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Asian Journal of Plant Sciences
Year: 2004  |  Volume: 3  |  Issue: 4  |  Page No.: 410 - 415

Ethnopharmacological Survey of Some Medicinally Important Plants of Galliyat Areas of NWFP, Pakistan

Ejaz Ahmed, Muhammad Arshad, Mushtaq Ahmad, Majid Saeed and Muhammad Ishaque    

Abstract: Ethnopharmacological survey was conducted in Galliyat areas of Tehsil Abbotabad (NWFP) Pakistan. Being apart from city the local people preferably use medicinal plants for their common ailments by traditional methods. Galliyat is dressed up with a wide range of medicinal flora. Indigenous plants are interactly associated to the culture and traditions of local peoples. So ethnopharmacological survey yielded interesting results. The survey comprised plant-collection trips, interviews and meetings with local people and rural herbalists. In a total of 41 wild plant species, belonging to 40 genera of 33 families were used by local inhabitants, for medicinal purposes.

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