FLORA IN PENCH NATIONAL PARK Pench Tiger Reserve is declared as the dry deciduous forest.which also includes the fruit trees, medicinal trees and plants. Pench Tiger reserve touches the boundary of Satpura region. Visitors generally visit the forest for wildlife and Jungle Safari in Pench. The awareness on the availability of variety of different plants and trees is missing. The usage of these herbs is beyond imagination of an individual. Whenever you plan for Jungle safari or game drive in Pench, come prepared with a diary and time to experience and make it a knowledgeable tour to Pench Tiger Reserve along with an adventure of Jungle Safari. The meanderingtrails take you to a delightful dead end of the Pench River with toothed rocks and trees that look straight out of a painting. During summer, bushes with pristine white owers surrounding the river bank, are a feast for the eyes The Pench National park is the home to a wide variety of ora and fauna. It is dominated by mixed forests with considerable shrub cover and open grassy patches. Village Machaan resort has varieties of herbs, plants and trees available in its premises which are used for medicines. During your visit you may have a knowledgeable round of resort and gain information on all of these. We from Village Machaan resort in Pench will be updating you on the information about these trees, plants and their use. Herbs You will be surprised to know that the local villagers most of the time prefer to treat them selves with these herbs for their illness. Nowadays people are switching from allopathic medicine to Ayurveda. Good Percentage of Medicinal plants are available in the beautiful forest of Pench like curcumina, sarpgandha, aswagandha, satavar and many more. The benets of few of them are briefed below.
Maskdana: The oil that is extracted from the seeds has an excellent scent like Kastoori and this is used in production of perfume factories. Seeds are also used to increase immunity, energy, hunger. It is helpful for heart dieses and increases the eye sight also. Isabgol( Plantagoovata) Relieving Constipation. Isabgol is commonly used in India and other countries to relive constipation and other gastrointestinal motility issues like TreatingDiarrhea, Treating Acidity, Losing Weight, Preventing Heart Diseases, Promoting Digestion, Controlling Diabetics , Curing Piles and Fissures.
Satavar: Asparagus recemosus- This is a herb used in Ayurveda medicine. Asparagus Racemosus has shown some anti-depressant effects, helps in curing cancer, its extract appears to reduce glucose absorption, also appears to have moderately potent anti-ulcer activity. Sarpagandha - Rauwolaserpentine - The medicinal use of this plant is for blood pressure, psychological disorders, snake antivenom is made out of this plant. This is a owering species. Pench Tiger Reserve is one of the premier Tiger Reserve of India. There are end no of trees available in the forest. We would be naming few famous tress of Pench. The height of trees is 60-100 feet.
Famous Trees of Pench National Park: Mahua Tree – (The MadhucaIndica) The very famous local tree and has quiet a lot of health benets like curing piles, diabetes, asthama, blood diseases and many more. Oil is extracted from the seeds and is used by the tribes for cooking. Mahuaower is famous and is used to prepare a very famous liquor.Mahua ower is favorite food of Langur, parakeet, deer pegion. Palash Tree – This is commonly known as ame of forest and is a medium sized owering tree. In the olden days its owers were used for making colors for Holi festival. You often get to see this during your trip to Pench National park.
Teak tree - Teak tree help conserving a rich and diverse array of wildlife in Pench National Park, Teak has a weather proof quality and lasts in any climate. Teak is used for making furniture and is an expensive wood. The Neemtree - Neem is a life-giving tree. It is one of the very few shade-giving trees and has draught resistance.Neem seed pulp is used for methane gas production. Its wood is used to make the furniture Fruit trees like Mango (Mangiferaindica) and of Jamun or Black plum (Syzigiumcumini), custard apple are also found. Bamboo thickets (Dendrocalamusstrictus) are commonly found.
Banyan tree, Saja (Terminalia tomentosa) and Bija (Pterocarpusmarsupium)Trees. can be seen. Scattered Ghost tree stands out and is locally known as kullu tree. It changes its color thrice a year. The forest has stretches of Sal tree The Sal is good quality timber, the leaves are good fodder, fruits have nutritional & medicinal value and is valued greatly by the tribes.
Shrubs – Shrubs are not tall by nature. The Ground is covered with bushes, grasses, herbs and shrubs. The rolling meadows of grass and grassy plateau are vital to the wellbeing of the herbivore population. Pench forest also has the thick Lantana which is known to be the place for Tiger. King of Pench seems to be comfortable under lantana in Pench.There are plants which are less than 1 feet are considered to be ground zone plants, Fungi, Mushroom, Algae, Lichen Village MachaanResort in Pench has “Super deluxe glass cottages with private lawn and private Machaan”, to provide the ve star accommodation in Pench. Many more trees and plants can be witnessed during your trip to Pench National park. The Pench Jungle safari and nature walk in Pench in an experience of lifetime.