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Medicinal Plants

tuber Meghalaya has a treasure trove of medicinal plants with a long history of practice by local practitioners in the traditional system of medicine.

Nature has generously endowed an abundance of a unique array of plants rich in medicinal properties.

More than 800 medicinal plant species have been listed and still many more are yet untapped. Prominent among them are Solanum khasianum, Dioscorea composita, Catharanthus roseus (Periwinkle), Artemisia nilagirica, Taxus baccata, Litsea citrata, Gaultheria fragrantissima, Potentilla fulgens, Smilax glabra, Swertia chirata, Centella ascatica, Aristolochia spp., Panax wangianus, etc.