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JMP 2017, 4(64): 116-140 Back to browse issues page
Collection, Identification and Traditional Usage of Medicinal Plants in Jiroft County
H Bibak *1, F Moghbeli2
1- (M.Sc.) - Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Jiroft, Jiroft, Iran
2- (M.Sc. student) Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
Abstract:   (40 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.
Keywords: Jiroft, Medicinal plants, Traditional use
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Biology
Received: 2017/11/7 | Accepted: 2017/11/7 | Published: 2017/11/7
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Bibak H, Moghbeli F. Collection, Identification and Traditional Usage of Medicinal Plants in Jiroft County. JMP. 2017; 4 (64) :116-140
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Volume 4, Number 64 (2017 2017) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی گیاهان دارویی Journal of Medicinal Plants
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