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  • CorrigendumCorrigendum to (Use of Ethnomedicinal Plants by the PeopleLiving around Indus River)

    Sakina Mussarat,1 Naser M. AbdEl-Salam,2 Akash Tariq,1 Sultan Mehmood Wazir,3

    Riaz Ullah,4 and Muhammad Adnan1

    1Department of Botany, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-26000, Pakistan2Arriyadh Community College, King Saud University, Arriyadh-11437, Saudi Arabia3Department of Botany, University of Science and Technology, Bannu-28100, Pakistan4Department of Chemistry, Government College Ara Khel, FR Kohat-26000, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

    Correspondence should be addressed to Muhammad Adnan; ghurzang@hotmail.com

    Received 5 September 2016; Accepted 5 October 2016

    Copyright 2016 Sakina Mussarat et al.This is an open access article distributedunder theCreativeCommonsAttribution License,which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

    In the article titled Use of Ethnomedicinal Plants by thePeople Living around Indus River, [1] Table 2 containedethnomedicine recipes from previously published articles bySarfraz KhanMarwat, which were cited in the article as refer-ences [4] S. K.Marwat, M. A. Khan,M. Ahmad,M. Zafar, andF. Rehman, Ethnophytomedicines for treatment of variousdiseases inD. I. KhanDistrict, Sarhad Journal of Agriculture,vol. 24, no. 2, 2008 and [28] S. K. Marwat, F. Fazal-Ur-Rehman, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, and S. Ghulam,Medicinal folk recipes used as traditional phytotherapies indistrict Dera Ismail Khan, KPK, Pakistan, Pakistan Journalof Botany, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 14531462, 2011.The authors apol-ogize for not properly quoting the recipes or citing the sourcesin the table. Table 2 should be corrected as follows.

    References

    [1] S. Mussarat, N. M. AbdEl-Salam, A. Tariq, S. MehmoodWazir,R. Ullah, and M. Adnan, Use of ethnomedicinal plants by thepeople living around Indus river, Evidence-Based Complemen-tary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2014, Article ID 212634, 14pages, 2014.

    Hindawi Publishing CorporationEvidence-Based Complementary and Alternative MedicineVolume 2016, Article ID 3401263, 8 pageshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3401263

  • 2 Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Table2:Ethn

    omedicines

    ofthes

    tudy

    area.

    Botanicaln

    ame/Vo

    ucher

    Specim

    ennu

    mber

    Localn

    ame

    Family

    Habit/endemism

    Status

    Partused

    Recipes

    Dosage

    Acaciamodesta

    Wall.

    KUH-309

    Kikar

    Mim

    osaceae

    Tree/non

    endemic

    Cultivated

    Bark

    Theb

    arks

    arew

    ater

    boiledandjuiceis

    extracted,which

    isused

    then

    orallyin

    kidn

    eypains

    Mostly

    2or

    3tim

    esad

    ay

    Acacianilotica(L.)

    Delile.

    KUH-310

    Kikar

    Mim

    osaceae

    Tree/non

    endemic

    Wild

    Bark

    and

    flowe

    rs

    Theb

    arks

    arew

    ater

    boiledandthed

    ecoctio

    nisapplieddentally.

    Moreover,thefl

    owersa

    rebo

    iledin

    mustard

    oiland

    applyexternallyon

    theh

    ead[4]

    Ford

    entalpurpo

    sesits

    used

    twicea

    dayfor10

    days,w

    hileforo

    thersits

    used

    asneeded

    Albizialeb

    beck

    (L.)

    Benth.

    KUH-311

    Sirsirin

    Mim

    osaceae

    Tree/non

    endemic

    Cultivated

    Seeds

    Thes

    eeds

    areg

    rindedto

    finep

    owdera

    ndcollected

    after

    passingitthroug

    hfro

    mac

    loth

    having

    very

    smallp

    ores.Th

    ecollected

    powd

    eristhen

    mixed

    with

    sugarinequal

    quantity.Th

    ismixture

    isan

    effectiv

    eph

    ytotherapy

    takenorallyfora

    sthma[28]

    4gram

    softhe

    mixture

    istakentwotim

    esad

    ayfor

    upto

    40days

    duratio

    n[28]

    Alliu

    mcepa

    L.KU

    H-312

    Piaz

    Liliaceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Cultivated

    Bulb

    Grin

    dtheb

    ulbof

    onionandmixitwith

    water

    andtakenorallyforv

    omiting

    One

    dose

    isenou

    ghfor

    vomiting

    Alliu

    msativ

    umLinn

    .KU

    H-313

    Garlic

    Liliaceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Cultivated

    Bulband

    leaves

    Bulbpieces

    arer

    egularlyused

    forh

    ighbloo

    dpressure.B

    ulbandleaves

    andbu

    lbarec

    hewe

    dforv

    omiting

    Asn

    eeded

    Aloe

    barbadensis

    Mill.

    KUH-314

    Kunw

    arLiliaceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Wild

    /cultiv

    ated

    Pulpof

    leaves

    Spinelessleavesa

    recuttotwoto

    threep

    arts

    andareg

    iven

    orallyto

    livestock

    incombinatio

    nwith

    salts.M

    oreover,thep

    ulp

    canbe

    directlyappliedon

    burned

    skin

    [28]

    Usually3do

    seareg

    iven

    each

    after

    48ho

    ursa

    ndalso

    depend

    ondisease

    severity

    AvenasativaL.

    KUH-315

    Jou

    Poaceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Cultivated

    Fruit

    Partlyrip

    enfruitare

    grindedandmixed

    with

    somes

    ugar

    andcold

    water

    tomakes

    yrup

    and

    takenorallyas

    laxativ

    eAsn

    eeded

    Azadira

    chta

    indica

    (L.)

    A.Juss.

    KUH-316

    Neem

    Meliaceae

    Tree/non

    endemic

    Wild

    /cultiv

    ated

    Leaves

    3gm

    ofleaves

    areg

    rindedandpo

    ured

    inwater

    alon

    gwith

    common

    saltto

    makes

    yrup

    andused

    orallyforc

    uringjaun

    dice

    [4]

    2spoo

    nsof

    syrupeach

    are

    takentwotim

    esim

    mediatelyaft

    erthe

    breakfastand

    before

    the

    dinn

    er[28]

    Beta

    vulga

    risLinn

    .KU

    H-317

    Chuk

    andar

    Chenop

    odiaceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Cultivated

    Root

    Powd

    erisused

    orallyto

    treatdiabetes

    Asn

    eeded

  • Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3

    Table2:Con

    tinued.

    Botanicaln

    ame/Vo

    ucher

    Specim

    ennu

    mber

    Localn

    ame

    Family

    Habit/endemism

    Status

    Partused

    Recipes

    Dosage

    Calotro

    pisp

    rocera.A

    it.f.,Hort.

    KUH-318

    Akra

    Asclepiadaceae

    Shrub/no

    nend

    emic

    Wild

    Latexand

    flowe

    rs

    Plantlatex

    isappliedtopically

    ontheregionof

    snakeb

    ite.Flowe

    rsaretaken

    with

    water

    for

    intestinalpainaton

    etim

    e

    2-3tim

    esdaily

    for5

    days

    forintestin

    alpain

    Capparisdesid

    ua(Forsk.)Ed

    gew.

    KUH-319

    Kareeta

    Capparid

    aceae

    Shrub/no

    nend

    emic

    Wild

    Fruit,youn

    gshoo

    tsand

    bark

    Dry

    fruitsandsugarinequalamou

    ntsa

    recrushedto

    powd

    er,w

    hich

    arethenused

    orally

    forrheum

    atism

    .You

    ngshoo

    tare

    grindedand

    combinedwith

    flour,and

    givento

    livestock

    orothera

    nimals.Grin

    dedbark

    isapplied

    externallyon

    woun

    dedareasfor

    healing

    purpose[4]

    Incase

    ofrheumatism

    ,ateaspo

    onof

    thep

    owder

    alon

    gwith

    water

    istaken

    twotim

    esad

    ayforo

    newe

    ekdu

    ratio

    n[4]

    Capsicu

    man

    numL.

    KUH-320

    Green

    mirc

    hSolanaceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Cultivated

    Fruit

    Freshandun

    ripefruitiseatenagainstcancer

    Asn

    eeded

    Carallu

    matubreculataN

    Brow

    n.KU

    H-321

    Chun

    gaAp

    ocyn

    aceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Wild

    Who

    leplant

    Coo

    kitas

    simplev

    egetableford

    iabetic

    scontroland

    also

    eatendirectlyform

    any

    purposes

    Asn

    eeded

    Chenopodium

    album

    L.KU

    H-322

    Bathu

    Chenop

    odiaceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Wild

    Leaves

    and

    root

    Extractthe

    juicefrom

    theirleavesw

    hich

    take

    orallyas

    alaxative.Drie

    dleaves

    paste

    isused

    foru

    rinarypain

    Asn

    eeded

    Cicera

    rietin

    umLinn

    .KU

    H-323

    Channa

    Papilio

    naceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Cultivated

    Fruitsand

    seeds

    25gof

    roastedseed

    coatissoaked

    in250g

    ofwater

    andleftforo

    vernight.Inthem

    orning

    ,grindthes

    eeds

    andfilterit.Th

    efiltratew

    ater

    isthen

    orallytakenforc

    onstipatio

    n[28]

    Asn

    eeded

    Cichorium

    intybu

    sL.

    KUH-324

    Kasni

    Aste

    raceae

    Herb/no

    nend

    emic

    Wild

    Who

    leplant

    Freshplantsareb

    oiled.Afte

    rwhich

    sugaris

    poured

    into

    thed

    ecoctio

    nandtakenorally

    forstomachrelatedprob

    lems[4]

    Thes

    yrup

    isu

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