Der Pharma Chemica
Journal for Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Computational Chemistry

Abstract

Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Used by the People of Targuist in the North of Morocco

Author(s): Zouhri Aziz, Aarab Lotfi

An ethnobotanical survey of plants has been carried out in Targuist area (North of Morocco), it aimed to collect information on the medical and cosmetic uses of plants. By using 3500 questionnaires, ethnobotanical survey was conducted during two periods (2016 and 2017), with traditional herbalists and users of these plants. The analysis of results identified 90 plants distributed in 43 families with a dominance of the lamiaceae (15.28%). The survey revealed that leaves were the most used part of the plants (43%) and the majority preparation used was a decoction (36.6%). Digestive diseases represent the most cited diseases (31%).


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