of Tribes or Ethnic groups of this region have flagged the pride of the state through its cultural, indigenous and medicinal practices. The present paper deals with a review about some of the common Ethnic tribes of Jammu and Kashmir, and their ethno-medicinal preferences for traditional practices and medicinal uses in cure of some ailments. The Ethnic tribes considered in our study are Gujjars, Bakarwals, Changpa, Boto, Balti, Purigpa, Brokpa and Drokpa. Based on their knowledge about medicinal- plant resources and traditional practices, an inventory of about 58 such common plants has been constructed, that emphasis on the ethno-medicinal preferences amongst the tribes focused in this paper.
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Nisreen Husain, Touseef Hussain Trak, Devendra Singh Porte. Some of the ethnic tribes of Jammu and Kashmir, and their ethno-medicinal preferences- A review. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 258-263
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