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Title: Herbal medicines used to cure various ailments by the inhabitants of Abbottabad district, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Authors: Abbasi, Arshad Mehmood
Khan, Mir Ajab
Ahmed, Mushtaq
Zafar, Muhammad
Keywords: Herbal medicine;Ethnomedicine;Folk medicine;Medicinal plants;Abbottabad;Pakistan;Abbasies;Tareen;Jadoon;Syeds;Mashwani;Tanolis;Awans;Qureshis;Sardars;Sheikhs
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int.Cl: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/06, A61P1/08, A61P1/10, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P11/14, A61P13/00, A61P13/02, A61P15/00, A61P15/02, A61P17/00, A61P19/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: Present survey was conducted in the hilly areas of Abbottabad district of North-West Frontier Province in order to inventorise the medicinal plants used in the folk medicine to treat various ailments by the local inhabitants. A total of 54 plant species belonging to 51 genera and 40 families were recorded for their therapeutic uses. The medicines were prepared from various plant parts of a single plant or multiple plants. The ethnomedicinal inventory is presented by plant name, local name, family and uses.
Page(s): 175-183
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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