When asked, Omar Farooq said, ‘The CRB area itself is like a natural hospital. Here we have found 173 medicinal plants. These plants are used as medicine for various diseases. These plants are used for herbal medicine as well as for medical science. We should save these trees. ‘
The study found a total of 223 species of plants in the CRB area. Among them 34 species of herbaceous plants. There are 22 species of herbaceous plants. 9 endangered species of plants. 6 such plants may become extinct in the future. There are 6 big trees in the area. In which there is a hundred-year-old roar and thunder.
The study found only two to seven medicinal plants in the Batali hills and chicken farm areas of the city rather than the CRB. CRB is the third of the 20 areas in the city in terms of number and variety of trees.
Eco president Sarwar Alam, who initiated the study, said in the first light, ‘Chittagong city is becoming increasingly forestless. From this concern we undertook the research to find out how much green is left here at present. Our researchers have found many medicinal plants.