Herbal remedies for skin burn problems in Garhwal Himalaya
Garhwal Himalaya is the central part of Western Himalaya (290 26’- 310 28’ N and 770 49’- 800 6’ E). Due to its unique topography, ethnic uses of plants are in traditions of people of this area. Garhwal include seven districts- Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Chamoli, Tehri, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag representing mountains lower hills, tarai Bhabar belt and plain area. These hills have been a potent source of a variety of healing herbs. The present paper enumerates plants useful in treating several categories of diseases and hints on preparation and application of recipes. The information has been gathered from old people that used their own indigenous methods for burn skin. Due to many side effects of drugs of modern system of medicine and their high cost, the traditional medicine are being revival all over the world.