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Comparative study of heavy metals content in cosmetic products of different countries marketed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Abstract The study was undertaken in order to determine heavy metal content in fifteen (n = 15) cosmetics products both imported and locally manufactured by unauthorized company marketed at districtExpand
Proximate and nutrient composition of medicinal plants of humid and sub-humid regions in North-west Pakistan.
The study was carried out to assess proximate composition and nutrient contents of five medicinal plant species collected from Northwest Pakistan. Bupleurum falcatum and Valeriana officinalis belongsExpand
Ethnomedicine use in the war affected region of northwest Pakistan
  • M. Adnan, I. Ullah, +4 authors N. Ali
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
  • 31 January 2014
Traditional medicines are important to the livelihoods of rural communities in the region affected by the Global war on Terrorism, and there is a threat to their future use on account of rapid modernization and terrorist activities. Expand
Traditional uses of medicinal plants reported by the indigenous communities and local herbal practitioners of Bajaur Agency, Federally Administrated Tribal Areas, Pakistan.
This study has identified some important and newly reported medicinal plants from the ethno-medicinal perspective, which needs to be studied pharmacologically and toxicologically. Expand
Carbon Catabolite Repression in Filamentous Fungi
This review is a comprehensive revision of the regulation of CCR in filamentous fungi as well as an updated summary of key regulators, regulation of different CCR-dependent mechanisms and its impact on various physical characteristics of filamentous fungus. Expand
Ethnobotanical assessment of plant resources of Banda Daud Shah, District Karak, Pakistan
The investigated area is rural in nature and the inhabitants are highly dependent on the native plants for their health care needs and other requirements like fuel wood and fodder due to financial constraints and unavailability of resources. Expand
Use of Ethnomedicinal Plants by the People Living around Indus River
The results showed high dependency of local inhabitants on medicinal plants in meeting their primary health care needs, and direct matrix ranking indicated Morus alba and Dalbergia sissoo as highly multipurpose and threatened species in the study area. Expand
Application of Ethnobotanical Indices on the Use of Traditional Medicines against Common Diseases
There is a dire need to take necessary steps for the conservation of important medicinal plants by inhibiting overgrazing and providing alternate fuel resources and plants with high Fic and FL values should be further checked chemically and pharmacologically for future exploration of modern medicine. Expand
Food as medicine: a possible preventive measure against coronavirus disease (COVID‐19)
The present review was designed to report important functional food plants with immunomodulatory and anti‐viral properties that might reduce the risk of COVID‐19 and initiate a rapid recovery in cases of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection. Expand
Traditional uses of medicinal plants practiced by the indigenous communities at Mohmand Agency, FATA, Pakistan
There is a dire need to phytochemically and pharmacologically test the investigated taxa for the validation of traditional knowledge in the field of ethnomedicines. Expand