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Table 5 Medicinal uses of plant species reported from the present study area

From: Ecological status and traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary of Garhwal Himalaya, India

Scientific name Present study  
  Plant part used Medicinal uses
Aconitium hetrophyllum Wallich Root Fever and cough
Aesculus indica (Wall. ex Cambess.) Hook.f. Seed Rheumatic pain
Anaphalis margaritaceae (L.) Benth Leaves Wounds and cuts
Anemone rivularis Buch.-Ham. ex DC Leaves Wounds
Artemisia japonica Thunb. Leaves Insecticide
Asparagus filicinus Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don Root Diarrhoea and dysentery
Barleria cristata L. Root Wounds
Bergenia ciliata (Haw.) Sternb. Root Fever, kidney calculi, diarrhoea
Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce Leaves Cuts
Dicliptera bupleuroides Nees Leaves Skin diseases, cough, wounds
Elsholtzia strobilifera Benth. Whole plant Wounds
Eupatorium odenophorum Spreng. Leaves Skin diseases
Galium aparine L. Roots Eye diseases and stop bleeding
Geranium wallichianum D. Don ex Sweet Root Dysentery and cold
Girardiana diversifolia (Link) Friis Whole plant Abdomen pain and indigestion
Hippophae salicifolia D.Don Fruits Dandruff
Indigofera heterantha Wall. ex Brandis Leaves Dysentery and cough
Juglans regia L. Leaves Insecticides
Jurinea dolomiaea Boiss. Root Incense
Leycesteria formosa Wallich Leaves Lice killing
Morina longifolia Wall. ex DC. Root Antiseptic, Burns, wounds
Myrica esculenta Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don Leaves and fruits Skin diseases and wounds
Origanum vulgare L. Leaves Tooth ache
Pedicularis hoffmeisteri Klotz. Whole plant Indigestion
Phalaris minor Retz. Root Wounds
Picrorhiza kurrooa Royle ex Benth. Root Stomach ache
Pinus roxburghii Sargent Resin Healing foot cracks
Podophyllum hexandrum Royle. Root Antiseptic, wounds
Polygonatum verticillatum (L.) All. Root Gastric problems
Primula denticulata Sm. Root and flower Lice killing
Prinsepia utilis Royle Seed and roots Stomach problems
Pyrus pashia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don Fruits Digestive disorders
Ranunculus hirtellus Royle. Whole plant Wounds and cuts
Reinwardtia indica Dumort. Flower juice Mouth wash
Rhododendron arboreum Smith Flower juice Health tonic
Roscoea alpina Royle Root Urinary infections
Rubia manjith Roxb. ex Fleming Flowers Health tonic
Rubus nepalensis (Hook.f.) Kuntze Root Burns
Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn. Fruit and seeds Hair and antiseptic
Sarcococca saligna (D.Don) Muell.-Arg. Leaves Bone and muscle pains
Silene edgeworthii Bocquet. Tender plant parts Eye infections
Swertia chirayita (Roxb. ex Fleming) Karsten Leaves Fever and blood diseases
Synotis alatus (Wall. ex DC.) C. Jeffrey & Chen. Whole plant Fever
Taxus baccata L. Bark Breast infection
Urena lobata L. Root Muscle pains
Urtica ardens Link. Leaf and seeds Skin and hair diseases
Urtica dioica L. leaves Hair wash
Veronica anagallis-aquatica Linn. Whole plant Wounds and burns
Zanthoxylum armatum DC Bark Tooth ache