Ethnobotanical Study (Identification, Medical Properties and How to Use) of some Medicinal Plants of Behbahan city of Khuzestan Province, Iran

Damoun Razmjoue, Zahra Zarei, Raham armand
2017 Journal of Medicinal Plants  
The ethnobotanical science to study how the people of a race, culture or specific area use the native plants of that region. Since the methods and the indications of medicinal plants in the different regions are various. Objective: The present study was conducted with the purpose of introducing the traditional application of medicinal plants of Behbahan City for curing the diseases. Methods: For this purpose, after gathering the native plants of region simultaneously, the local name, medicinal
more » ... roperties, How to use and the other information related to the species were gathered. Results: In this study, 60 plant species belong to 23 families were identified. The Lamiaceae, Apiaceae, Asteraceae, Poaceae and Solanaceae families respectively with having 7, 7, 6, 5 and 4 species had the most number of plants species. By examining the types of plants used as Sodden consumption was found that most (45%) and then the tail and Crude (30 percent). Conclusion: Existence of 60 medicinal plant species in Behbahan City shows that the city is reach in terms of having access to medicinal plants; and this matter can provide suitable field for better usage of medicinal plants of this city for producing the productions with more effectiveness and less disadvantages.
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