CODEN(USA): PCJHBA Exploring the Medicinal Plants Wealth: An Assessment of Traditional Medico-Botanical Knowledge of Local Communities in Changa Manga Forest, Pakistan

Sheikh Ahmad, Saaleha Khan, Amna Butt
2015 The Pharmaceutical and Chemical Journal   unpublished
Medicinal usage of plants is one of the superior characteristic on which mankind is dependent upon since ages. Plants are being used for the treatment of various diseases of humans and animals. The Changa Manga Forest is designated as National Park located in Kasur, District. It consists of vast biological panorama, constituting many plants of the medicinal values. The purpose of this study was to preserve native traditional knowledge of plant's usage, promotion of awareness and its
more » ... to the domestic and international entrepreneur, identifying the flora, density and conservation of species. Ethno-medicinal survey was conducted in the periphery of the Changa Manga. The survey identified many plants at study site. Some of them including their medicinal values are