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CHITRAL HORTICULTURE SOCIETY

Local Practice:

The leaves and flowers are crushed into a paste and the paste is applied locally to kochai (boils). It is also applied to the hands when someone has Bolushok bik (split skin around the nails) as well as to the feet for split heals. The flowers are also used for decoration at marriages or during Eid ceremonies.

Local Name Shorang / Nakrezi
Botanical Name Lawsonia inermis
Part used Leaves and flowers
Locally used for Used For Kochai (boils), Bolushok bik (split skin around the nails as well as around the heal base)