Commonly used medicinal plants in Tehsil Baijnath, district Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India


  • Munish Kumar Senthilkumar


Himachal Pradesh is located in Western Himalaya, is a store house of medicinal plants. Plants are used to treat various ailments with magico- religious beliefs in all civilizations. Baijnath is located in the lap of Dhauladhar range in district of Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Most of the population lives in villages and use various plants for their basic needs such as food, fodder, wood and to treat various diseases. Till date no study was undertaken to document the commonly growing medicinal plants used in villages of Baijnath tehsil. Hence, the study was undertaken and well documented. Study reveals that local healer and villagers use 55 plants which are common and belong to 37 families and 49 genera.


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Senthilkumar, M. K. “Commonly Used Medicinal Plants in Tehsil Baijnath, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India”. Research in Pharmacy, vol. 4, no. 5, Oct. 2015,