Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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Which Medicinal Plants Will You Grow on Your School Premises and Near Your House? Why? - General Science

Short Note

Which medicinal plants will you grow on your school premises and near your house? Why?

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Solution

The following medicinal plants can be grown in the school as they are easily available, easy to maintain, and have various health benefits:​

  • Cinchona − Quinine, a drug used in the treatment of malaria, is obtained from the bark of the Cinchona tree.
  • Eucalyptus − The leaves of eucalyptus are used for extracting oil which is used in the treatment of blocked nose and throat infections. It is also used as a mosquito repellent.
  • Neem - The leaves and stems can be used in the treatment of fever, cold, or oral hygiene.
  • Cinnamon - It can be used in the treatment of diarrhea and nausea.
Concept: Natural Resources in the Earth’S Crust
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Balbharati General Science 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 16 Natural Resources
Exercise | Q 6 | Page 112
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