2021
DOI: 10.3390/horticulturae7100343
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Therapeutic Uses of Wild Plants by Rural Inhabitants of Maraog Region in District Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Abstract: The main aim of this study is to document important ethnomedicinal plants from the Maraog region, located in the district of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, India. A total of 110 medicinal plant species belonging to 102 genera and 57 families were reported from the study site. All of the species were collected from wild habitats. The rural people of the Maraog region were surveyed through interview methods, group discussions, and participatory observations. In the current study, data were collected from 88 informa… Show more

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“…Diabetes also increases the risk of other diseases and disorders such as obesity, ageing, heredity, and genetic mutilation of beta-cell function/insulin receptor. Many plants are known for their effective antidiabetic, phytochemicals in conventional and today's medicine as well [ 84 , 85 ]. Even various literature reports have shown the positive effects of different plant parts for treating this disease [ 86 ].…”
Section: Bioactivities Of Papaya Leaf Extractmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Diabetes also increases the risk of other diseases and disorders such as obesity, ageing, heredity, and genetic mutilation of beta-cell function/insulin receptor. Many plants are known for their effective antidiabetic, phytochemicals in conventional and today's medicine as well [ 84 , 85 ]. Even various literature reports have shown the positive effects of different plant parts for treating this disease [ 86 ].…”
Section: Bioactivities Of Papaya Leaf Extractmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Modern medicine may not be the sole antidote for the ailments prevailing today. Therefore, people positively perceive ‘back to nature’ approaches like phytotherapy as plant products are rich in pharmaceuticals [ 1 , 2 , 3 ]. Allium sativum , which is well-known as garlic, belongs to the family Amaryllidaceae.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The roots and rhizomes were used for a wide variety of diseases (also as an ingredient of a ricotto decoction), including cystitis, hepatitis, renal stones, cough and flu, fever, rheumatisms, dysmenorrhea, abscesses, and prostatitis. Conversely, an extract of the whole plant was used both orally and topically against respiratory disorders and skin diseases in Pakistan [ 98 ] and India [ 101 ].…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Hypericum perforatum L. (CI 0.61, UI 1.00). Hypericum flowers were widely used in phytotherapy, not only in Italy but all over the world [ 93 , 96 , 100 , 101 ]. An infusion to aid digestion, as a cholagogue and anti-depressant, to treat constipation and sleep disorders, with relaxing properties is used.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%