Research Article | Volume: 2 Issue: 8, August 2012

Use of Wild Plants at Dermatosis (Skin Deseases): Ethnobotany

Ibadullayeva S.J. Shahmuradova M. Gahramanova M. Aliyeva Sh. G   

Open Access    DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.2809


Data about 23 species of wild plants spread in the Azerbaijan flora and widely used in folk medicine (at skin diseases) during Ethnobotanical Researches have been acquired: Lycopodium clavatum L. Pinus sylvestris L., Quercus robur L., Morus alba L., Rheum rupestre Litv., Chelidonium majus L., Ribes nigrum L., Rosa canina L., Filipendula ulmaria (L.) MaÑ…im., Agrimonia eupatoria L., Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall., Peganum harmala L., Hypericum perforatum L., Hippophae rhamnoides L., Origanum vulgare L., Plantago major L., Viburnum opulus L., Bidens tripartita L., Sambucus nigra L., Tussilago farfara L., Helichrysum plicatum DC., Tanacetum vulgare L., Matricaria chamomilla L., TaraÑ…acum officinale Wigg., Verbascum densiflorum Bertol., Centaurium umbellatum Gilib. Areals and biological features of these plants, parts used as medicine and phases of plants have been specified and their medicinal significance and curative properties defined on the result of the complex researches executed in 2007-2011. Wild medicinal herbs collected for cure of dermatovenereological diseases bore great interest. On the result of the researches executed below information related to the use of bioecological and phythotherapeutic properties of some wild plants especially at dermatovenereology including other diseases were provided. It’s been known a part of the studied plants takes a wide range in the flora and it’s possible to use them as a biological base of raw materials. Some plants are threatened as they’re collected unlimitedly. Taking into account in-situ collections of such plants have been created and the seeds collected were reintroduced in their initial natural populations.

Keyword:     folk medicinemedicinal plantsdermatosis.

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