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Title: Some overlooked but important medicinal and aromatic plants of Western Himalaya
Authors: Chawla, Amit
Singh, K N
Sharma, Varun
Lal, Brij
Singh, R D
Ahuja, P S
Issue Date: Dec-2006
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: From time immemorial Himalaya has been a major source of valuable medicinal and aromatic plants. Even today, a number of valuab le species found here, are overlooked as far as their commercial exploitation is concerned. Among such species found in Western Himalaya region, 11 species viz. Achillea millefolium Linn., Arctium lappa Linn ., Artemisia maritima Linn. , Boenninghausellia albiflora (Hook. f.) Reichb ., Crataegus oxyacantha Linn ., Dracocephallum heterophyllum/ Benth ., Hippophae rhamnoides Linn ., H. salicifolia Don., H. tibetana  Schlt., Hyssopus officinalis Linn. and Rosa webbiana  Royle were identified which are having great medicinal importance but so far these were not exploited commercially in India. Therefore, keeping in view their economic and medicinal importance, future prospects for commercial utilization of these species have been discussed.
Page(s): 146-150
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/26839
ISSN: 0975-2412 (Online); 0771-7706 (Print)
Appears in Collections:BVAAP Vol.14(2) [December 2006]

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