An Ethnobotanical Survey of Rahim Yar Khan and Surrounding Areas, Punjab, Pakistan

  • N. S. JILANI
  • M. T. ARAIN
  • M. T. RAJPUT
  • S. S. TAHIR
  • F. B. SHAR
Keywords: Medicinal plants, Ethnobotany, Ethnobotanical Study


A survey of plants used in the traditional popular medicine found in the Rahim Yar Khan district and surrounding areas Punjab, Pakistan, has been conducted. The data of medicinal use of 43 different plant species is provided which can be used to make proposal for the welfare of human beings, which are ecologically sound, economically visible as well as satisfying the needs of the human communities. The present examination region is proposed to think about and archive the medicative plants, their medicinal use, and the customary information utilized every now and again by the inhabitants of the Rahim Yar Khan and Cholistan desert Punjab, Pakistan. The old regional cures of these zones are lessening because of the absence of subjective and mensurable research. The investigation recorded a rundown of different medicative plants utilized as conventional prescriptions by natives. The examination uncovered that the neighborhood individuals of the study zones acquire a rich customary information however there is an extraordinary threat of losing this abundance of information sooner rather than later. Documentation of the information is from Rahim Yar Khan and surrounding areas, Pubjab, Pakistan is remarkable data in its temperament. The investigation shows the undocumented information worth acknowledgment that won't just help in the preservation of therapeutic plant species yet will feature the pharmacological limit with respect to improved human medicinal services in regards to normal afflictions.