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Abstract

Diversity, distribution, indigenous uses and conservation of medicinal plants in Naina Devi Sacred Shrine and surroundings, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, north Western Himalaya.

Abstract

The paper records the indigenous uses of medicinal plants found in the surroundings of the Naina Devi Sacred Shrine, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. Frequent monitoring of habitats, populations and extraction trend of medicinal plants, rehabilitation of the natural habitats, restoration of the degraded sites, monitoring and management of the invasive species, education and awareness for the local inhabitants and people's participation in conservation of medicinal plants have been suggested.