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

  title={Ecological status and traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary of Garhwal Himalaya, India},
  author={Jahangeer A. Bhat and Munesh Kumar and Rainer W. Bussmann},
  journal={Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine},
  pages={1 - 1}
BackgroundHimalayan forests are the most important source of medicinal plants and with useful species for the local people. Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary (KWLS) is situated in the interior part of the Garhwal Himalayan region. The presented study was carried out in Madhmeshwar area of KWLS for the ecological status of medicinal plants and further focused on the ethnomedicinal uses of these plants in the study area.MethodsEcological information about ethnomedicinal plants were collected using… 

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