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Ethnopharmacological application of medicinal plants to cure skin diseases and in folk cosmetics among the tribal communities of North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Author(s): A. M. Abbasi, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Jahan and S. Sultana

Month: Mar
Year: 2010

Journal: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
Volume: 128
Issue: 2
Pages: 322-335

Article Topic(s): Ethnobotany, Human Use, Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Phyla nodiflora (Texas frogfruit),

Abstract

Interviews with locals in remote areas of the North-West Frontier Province in Pakistan revealed that Phyla nodiflora is used as a medicinal treatment for skin diseases and/or cosmetic purposes.

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A. M. Abbasi, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Jahan and S. Sultana. "Ethnopharmacological application of medicinal plants to cure skin diseases and in folk cosmetics among the tribal communities of North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan." Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128.2 (2010): 322-335.

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ISSN: 0378-8741
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2010.01.052

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