Ethnobotanical Study of Commonly Used Weeds of District Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Jehanzeb khan, Rooman Khan, Rizwana Aleem Qureshi
In the present ethnobotanical study 27 commonly used weed species were collected from District Bannu belongingrnto 19 different families, were pressed in the field, treated with mercuric chloride, identified and deposited in thernherbarium of Government College Kakki Bannu. Through questioner method more than 80 interviews were made onrnrandom basis from local inhabitants, herbalists and Pansaries. The ethnobotanical data colleted about theserncommonly used weed species were recorded, preserved and documented which revealed that they are quite effectivernremedies for different diseases such as headache, diabetes, toothache, jaundice, intestinal diseases, asthma,rndysentery, diarrhea, fever, urinary tract, bleeding piles, skin disorders and cough.