2. ETHNOBOTANICAL SURVEY OF SOME SACRED GROVES OF PATAN TALUKA OF PATAN DISTRICT, GUJARAT, INDIA by H. M. PATEL AND N. K. PATEL
Ethno botanical study was carried out of three sacred groves located in Patan district, Gujarat. Analysis of Plant diversity available within the boundary of the three sacred groves revealed altogether. Plant have been used both in the prevention and cure of various diseases of human and their pets, with the advent of human civilization, many systems of therapy have been developed primarily based on plants. Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Siddha, Unani, etc. The present paper aimed 65 plant species belonging to 38 families documenting of sacred groves. During my research work, we observed and documented three sacred groves are detailed here, Bhaucharmata sacred grove, Sindhavimata temple sacred grove and Hajrat sultan Mohammed haji Rajab (Bawahaji) sacred grove belongs to Patan district.