Ethnobotanical survey of the medicinal flora used by the Caribs of Guatemala

An ethnobotanical survey was conducted among the Carib population of Guatemala in 1988–1989. In general terms, the sample surveyed possessed a relatively good standard of living. [1]

Ethnobotanical survey in the Palestinian area: a classification of the healing potential of medicinal plants

An ethnobotanical survey was carried out in the West Bank to evaluate the relative efficacy of the plants used to treat skin diseases and prostate cancer. A total number of 102 informants, 30 years and older and either native born or had been living in the West Bank for more than 30 years, were interviewed using a previously prepared questionnaire. [2]

An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in Loja and Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador

This paper reports the results of an ethnobotanical survey on the uses of medicinal plants by inhabitants of two southern Ecuadorian provinces, namely, Loja and Zamora-Chinchipe.  [3]

Ethnobotanical Survey of Antimalarial Medicinal Plants Used in Butebo County, Eastern Uganda

Aims: The ethno botanical survey conducted was aimed at collecting, identifying ant malarial plants and documenting ethno botanical information on traditional herbal medicines used to treat malaria in Butebo County in Eastern Uganda.

Study Design: The ethno botanical survey was conducted using a questionnaire in five Sub Counties each consisting of 10 respondents. [4]

Ethnobotanical Survey and Preliminary Phytochemical Studies of Plants Traditionally Used for Diabetes in Eritrea

Aims: Identify and document medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Investigate the secondary metabolites present in those plants.

Study Design: A questionnaire was employed for the survey and different chemicals and reagents were used for phytochemical screening. [5]

Reference

[1] Girón, L.M., Freire, V., Alonzo, A. and Cáceres, A., 1991. Ethnobotanical survey of the medicinal flora used by the Caribs of Guatemala. Journal of Ethnopharmacology34(2-3), pp.173-187.

[2] Ali-Shtayeh, M.S., Yaniv, Z. and Mahajna, J., 2000. Ethnobotanical survey in the Palestinian area: a classification of the healing potential of medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology73(1-2), pp.221-232.

[3] Tene, V., Malagon, O., Finzi, P.V., Vidari, G., Armijos, C. and Zaragoza, T., 2007. An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in Loja and Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador. Journal of ethnopharmacology111(1), pp.63-81.

[ 4] Philip, K., Muthoni Elizabeth, M., Kiplagat Cheplogoi, P. and T. Samuel, K. (2017) “Ethnobotanical Survey of Antimalarial Medicinal Plants Used in Butebo County, Eastern Uganda”, European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 21(4), pp. 1-22. doi: 10.9734/EJMP/2017/35368.

[5] Sium Demoz, M., Patrick Gachoki, K., Joseph Mungai, K. and Girmay Negusse, B. (2015) “Ethnobotanical Survey and Preliminary Phytochemical Studies of Plants Traditionally Used for Diabetes in Eritrea”, European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 9(2), pp. 1-11. doi: 10.9734/EJMP/2015/18777.

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