Need of Conservational Strategies of Medicinal Plants in Kashmir Himalayas

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Rayees Afzal Mir, Syed Aasif Hussain Andrabi, Bilques Aashiq, Gousiya Majeed

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The present study entitled “need of conservational strategies of medicinal plants” conducted in the year 2019-2010 of the Kashmir Himalayas. World Health Organization has listed over 21000 plant species used around the world for medicinal purpose. In India, about 2500 plant species are being used in native system of medicine. The red data book lists 427 Indian Medicinal plant entries on endangered species, of which 28 are considered extinct, 124 endangered, 81 rare and 34 insufficiently known. The devoted medicinal plants are used by various tribal’s and local people to cure different affliction ranging from simple injuries, wounds, cuts, fever, diarrhea, ulcers, swelling, bone fractures, potency, antidote, skin care, night blindness, toothache, asthma, cough & cold. Medicinal plants occupy a essential precinct of health care system in India and represent a major national resource. Hence, there is an massive need for conservation of diversity of medicinal plant wealth for the present and fore coming generations, by adapting the suitable strategy with most pertinent method of conservation.

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Rayees Afzal Mir, Syed Aasif Hussain Andrabi, Bilques Aashiq, Gousiya Majeed. (2020). Need of Conservational Strategies of Medicinal Plants in Kashmir Himalayas. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 1566–1581. Retrieved from https://www.annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/10540
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