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Medicinal plants of Kashmir and Ladakh temperate and cold arid Himalaya by Maharaj Krishnen Kaul

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Published by Indus Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India,
  • Kashmir.,
  • Ladākh.,
  • Himalya Mountains Region.

Subjects:

  • Medicinal plants -- India -- Kashmir.,
  • Medicinal plants -- India -- Ladākh.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable -- India -- Himalya Mountains Region.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [156]-159) and indexes.

StatementM.K. Kaul.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK99.I4 K38 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL319681M
ISBN 108173870616
LC Control Number97900210

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Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) is a predominantly Himalayan state in the north-western part of India. It has three geographically distinct divisions viz., Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, which are immensely rich in their biological and cultural diversity. Medicinal plants are an important element of indigenous medical system of the by: 50 minutes ago  The Centre has levelled the field for Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh to integrate in India’s growth journey; the onus is now on all of us to take . This books lists medicinal plants of Kashmir and Ladakh, India, with details of their family name, vernacular name, habitat, distribution, botanical features, medicinal uses and in some cases chemical composition. A chapter on traditional knowledge on healing properties of plants in Kashmir and Ladakh giving ethnomedicinal uses of plants is by: A hand book of medicinal plants. Agro. bios (India), Jodhpur. The study reveals that Ladakh is rich in medicinal flora and endemic diversity. Medicinal plants still provide primary health.

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address on Jammu and Kashmir said on Thursday it is time that people of Ladakh benefit from the region's rich biodiversity, while its medicinal plants and herbs get global recognition. In his address to the nation days after Parliament approved the abrogation of special status for Jammu and Kashmir and cleared a bill to split the state into two. This life is the outcome of author's field studies and provides scientific information on selected medicinal plants occurring in Kashmir and Ladakh. A chapter on traditional knowledge on healing properties of plants giving ethno-medical uses of plants is included. representation of medicinal plants. Kaul [12] has listed medicinal plants from Kashmir and Ladakh. He has also mentioned in his book about healing properties of species of medicinal plants from these regions. The medicinal flora of Kashmir, however, has not been paid due attention and Kashmir alone may have at least two times this. Description: This life is the outcome of author's field studies and provides scientific information on selected medicinal plants occurring in Kashmir and Ladakh. A chapter on traditional knowledge on healing properties of plants giving ethno-medical uses of plants is included.

Rare Medicinal plants endemic to Kashmir on verge of extinction Greater Kashmir | Kashmir is famous world over for its mesmerizing beauty, beautiful landscapes, mighty hillocks and above all its.   Plants play a major role in the primary health care in tribal communities. Ladakh and the Trans-Himalaya in general is a treasure house of certain medicinal plants, and also very rich in folk-lore (Singh and Chaurasia, ). Kidney and urinary disorders are common in Ladakh due to limited health care and the uncongenial climatic conditions of. medicinal properties. Most of the plants used for different medicinal purposes are regarded as very important and are used extensively. Due to extensive usage they are over harvested. The plants like Podophyllum hexandrum and Aesculus indica are endangered and need immediate attention towards preservation on high priority basis.   Time for Ladakh herbs and medicinal plants get world recognition, says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address on Jammu and Kashmir said on Thursday it is time that people of Ladakh benefit from the region's rich biodiversity, while its medicinal plants .