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COMMON MEDICINAL PLANTS OF CHAPURSAN VALLEY, GOJAL II, GILGIT-PAKISTAN

Sultan Mehmood Wazir, Altaf Ahmad Dasti, Jehandar Shah

Department of Biotechnology, University of Malakand, Chakdara–Dir.

Abstract: This article is based on the results of an ethno-botanical research conducted in Chapursan Valley. The main objective of this paper was to enlist the wealth of medicinal plants. In total 41 species, belonging to 29 families of wild herbs, shrubs and trees, were found to be used as medicinal plants by the inhabitants in the valley.

Keywords: Chapursan valley, identification and uses of plants, wealth of medicinal plants.