Plant genetic resources and knowledge of traditional medicine in Tamil Nadu
A Rajendran1, K Ravikumar2, AN Henry2 1 National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow – 226001, India 2 Botanical survey of India, Coimbatore – 641043, India
A Rajendran National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow – 226001 India
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The indigenous medical practices and the herbal system have an important role in the development of modern medicines. The medicinal plants used in this system are locally available, relatively cheap and also safe and effective. This bioresources can be harnessed for the pharmacological investigation in the modern system of medicine.