Medico-Religious Monocot Plants of Motihari | Original Article
Plants are considered as prime importance to human life since time immoral who depend on them for food, shelter, clothing and tools for fulfilling spiritual needs. Ayurveda is closely connected with the Vedic culture which is believed to have developed after the onset of Aryans in India. Man is using plant as source of medicine since ancient times. The plants like Asparagas racemosus (LILIACEAE), Crinum asiaticum (AMARYLLIDACEAE), Curcuma longa (ZINGIBERACEAE), Cynodon dactylon (POACEAE), Dendrocalamus strictus (POACEAE), Desmostachya bipinnata (POACEAE), Saccharum offcinarum (POACEAE), contain effective amounts of active principal of pharmaceutical uses.