vi, 280p., Figs., Col. Maps, Plts., Col. Illus., Gloss., Index
The material collected for the book is more than 100 but, out of them I am presenting only 33 weeds (plants growing of their own) in volume 1. Each wed is named in local Kashmiri language, scientific name, common name and in national and international language. A brief history about description of the weed its chemical constituents present in it, their medicinal value in past or present and the toxic effects with live and herbarium coloured about 80 photographs. Chapter 1 gives the brief coverage of the valley with coloured photographs, at the end of the book is the glossary of almost all technical terms important places and important personalities mentioned in the book, with list of books and journals from where the material of the book has been collected.