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The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey)

Year 2016, Volume 46, Issue 2, 115 - 124, 26.12.2016

Abstract

This study was made to reveal the plants used as traditional folk medicine in Yüksekova (Hakkari) situated in Southeastern of Turkey. The specimens of the plants used as folk remedies were collected and the information about the local names, the part(s) used, the ailments treated, the therapeutic effect, the preparation, the methods of administration, and the duration of treatment have been recorded. The plant specimens are kept in the Herbarium of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Marmara University. As a result of identification of the plant specimens, 25 species, used as a traditional folk medicine in Yüksekova, were determined. Among them, 18 species were wild and 7 species were cultivated plants. According to the majority of the plants which have similar usages, the plants were mostly used for urinary system diseases, wound, diabetes and stomach diseases.

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  • http://www.yuksekova.gov.tr/ Accessed 18.10.2016
  • http://www.turkiye-rehberi.net/hakkari-haritasi.asp Accessed 18.10.2016

Year 2016, Volume 46, Issue 2, 115 - 124, 26.12.2016

Abstract

References

  • Alexiades MN (1996) Selected Guidelines for Ethnobotanical Research: A Field Manual. New York. Altundağ E, Öztürk M (2011) Ethnomedicinal studies on the plant resources of East Anatolia, Turkey. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 19: 756-777.
  • Bulut G, Tuzlaci E (2013) An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Turgutlu (Manisa-Turkey). J Ethnopharmacol., 149: 633-647.
  • Cotton CM (1996) Ethnobotany: Principles and Applications. JohnWiley and sons Ltd. West Sussex, UK.
  • Çakılcıoğlu U, Türkoğlu İ (2010) An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Sivrice (Elazığ-Turkey). J Ethnopharmacol., 132: 165-175.
  • Çakılcıoğlu U, Şengun MT, Türkoğlu İ (2010) An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants of Yazıkonak and Yurtbaşı districts of Elazığ province, Turkey. J. Med. Plants Res. 4: 567-572.
  • Çakılcıoğlu U, Khatun S, Türkoğlu İ, Hayta Ş (2011) Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants in Maden (Elazığ-Turkey). J Ethnopharmacol., 137: 469-486.
  • Davis PH (1965-1985) The Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands. Vol. 1-9, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. Davis PH, Mill RR, Tan K (1988) The Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands. Vol. 10, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dogan A, Tuzlaci E (2015) Wild edible plants of Pertek (Tunceli-Turkey). Marmara Pharm J., 19: 126-135.
  • Güner A, Özhatay N, Ekim T, Başer KHC (2000) The Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands. Vol. 11, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Kaval İ, Behçet L, Çakılcıoğlu U (2014) Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants in Geçitli and its surrounding (Hakkari-Turkey). J Ethnopharmacol., 155: 171-184.
  • Martin GJ (1995) Ethnobotany: A Methods Manual. Chapman and Hall, London. Mükemre M, Behçet L, Çakılcıoğlu U (2015) Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants in villages Çatak (Van-Turkey). J Ethnopharmacol., 166: 361-374.
  • Ozgen U, Kaya Y, Coskun M (2004) Ethnobotanical studies in the villages of the district of Ilıca (Province Erzurum) Turkey. Econ. Bot., 58: 691-696.
  • Ozgokce F, Ozcelik H (2004) Ethnobotanical aspects of some taxa in East Anatolia (Turkey). Econ. Bot., 58: 697-704.
  • Özhatay N, Koçyiğit M, Bona M (2012) Istanbul’un ballı bitkileri. BAL-DER, İstanbul.
  • Sezik E, Yesilada E, Tabata M, Honda G, Takaishi Y, Tetsuro F, Tanaka T, Takeda Y (1997) Traditional Folk Medicine in Turkey VIII. Folk Medicine in East Anatolia; Erzurum, Erzincan, Ağrı, Kars, Iğdır Provinces. Econ. Bot., 51: 195-211.
  • Tabata M, Sezik E, Honda G, Yesilada E, Fukui H, Goto K, Ikeshiro Y (1994) Traditional Medicine in Turkey III. Folk Medicine in East Anatolia, Van and Bitlis Provinces. Pharm Biol, 32: 3-12.
  • Tuzlaci E, Doğan A (2010) Turkish folk medicinal plants, IX: Ovacik (Tunceli). Marmara Pharm J., 14: 136-143.
  • Yeşil Y, Akalın E (2009) Folk medicinal plants in Kürecik area (Akçadağ/Malatya-Turkey). Turkish J Pharm Sci, 6: 207-220.
  • http://www.yuksekova.gov.tr/ Accessed 18.10.2016
  • http://www.turkiye-rehberi.net/hakkari-haritasi.asp Accessed 18.10.2016

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Subjects Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Journal Section Araştırma Makalesi
Authors

Gizem Bulut This is me
MARMARA UNIV


Muhacir Biçer This is me
MARMARA UNIV


Ertan Tuzlacı This is me
MARMARA UNIV

Publication Date December 26, 2016
Published in Issue Year 2016, Volume 46, Issue 2

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Bibtex @research article { iujfp284680, journal = {Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University}, issn = {0367-7524}, eissn = {2148-6042}, address = {}, publisher = {Istanbul University}, year = {2016}, volume = {46}, number = {2}, pages = {115 - 124}, title = {The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey)}, key = {cite}, author = {Bulut, Gizem and Biçer, Muhacir and Tuzlacı, Ertan} }
APA Bulut, G. , Biçer, M. & Tuzlacı, E. (2016). The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey) . Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University , 46 (2) , 115-124 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/iujfp/issue/27053/284680
MLA Bulut, G. , Biçer, M. , Tuzlacı, E. "The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey)" . Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University 46 (2016 ): 115-124 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/iujfp/issue/27053/284680>
Chicago Bulut, G. , Biçer, M. , Tuzlacı, E. "The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey)". Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University 46 (2016 ): 115-124
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ISNAD Bulut, Gizem , Biçer, Muhacir , Tuzlacı, Ertan . "The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey)". Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University 46 / 2 (December 2016): 115-124 .
AMA Bulut G. , Biçer M. , Tuzlacı E. The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey). Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University. 2016; 46(2): 115-124.
Vancouver Bulut G. , Biçer M. , Tuzlacı E. The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey). Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University. 2016; 46(2): 115-124.
IEEE G. Bulut , M. Biçer and E. Tuzlacı , "The folk medicinal plants of Yüksekova (Hakkari-Turkey)", Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of Istanbul University, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 115-124, Dec. 2016