This present work is the study of indigenous knowledge of some wild plants use for medicinal purposes in the area of Chhachh District Attock. Plant researchers have rarely visited the area, so this study mainly focus on formations regarding traditional uses of plants over the area of local people. For each species the information is provided regarding scientific names. English name, local name, and family name, part use medicinal importance uses. In total of 50 species belonging to 46 genera of 27 families are reported from area. During the course of study 12 Hakims (Specialists) and 100 local people were interviewed. The interviews were semistracted departing from a general interest in which type of plants were used for medicinal purposes. Further questions about preparation, seasonal collection times, location and part of the plants used were made.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Electronic Journal of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
- Indigenous knowledge
- Medicinal plants
- Trditional use