Medicinal potential of some poisonous plant was studied from Kahuta Rawalpindi
district. Calotropis procera is a remedy for asthma, leprosy and skin diseases.
Convolvulus arvensis is mild poisonous plant. It is an excellent remedy
for skin diseases and is also used for washing hair to remove dandruff. Oil of
Ricinus communis is useful in constipation in children and the plant is
used as an antiseptic. Root of Euphorbia helioscopia is used as an anthelmintic.
Tribulus terrestris is also a mild poisonous plant for humans but poisonous
for goats. The leaves of Cannabis sativa are antispasmodic, narcotic and
Sohail Jamil Qureshi , Sofia Bano , Taj Mohammad and Mir Ajab Khan , 2001. Medicinal Potential of Poisonous Plants of Tehsil Kahuta
from District Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 4: 331-332.