The Himalayan yew is much in demand in European countries

madugundurukmini By madugundurukmini, 29th Jul 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/os5hdokb/
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In India, the collection of medicinal plants continues unabated especially in the Western Himalayas, the Deccan Peninsula and the North -East India.

The Eastern Himalayas extend from the North-East of India to Bhutan and Nepal

The Eastern Himalayas extend from the North-East of India to Bhutan and Nepal. One -horned rhinos, elephants, swamp deer, sambar and leopards are found in the dense evergreen forests of this region. The evergreen rain forests contain a large number of species of high economic value such as chap lash, bishowood, Poon, toon, bogapoma, rosewood and sissool, nahar, gujan, telsur and bamboos.

India has a rich medical plant flora of some 2500 species.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal are full of evergreen forests and mangroves. Mangroves are a sources of living hood for the people in this region. India is the largest exporters of medicinal plants. India has a rich medical plant flora of some 2500 species. Of these, 2000 species are used in traditional medicines while at least 265 species used commercially on a fairly large scale.

Collection of medicinal plants continues unabated especially in the Western Himalayas

In India, the collection of medicinal plants continues unabated especially in the Western Himalayas, the Deccan Peninsula and the North -East India. The Himalayan yew is much in demand in European countries. Medicinal plants are traded as chips, pulp, root, sandalwood, herbs, flowers, honey, petals, rhizomes, nuts and shells.

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author avatar Randhir Bechoo
29th Jul 2013 (#)

Interesting article.

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