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Pharmacognostic studies of selected idigenous plants of Pakistan

Khan, Anwar Ahmad

Pharmacognostic studies of selected idigenous plants of Pakistan

final technical report, 1st November, 1973-31st October, 1978

by Khan, Anwar Ahmad

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Published by Pakistan Forest Institute in Peshawar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicinal plants -- Pakistan.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anwar Ahmad Khan, Munawar Ashfaq, and Mussarat Nasreen Ali.
    ContributionsAshfaq, Munawar., Ali, Mussarat Nasreen., Pakistan Forest Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14200134M

      Plants are a vital source of traditional medicines that are used for the treatment of various ailments [].Approximately 4, 22, flowering plants reported from the world, more t have been used worldwide for medicinal purposes [].Main objective of ethnobotanical research is to record the indigenous uses of plant by: Pakistan agricultural research council (PARC) has a unique collection of information about medicinal plants of Pakistan at its website. These are the plants which have traditionally being used, since long time, in the traditional/ herbal healthcare by: 1.

    Diversity and use of ethno-medicinal plants in the region of Swat, North Pakistan Naveed Akhtar1,2, Abdur Rashid3, Waheed Murad4 and Erwin Bergmeier2* Abstract Background: Due to its diverse geographical and habitat conditions, northern Pakistan harbors a wealth of medicinal by:   Medicinal herb in Pakistan 1) In Pakistan almost medicinal plants r few are exploited and 90 % of the country medicinal herb requirement is imported. 2) About 50% populate in Pakistan cure using traditional medicines 3) There are .

    The study showed that plants play an important role in the traditional system of medicine of local population. Some plants are used singly, while many others are used in combination with other plants or items such as wheat flour, sugar and ghee, etc. Similarly, certain med-icinal plants are considered useful in only one specificCited by: Karachi: Botany Section, Central Laboratories, Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. MLA Citation. Baquar, Syed Riaz. and Tasnif, M. Medicinal plants of Southern West Pakistan [by] Syed Riaz Baquar and M. Tasnif Botany Section, Central Laboratories, Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Karachi


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Pharmacognostic studies of selected idigenous plants of Pakistan by Khan, Anwar Ahmad Download PDF EPUB FB2

Medicinal plants constitute an effective source of traditional and modern medicines. The plant is a biosynthetic laboratory, not only for chemical compounds but also a multitude of the compounds. The present research work was confined to study the macro, microscopic features and analysis of powdered drug of Acacia modesta Wall., Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile, Berberis lycium Royle and Cited by: Medicinal plants research in Pakistan.

tal Medicine Studies was established b y 98 members. selected, it is required to identify, acquire, Author: Zabta Khan Shinwari. Native Plants of Pakistan 1. Native Ornamental Flora of Pakistan Muhammad Behzad Rafiq ag Bot 2. Natives • Naturally occurring plants in a particular region.

• Developed, naturalized or existed for many years in an area. Results. A total of 50 medicinal plants belonging to 25 families were reported to be used against 33 different ailments in the valley.

The maximum reported medicinal plant families were Asteraceae (7 report species), Lamiaceae (6), Polygonaceae (4) and Rosaceae (4), the most dominant life form of the species includes herbs (38) followed by shrubs and subshrubs (12), the most frequent used Cited by: The present research study is based on the traditional knowledge of most commonly used medicinal plants of Mangowal, District Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan.

A total of 40 plant species belonging to 22 families are reported from study area (Tables 1,2, 2,3, 3, and and4). These commonly used plant species are arranged in alphabetical order. This explorative study was undertaken for the first time in Kel village located in the Upper Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan.

The purpose was to document the indigenous knowledge of the native people used in the preparation of herbal medicines. To get the data on traditional uses of medicinal plants, 20 informants were interviewed.

Quantitative ethnobotanical indices, i.e., use value (UV Cited by: 7. Ethnobotanical Studies of Plant Resources of Cholistan Desert, Pakistan Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) 3() June with 1, Reads.

Ethnobotany is the study of relationship between plant, people and environment. In broader aspect, ethnobotany is the cultural study of how the people perceive the plants, give names, use and organize the information about the plants aroud them[].Plants are essential for human beings as they provide food, fuel, fodder, timber, fruit and medicines[2, 3, 4].Cited by: A total of plants have been reported ethnobotanically from Tehsil Kabal, Swat District.

These include the plants (95%) of angiosperms, 3 (%) of gymnosperms, and 2 (%) each of pteridophytes and fungi. The largest family is Lamiaceae represented by 11 species followed by Rosaceae represented by 9 species.

Among angiosperms 76 (%) were herbs, 17 (%) were shrubs, and 40 Cited by: studied, medicinal plants play significant role among farmers, shepherds and other people who live in villages and remote areas.

The plants collected, indicated by the locals, were identified according to “Flora of West Pakistan”. The voucher specimens were deposited in Quaid-i-Azam University Herbarium.

Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies Vol. 2 Issue.1 Page | 58 Ethnobotanical studies of aquatic plants of district Sialkot, Punjab (Pakistan) Sobia Ikram 1*, Khizar Hayat Bhatti 2, Muhammad Parvaiz 3 by: 6. medicinal plants.

Only locals were selected for this study on the basis of their knowledge regarding people, plants and their uses. They were plant collectors, housewives, shopkeepers, elders, plant traders and Hakims, who are the actual users and have a lot of indigenous knowledge about the plants.

Analysis of. Medicinal flora plays a vital role in treating various types of ailments in living beings. The present study was planned to investigate and document systematically the indigenous knowledge in a scientifically little explored area of Ladha sub-division, South Waziristan agency, Pakistan.

Hence, this study would contribute positively to the field of by: 8. Khan et al.,Ethnobotanical Studies on Plant Resources of Sheikh Maltoon, District Mardan, Pakistan, Vol.4, No.5 (doi: /mpr ) Abstract This paper reports an ethnobotanical study conducted in the year in the Sheikh Maltoon Towan and.

The present study was focused with the aim to investigate and document the indigenous medicinal knowledge and commonly used medicinal plants from Gujranwala district, Pakistan and to establish a baseline data in continuing studies aimed at more comprehensive investigations on bio-active compounds of indigenous medicinal plants.

by:   Plants are being used for medicinal purposes by local inhabitants since earliest times. It is a recognized fact that plants serve a potent medicine for curing various diseases [].Ethnoveterinary medicine generally means the folks beliefs, knowledge skills, methods and practices pertaining to the health of animals, which play a vital role in rural areas as chief source of medicine being used to Cited by:   Ethnobotanical studies of Narowal District were carried out for the first time.

Through the use of questionnaire, visits and personal observations, 12 villages of Narowal district, 95 plant species belonging to 41 families were studied, from them 4 families were monocots and 37 were : Tahira Aziz Mughal, Samia Arshad, Saba Khalid.

the ethnomedicinal knowledge of weedy plants is interactively linked to local culture and history[2]. Various studies have been carried out from the world on medicinal use of plants by various indigenous communities[10,18,19,34,16,29].Cited by: 3.

Screening of the ethnobotenical plants is a pre-requisite to evaluate their therapeutic potential and it can lead to the isolation of new bioactive compounds. The crude extracts and fractions of six medicinal important plants (Arisaema flavum, Debregeasia salicifolia, Carissa opaca, Pistacia integerrima, Aesculus indica, and Toona ciliata) were tested against three Gram positive and two Cited by: The Ethnobotanical Profile of Tehsil Kotli Sattian, Rawalpindi, Pakistan (Botanical Research and Practices): Medicine & Health Science Books @.

Pakistan agricultural research council (PARC) has a unique collection of information about medicinal plants of Pakistan at its website. These are the plants which have traditionally being used, since long time, in the traditional/ herbal healthcare systems.It is the study of how the people of a particular culture and region make use of plants.

However, there are also other definitions, such as the use of plants in early societies. One cannot separate poverty from threats to biodiversity conservation.

Pakistan is a developing country with million people. Results. A total of 82 medicinal plants belonging to 42 families were reported in the study. Leaves were the most frequently used plant parts.

Highest use values were recorded for Peganum harmala (), Punica granatum (), Thymus mongolicus (), Chenopodium album (), Coriandrum sativum (), Mentha longifolia (), Lactuca serriola () and Portulaca oleracea Cited by: 8.