Advertisement

Topics

An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia.

07:00 EST 1st January 2013 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia."

This paper reports an ethnobotanical study that focused on the traditional medicinal plants used by local communities to treat human and livestock ailments. A cross-sectional study was undertaken from September 2009 to June 2010 in Wayu Tuka District of Oromia Region, Ethiopia. The aim of the study is to document medicinal plants used by local people of the study area and the threats currently affecting medicinal plants.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine
ISSN: 1746-4269
Pages: 68

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [23127 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Medicinal Plants from the Ouaddaï Province (Chad): An Ethnobotanical Survey of Plants Used in Traditional Medicine.

Plants are the basis of all health care systems. This study sought to inventory the most used medicinal plants in the local therapeutic patrimony of the Ouaddaï (East Chad) through an ethnobotanical ...

Ethnobotanical study of antilithic plants of Bhopal district.

Since urolithiasis is the third most common disease, found throughout the world, with a prevalence of 1-5% in Asia and two stone belts have been identified in India, one of which includes the study ar...

Do ferns and lycophytes function as medicinal plants? A study of their low representation in traditional pharmacopoeias.

Ethnobotany is becoming an important tool for understanding how traditional medical systems are organized and which variables affect their structure and dynamics. However, some phenomena observed in e...

Medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Bozüyük (Bilecik - Turkey).

Turkey is one of the richest countries in terms of plant diversity, owing to its unique geographical location with different climatic and geomorphological structures. For this reason interest in ethno...

Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana.

Ethnobotanical survey was performed to document medicinal plants employed in the management of malaria in the Bosomtwe and Sekyere East Districts of the Ashanti Region (Ghana), in comparison with the ...

Clinical Trials [271 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation of Synergistic Anti-plaque Activity of Salvadora Persica L. and Green Tea: A Clinical Comparative Study

Accumulation of dental plaque may result in negative effects on the tooth and tooth supporting periodontal tissue. In addition, it contributes to the development of caries and periodontal ...

Clinical Trial on the Effectiveness of Herbal Medicinal Mixture in Parkinson Disease

This study was designed to evaluate the symptomatic effects or potential disease progression slowing down effect of a kind of Herbal Medicinal Mixture in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients....

Clinical Trial on the Effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicinal Mixture in Parkinson Disease

This study was designed to evaluate the symptomatic effects or potential disease progression slowing down effect of a kind of Traditional Chinese Medicinal Mixture in Parkinson's disease (...

Chinese Medicinal Herbs Treatment on Novel Influenza A (H1N1)Pneumonia: Multi-centre, Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study

The purpose of the study is to determine whether the combination treatment of Chinese medicinal herbs and oseltamivir is more effective than single oseltamivir in treating novel influenza ...

Field Evaluation of Plant-Based Mosquito Control

Isolated minority communities in China use traditional plant-based methods of mosquito control. This study is evaluating 4 plants used in this way by monitoring mosquitoes entering houses...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The study of the actions and properties of medicinal agents, often derived from PLANTS, indigenous to populations or ETHNIC GROUPS.

The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.

Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, or other pharmacologic activity when administered to higher animals.

Cultivation of PLANTS; (FRUIT; VEGETABLES; MEDICINAL HERBS) on small plots of ground or in containers.

Works such as books on herbs or plants usually describing their medicinal value. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

Quick Search
Advertisement
 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article