Efforts on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants of Pakistan

  title={Efforts on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants of Pakistan},
  author={Zabta Khan Shinwari and M. Zeeshan Qaiser},
Since the beginning of civilization, and perhaps as early as Neanderthal man, people have used plants as medicine. Evidence indicates that people used plants to cure themselves, e.g. Chinese Emperor (2800 BC); Babylon (1770 BC); Ancient Egypt (1550 BC). Islamic and Indian physicians also wrote many works prior to 1100 AD and the Seals from the Harappan site in Pakistan (2000 BC) also indicate use of plants. New aspects of medicinal plants need to be studied. For example, we should address the… CONTINUE READING
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