Investigating the Medicinal Plants Used by Tribal Inhabitants of Sirmour District, Himachal Pradesh
The paper documents ethonomedicinal uses of 32 wild plant species from Sirmour district (H.P.). The
use of the traditional medicine is widely accepted by tribal in Sirmour. The plant parts most commonly
used in the treatment of various diseases are root, leaves, whole plant and bark. The reliance on folk
medicine for healthcare is associated with the traditional belief of effectiveness. The ethnomedicinal
plants are under threat due to deforestation, overgrazing and their reckless utilization. So, it indicates
the urgent need of their conservation.
Author (s) Details
Dr. Shailja Thakur
Department of Botany, Shibli National College, Azamgarh, 276001 (U.P.), India.
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