The present study was carried out to assess and document ethnobotanical knowledge of plants of District Hamirpur (H.P.) used for dental care, as the area has diverse flora and high ethnobotanical potential. It was found that 32 different plant species belonging to 24 families were used for dental hygiene. The studies reveal the use of 18 trees, 9 shrubs, 2 under-shrubs and 5 herbs for dental hygiene.
Rawat, Dhiraj S.; Kharwal, Anjna D.; and Rawat, Suman
"Ethnobotanical Studies on Dental Hygiene in District Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh (H.P.), India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2009
, Article 2.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2009/iss12/2