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CHITRAL HORTICULTURE SOCIETY

Fresh or dried plants are ground and into a powder. The powder is then stored in bottles. In case of indigestion and abdominal pain (ishkama chomique), the powder is mixed with Kali (soup) and is given to the patient, once a day at bed time, for two days. Fresh or dry leaves are boiled in water and by addition of milk, tea is made which is used against malarial fever.

Local Name Gundostak
Botanical Name Codonopsis clematidea
Part used Whole plant excluding root
Locally used for Indigestion and malarial fever