the study justifies the traditional use of the plants in Eritrean Survey of Some Common Medicinal Plants Used in Eritrean Folk Medicine Abstract Sample survey was conducted by the researchers in a particular designated administrative area of two Zobas of the State of Eritrea to know the type of medicinal plants used by the people Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Berhane Kidane1 2* Tinde van Andel3 Laurentius Josephus Gerardus van der Maesen3 and Zemede Asfaw4 Abstract Background: Around 80% of the people of Ethiopia are estimated to be relying on medicinal plants for the treatment

The Use of Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Toothache

The result of the growth from analysis of medicinal plants used for toothache treatment in Ethiopia showed that shrubs constituted the highest proportion being represented by 45 (34 6%) species while there were 39 (30%) herb species and 35 (27%) trees (Figure 3) The dominance of shrubs for remedy preparation for toothache treatment is in line with a review by Alebie et al [] and Esubalew et

includes experimentally studied traditional medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Ethiopia for cancer therapy Medicinal Plants/Herbs with Scientific/Clinical Evidence Even though many plants/herbs have been used by traditional healers of Ethiopian society

1999) Although a significant number of people in Ethiopian societies use traditional medicinal plants for their primary health care Much of the earliest knowledge was not written down due to the secrete kept by priest and other knowledgeable persons as a source of

p= collections at PGRC/E (PGRC/E database) g = important genepool in Ethiopia (Edwards 1991) Of the traditional vegetables in Table 1 the root and tuber and leafy vegetable crops are most important as they are used by a large sector of the population on a regular basis and many of them are considered of high potential (Abebe Demissie 1991)

medicinal plant species investigated in this study is also medicinally useful in other parts of Ethiopia and elsewhere in Africa (Mesfin Taddese and Sebsebe Demissew (1992) Bayafers Tamene (2000) and Kebu Balemie et al (2004) The main feature of medicinal plant species and the medicinal plant used by Hadiya 'peoples' are

The Application of Medicinal Plants in Traditional and

Jun 15 2015Traditional medicine has remained as the most affordable and easily accessible source of treatment in the pri-mary health care system of resource poor communities The local people have a long history of traditional plant usage for medicinal purposes The medicinal use of plants is very old The writings indicate that therapeutic use

In evaluating the acute toxicity or subacute toxicity of medicinal plants any animal species can be used though rodents are used most often Many African plants have undergone toxicity screening in the past three decades In this chapter we review more than 50 plants used in African Traditional Medicine (ATM) for several purposes

Medicinal plants have been always a complete source of painkillers since early time The ethiopian traditional system of medicine is a rich source of plants for the various diseases They are used for thousands of years to flavor and conserve food

Most of these plants are obtained from local sources in the wild by knowledgeable traditional practitioners It has been reported that approximately 800 species of the medicinal plants grown in Ethiopia are used for treating about 300 medical conditions In the traditional treatment of mental illnesses in Ethiopia various plants parts either

LIST OF IMPORTANT MEDICINAL PLANTS AND THEIR USES NB: (Fam - Family T - Tree H - Herb C - Climber S- shrub) Plant: Common name / Maturity period: Botanical Name or Family: Parts Used: Average Price( Rs / Kg ) Medicinal Use: Amla ( T )After 4th year: Emblica officinalis Fam - euphorbiaceac: Fruit: Rs 15 - 45/kg

Traditional Medicinal Plant Knowledge and Use by Local Healers in Sekoru District Jimma Zone Southwestern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 3:24-28 Crossref : Haile Y Ensermu K Tamrat B Ermias L (2008) Plants Used in Traditional Management of Human Ailments at Bale Mountain National Park Southeastern Ethiopia

Jun 04 2007In Ethiopia medicinal plants have been used as traditional medicine to treat different human ailments by the local people from time immemorial These medicinal plants are estimated to be over 700 species [ 1 ] and most of them are confined to the southwestern regions of the country [ 2 ]

Information of medicinal plants was obtained through a direct interview with the local healers and field observations In-depth interview was also done to address details on the types and characteristics of plant and their traditional preparation parts used route of administration dose given by the local heal -

Traditional Medicinal Plants Used By Tigrigna Ethnic Group

Nugusse (2010) in Ethiopia Medicinal plant knowledge use and transfer of knowledge to the young generation can be affected by religious beliefs modernization acculturation and environmental change (Cunningham 1996) A total of 55 medicinal plant species belonging to 51 genera and 27 families were used to treat 41 human

The plant is used in traditional medicine for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety despite serious safety concerns A 2006 study suggested medicinal potential Plantago lanceolata: Plantain It is used frequently in herbal teas and other herbal remedies A tea from the leaves is used as a highly effective cough medicine

Jul 08 2012Ethiopian healers are more commonly known as traditional medical practitioners Before the onset of Christian missionaries and Medical Revolution sciences traditional medicine was the only form of treatment available Traditional healers extract healing ingredients from wild plants

graphs on medicinal plants commonly used in NIS have been completed and will be published soon Based on the NIS countries model in the fu-ture WHO would like to cooperate with more countries or regions to develop their monographs on commonly used medicinal plants Preparation of monographs for volume 4 Selection of medicinal plants

Medicinal plant Traditional treatment Snakebite Envenomation Sub-Saharan Africa Ethiopia Ethnomedicinal plants used for snakebite treatments in Ethiopia: a comprehensive overview Abraham Yirgu1 * Jean-Philippe Chippaux2 3 1 Central Ethiopia Environment and Forest Research Center Addis Ababa Ethiopia

May 08 2014Ethiopia is one of the six centres of biodiversity in the world with several topographies climatic conditions and various ethnic cultures Ethnobotanical study is a real and encourageable in rich biological resource areas for medicinal plant identification documentation ranking conservation and sustainable usages The purpose of this study was to identify the most effective medicinal

Most of these plants are obtained from local sources in the wild by knowledgeable traditional practitioners It has been reported that approximately 800 species of the medicinal plants grown in Ethiopia are used for treating about 300 medical conditions In the traditional treatment of mental illnesses in Ethiopia various plants parts either

review was to provide an overview of ethnobotany of medicinal plants used to treat mental illnesses among the Ethiopian population It gives a comprehensive information on the name of plants method of preparation route of administration plant part used and the habit of the plant used as well as the specific mental illness type

administration of plant preparations (65%) Multiple medicinal plants were cited against particular ailments and mixing of two or more different medicinal plants (14 3%) against a single ailment was also commonly reported Conclusion: This study showed that traditional medicine mainly involving the use of medicinal plants is playing a

dance of medicinal plant resources is declining with time Furthermore effort to conserve and cultivate medicinal plants is virtually non-existent Thus participation of the local people and awareness creation on sustainable utili-zation and management of these resources is vital Introduction About 80% of Ethiopian people rely on traditional

This review provides an overview on the active phytochemical constituents of medicinal plants that are traditionally used to manage cancer in Ethiopia A total of 119 articles published between 1968 and 2020 have been reviewed using scientific search engines such as ScienceDirect PubMed and Google Scholar Twenty-seven medicinal plant species that belong to eighteen families are documented