Potwar Plateau and Salt Range

The area of salt range begins in the east near the Jhelum in the Jogi Tilla and Bakralla ridges and runs southwest to the...

River Indus

The great river Indus flows through its course from Tibet and Ladakh to Thatta and Shah Bunder in Pakistan. After the creation of Pakistan...

The Indus Plains

River Indus is the largest river which originates from lake Maansarowar in Tibet passing through the Himalayas enters into Pakistan territory near Gilgit. In...

Balochistan Plateau

The plateau lies to the west of Sulaiman and Kirthar mountains, the dry hills run across the plateau from northeast to the southwest. These...

History

Pakistan traces its history back to at least 2,500 years before Christ, when a highly developed civilization flourished in the Indus valley areas. Excavations...

Traditional Medicine

The traditional system of medicine in Pakistan owe its origin in antiquity, therefore, usually it is referred to as Unani system of medicine (Unani...

Behind the Names

There are times when the true meaning of an application has taken on new importance for the people of a geographic entity. But how...

Devil’s Cotton

Abroma augusta Linn. Family: Sterculiaceae Arabic Name(s): Abromah Urdu Name(s): Ulat-Kambal, Olatkambol English Name(s): Devil's Cotton Parts Used Root, root bark (aqueous extract), leaves and stem. Quality/Temperament Warm and dry in the...

Basic Theory & Philosophy (Human Body In Health & Disease)

In the light of inferences and references on the history of science the course of acquisition of knowledge shows that the Arabic medical tradition...

The Sino-Han-Kampo and Ayurvedic-Indusyunic

If we look at the scenario of traditional medicine in Far East Asia, then Chinese system of traditional medicine have influenced and traveled a...