Medicinal Plants: Cultivation and Uses

by HL Dhaduk, RN Nakar, VP Chovatia

ISBN: 9789351241263
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 17995.00
Biblio : xx+556 p., figs., tabl., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. R.N. Nakar is currently working as Assistant Professor in Department of Botany, Sheth PT Arts and Science College, Godhra (Under Gujarat University), Gujarat, India. He did his Ph.D. in Botany on “Studies on phenological patterns of Girnar Reseve Forest, near Junagadh- Gujarat”. He has published several research paper in national and international journals of repute. He has also received International Travel Grant from DST to present his reasearch paper in International Conference at Colombo

About The Book

The book entitled “Cultivation and Uses of Medicinal Plants” is an effort to provide systematic description of 175 medicinal plants of India. Description is given in very simple language that even a farmer can also understand cultivation practices and important points to be undertaken during their farming. There is increased demand of Amla, Harde, Baheda, Ashwagandha, Vinca and other medicinal plants by pharmacy companies but sources are very few. Major reason behind this factor is that farmers

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement vii Foreword ix Preface xi Introduction 1 Description of Medicinal Plants 1. Abelmoschus manihot Linn. (Jangli Bhindo) 7 2. Abelmoschus moschatus Linn. (Musk Dana) 10 3. Abrus precatorius Linn. (Chanothi) 12 4. Abutilon indicum Linn. (Atibala) 15 5. Acacia catechu (L.f) Wild (Khair) 17 6. Acacia nilotica Delile. (Baval) 20 7. Acanthospermum hispidum DC. (Acanthospermum) 23 8. Aconitum ferox Wall.ex.Ser (Indian Aconite) 25 9. Achyranthes aspera L. (Anghedo