Botanical Report
International Journal of Plant Sciences
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  Volume No. 3(2)                                                                             MARCH,2014

Religious Important Sacred Plants from selected Sacred Groves of Kottayam District, Kerala, India

Haritha R. Nair1, Binu Thomas1*, V.B.Anish Babu2 V.T.Antony2 and M.C.Varghese1



1PG Department of Botany, Deva Matha College, Kuravilangad, Kottayam-686 633,Kerala, India.

2Department of Botany, St. Berchmans (SB), College, Changanacherry- 686 101, Kerala, India.

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Abstract: The present paper highlights the religious importance of sacred plants were occur in the four different sacred groves such as Kurinjikavu, Panachikadu Saraswathi Temlpe, Illapozhuthukavu and Thoovakkalmala Sasthakavu, Kottayam District, Kerala. During the present study, first time reported in these region of 56 plant species is belonging to 50 genera and 29 families.

Traditional medicinal plants using removal of Kidney stone in Human


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Department of Zoology, Pioneer Kumaraswamy College, Nagercoil-629003,South India

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The present report was valuable information of both plants of Calotropis procera (Aiton) Dryand. And Vitis vinifera L were fighting kidney stones.