NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK) >
IJTK Vol.11 [2012] >
IJTK Vol.11(3) [July 2012] >


Title: Ethnomedicinal Investigation of Phytomedicines among the local communities of Arid areas of Pakistan
Authors: Mushtaq, Ahmad
Muhammad, Zafar
Ajab, Khan Mir
Shazia, Sultana
Mujtaba, Shah Ghulam
Jan, Gul
Keywords: Ethnomedicinal
Phytomedicines
Arid areas
Pakistan
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt.Cl.8:A61K 36/00, A01D 11/18, A01D 14/08, A01D 17/01, A01D 17/07, A01D 4/04, A01D 4/34, A01D 6/00, A01D 16/02
Abstract: The investigation on phytomedicine was conducted in order to asses the traditional uses and exact distribution of medicinal flora of arid areas of Pakistan. It was found that in a total of 59 plant species belonging to 50 genera and 30 families are reported to be used for different diseases as asthma, piles, cancer, skin diseases, as astringent, spermatorrhea, as refrigerant and diabetes. It was investigated that conservation of medicinally important plants and traditional folk knowledge is necessary in order to save them from extinction.
Page(s): 436-446
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.11(3) [July 2012]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJTK 11(3) 436-446.pdf265.57 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 1288 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 622530 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 13-Nov-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in