MEDICINAL PLANTS OF SHERINGAL VALLEY, DIR UPPER, KPK, PAKISTAN
Sheringal valley has diverse flora for the growth of high valued medicinal plants. A total of 62 species were collected belonging to 34 families. The local people of this area are being used these plants for 26 different types of local uses. The local medicinal uses include diuretic, astringent, tonic, expectorant, stimulant, anthelmintic, antispasmodic, purgative, emollient, laxative, anti-dyspepsia, anti-diarrhea, carminative, rheumatism, ophthalmic, narcotic, sedative, dysentery, jaundice, stomachache, ant asthmatic, epilepsy vomiting, anodyne, fever and anti cancer.