Study of Some Medicinal Plants of Punitvan, Gujarat, India

Authors(2) :-Dr. R. S. Patel, Dr. S. B. Dalicha

Punitvan is situated in Sector 18 , Gandhinagar. It was established in the year 2004. In Punitvan there are variety of plants planted according to different themes like planets , constellations , a sign of zodiac and Panchavati. Thus , Punitvan is a combination of Panchvati , Nakshtra van , Rashi van , Navgrah van , Charak van. Hence , Punitvan inspires us to grow and protect the plants and to know its uses.The Medicinal Value of Plants has been recognized by almost every society on this Planet. In the Nineteenth and Earlier Centuries, Natural Product Extracts, Particularly those derived from Botanical Species, Provided the main source of Folk Medicines. In the latter part of the nineteenth century, The present investigations deals with Total 8Tree species with their Taxonomic importance and Chemical properties. We have collected and reported various data with extensive field trips and taken photographs of different plant species and short out in Botanical Name, Family, Fls & Frs, Geographical distribution, Taxonomic description, Medicinal Uses, Chemical Compostion of various Angiosperms. All the species identified by using valuable Floras and through proper identification methods held in the Laboratory. The present paper deals with total 7 Angiosperm plant species used for different 20 diseases. Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. RUTACEAE Moringa oleifera Lam. MORINGACEAE, Cassia fistula L.CAESALPINIACEAE, Peltophorum ptereocarpum (DC.) Backer. ex k.CAESALPINIACEAE, Tamarindus indica L. CAESALPINIACEAE, Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Bth. MIMOSACEAE, Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce MIMOSACEAE It is glibly asserted that good health is the primary need of mankind. Such regions were frequently visited, to collect the information about the medicinal plant species During the explorations.We have been incorporated the detail of uses of different plant species and taken their photographs. Generally different field trips have been made in 2015-16. For Convenience, the botanical names are arranged in the text according to the classification system of Bentham and Hooker. The Vernacular names, family’s names of the plants were reported. Plants were identified by using the Flora of Gujarat state (Shah,1978) and the Flora of Presidency of the Bombay (Cooke,1908) and other standard books. Punitvan is a place where there is a certain plants species associated with the planets and are belived to have medicinal properties for treating the various diseases.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. R. S. Patel
Department of Biology, K.K.Shah Jarodwala Maninagar Science College, Maninagar , Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Dr. S. B. Dalicha

Punitvan, Medicinal Plants, Moringaceae, Cassia Fistula L.Caesalpiniaceae, Caesalpiniaceae, Tamarindus Indica L. Caesalpiniaceae, Mimosaceae, Prosopis Cineraria, Druce Mimosaceae

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 1 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-02-28
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Page(s) : 296-299
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Dr. R. S. Patel, Dr. S. B. Dalicha, " Study of Some Medicinal Plants of Punitvan, Gujarat, India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.296-299, January-February-2018.
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