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CHITRAL HORTICULTURE SOCIETY

Seeds of Khesgoom (carrot) are collected, dried and ground. Tea is made from the powder and is given for patients with abdominal obstruction (lshkama Bandbik). Khesgoom is cultivated for its valuable roots. Roots are used as vegetable and have a good market

Local Name Khesgoom
Botanical Name Daucus carota
Part used Root and seed
Locally used for Ishkama Bandbika (abdominal obstruction) and as a vegetable.