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Bibak H, Moghbeli hanjaee F. Collection, identification and traditional usage of medicinal plants in Jiroft County. J. Med. Plants. 2017; 16 (64) :116-140
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1- Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Jiroft , hbibak@ujiroft.ac.ir
2- Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
Abstract:   (418 Views)
Background: Medicinal plants have been used for thousands of years as an important source of medicinal. Traditional botany offer valuable methods to finding new medicinal plants and herbal medicines.
Objective: The aim of this study was to identify the important native medicinal plants used by traditional healers of Jiroft.
Methods: The ethno-medicinal data of the plants were collected through field surveys, face-to-face interview with local herbalist and documentary studies. The traditional ethno-medicinal knowledge was recorded and for each species scientific name, local name, life form, therapeutic characteristic, used plant parts were aerial parts.
Results: A total of 147 species of medicinal plants belonging to 132 genera in 48 families were recorded. In this study the most frequently used plant was as comforting, healing wounds, stomach tonic, painkiller and anti-inflammation and other use in traditional medicine that they can be exploited with careful planning and management.
Conclusion: Prevalence and widespread use of medical herbs provide a context for identification of new treatment characteristics of plants in the region. Limited internal resources, development of employment plans based on cultivation and development of medicinal plants compatible with ecological conditions can lead to maximum productivity and provide a proper way to preserve these resources.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Agriculture & Ethnobotany
Received: 2016/07/4 | Accepted: 2017/01/2 | Published: 2017/11/6

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