The area of Tessala is home to very diverse vegetation between forest and steppe species more than 1000 meters high, there are aromatic plants thus participating in the economy of the region this wealth is not exploited where the interest of our study in the framework of the valorization of the natural resources by an inventory of the flora and an ethnobotanical investigation using a standardized survey dedicated to the tradipraticiens. Subsequently, this work was complemented by the identification of field samples at the Botanical Laboratory of the faculty of medicine using flora and herbaria available to translate this traditional folk knowledge into scientific knowledge. Thus, the scientific knowledge of the medicinal flora of the region studied allowed us to gather the maximum of information concerning the therapeutic uses practiced by the local population. As a result of the floristic inventory a total of 80 medicinal plants, distributed in 50 genera, were collected and identified. Plant family with the highest medicinal plants in the study area used for various diseases treatment was Lamiaceae. The survey revealed more than 40 species used for several pathologies ranging from simple dermatological disease to hypertension and diabetes while Pistacia, Marrubium, and Myrtus were the most frequently utilized plant, However, to save medicinal plants from further loss, involving local communities in the cultivation of the most utilized medicinal plants is recommended.
|Subjects||Pharmacology and Pharmacy|
|Supporting Institution||University Djilali Liabes UDL SIDI BEL ABBES|
|Project Number||UDL 146|
|Thanks||TO Pr Toumi for helps and Dr Achouri , Dr Selka, Dr Daliyahia|
Publication Date : June 27, 2020
|APA||Nazım, B , Houarı, T , Ismaıl, B . (2020). Ethnobotanical Survey of Some Plants Used in Tessala Region, Algeria . Current Perspectives on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CUPMAP) , 3 (1) , 25-30 . DOI: 10.38093/cupmap.652708|