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An ethnobotanical survey of useful wild plants in Dzongri-Goecha La, Sikkim, India


The paper deals with a review of 62 different uses of 78 plant species belonging to 32 families for the treatment of 32 major ailments among rural communities of Sikkim Himalaya. During the different exploration of plants in Dzongri-Goche La region of Sikkim Himalaya, the different traditional uses association with the plants were collected from selected informants and also from published literatures. The traditional uses pattern, parts used for, mode of preparation and administration of doses were reviewed and documented.


Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Limboo, Medicinal plants, Traditional knowledge, West Sikkim



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