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ISSN: 2168-9881

Tehmina Baloch

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

  • Research Article   
    Ethno medicinal Uses of Plants in the Treatment of Pediatrics (Children Diseases) by the Local People of Tehsil Dera Ismial Khan
    Author(s): Riffat Naz*, Aroosha Malik, Tehmina Baloch and Dr. Samreen Afzal

    The present research project was carried out during 2005-2008 with the aims to investigate ethno botanical profile, plant diversity and taxonomy of the flora particularly hydrophytes, sedges, grasses and asclepiads of Dera Ismail Khan District. The district is located in the extreme south of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan. The area is gifted with diverse and unique flora, as it is adjacent to the South Waziristan Agency and Suleiman Range in the West, Koh Sheikh Buddin in the North and Indus River in the East. The people are mostly poor and depend on plant resources for their domestic needs. The study was carried out to analyze traditional knowledge of plants resources including local names, habit and habitat, distribution in area, Pakistan, & world, parts used, flowering period, folk medicinal uses, indigenous recipes and other ethno botanical uses, and taxonom.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2168-9881.21.10.232

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