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CHITRAL HORTICULTURE SOCIETY

The maize silk (long hairy stigmas) are collected, dried and stored. The maize silk is boiled and the decoction is given to the patient of Bruka boht bik (calculus) and Ishkama Chomique (Abdominal pain) before breakfast.

Local Name Jowari
Botanical Name Zea mays
Part used Maize silk (Pistillate spikelets of maize)
Locally used for Bruka boht bik (calculus) and Ishkama Chomique (abdominal pain)