ETHNOMEDICINAL SURVY OF PLANTS FROM DISTRICT SIALKOT, PAKISTAN
Aqeel Mahmood1, Adeel Mahmood2* and Alia Tabassum3
1 Department of Pharmacy, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan 2 Department of Plant Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan 3 Department of Biochemistry, University of Veterinary and Animal sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Keywords: Fast Dissolving Tablets, Aceclofenac, Sublimation, kyron T-314.
Abstract

From ancient times, plants are being used in various diseases. Many of today’s drugs have been derived from plant sources. This study was conducted to record the ethnomedicinal information of highly medicinal plants of district Sialkot, Pakistan. Medicinal uses of plants were collected through questionnaire method, interviews and direct observation of plants and their actions. Data was recorded on questionnaires and plants were collected. 25 plants belonging to 17 families were recorded in this survey and 135 locals were visited, including 80 males 43 females and 12 Hakims. Medicinal information collected by this study is presented here. This study indicated that the district Sialkot has abundance of indigenous medicinal plants to cure a broad spectrum of human ailments. There is therefore, a need to preserve this treasure and to harvest these medicinal plants from the wild, train local collectors. Thus; the fundamental features of source, scientific origin and clinical value have been established to develop the future plans of isolation, purification and synthesis therapeutical effective medicinal plants of the area.

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Identifiers and Pagination:
Year:2011
Volume:3
First Page:212
Last Page:220
Publisher Id:JAppPharm (2011 ). 3. 212-220
Article History:
Received:January 30, 2011
Accepted:March 21, 2011
Collection year:2011
First Published:April 13, 2011


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Welcome to the research group of Prof. Dr. Cornelia M. Keck in Marburg. Cornelia M. Keck is a pharmacist and obtained her PhD in 2006 from the Freie Universität (FU) in Berlin. In 2009 she was appointed as Adjunct Professor for Pharmaceutical and Nutritional Nanotechnology at the University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and in 2011 she obtained her Venia legendi (Habilitation) at the Freie Universität Berlin and was appointed as a Professor for Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern. Since 2016 she is Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at the Philipps-Universität Marburg. Her field of research is the development and characterization of innovative nanocarriers for improved delivery of poorly soluble actives for healthcare and cosmetics. Prof. Keck is executive board member of the German Association of Nanotechnology (Deutscher Verband Nanotechnologie), Vize-chairman of the unit „Dermocosmetics“ at the German Society of Dermopharmacy, active member in many pharmaceutical societies and member of the BfR Committee for Cosmetics at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).

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