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Ethnobotany of medicinal plants of Tehsil Kotli Sattian, District Rawalpindi

By: Mehwish Zarif, Kafeel Ahmed, Mushtaq Ahmed, Muhammad Altaf, Sumara Zarif

Key Words: Ethnobotany, Medicinal plants, Tehsil Kotli, Sattian

Int. J. Biosci. 13(1), 387-400, July 2018.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/13.1.387-400

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Abstract

In this study we aimed to explore the medicinal plants in Pakistan, the diversity of medicinal flora of Tehsil Kotli Sattian. On the bases out selected methodology it is concluded that the study area is rich with medicinal flora comprises of 62 plant species belonging to 37 families and 54 genera. It was observed that Rosaceae and Solanaceae are widely distributed families consists of 5 plant species. Leaves are the most extensively used part while decoction was the most common method of herbal preparation. The collected plant species are used by the local community for their primary health care needs indicated that plants have novel therapeutic potential against different ailments.

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Ethnobotany of medicinal plants of Tehsil Kotli Sattian, District Rawalpindi

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Mehwish Zarif, Kafeel Ahmed, Mushtaq Ahmed, Muhammad Altaf, Sumara Zarif.
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