Flora and ethnobotany of medicinal plants in the southeast of the capital of Hodna (Algeria)

Madani Sarri, Amel Boudjelal, Noui Hendel, Djamel Sarri, Abderrahim Benkhaled


Floristic and ethnobotanical studies conducted in the southeast in the capital of Hodna (Bou Saada, El Hamel, Ben Srour, M'Cif, Ain El Melh, Ain Rich, El Houamed, Mohamed Boudiaf, Ain Fares, Ouled Slimane, Zarzour, Oultem and Sidi M’hamed) is to achieve an inventory of medicinal plants and gathering as much information on the therapeutic uses practiced in the study area. Using the 250 question cards, ethnobotanical surveys were conducted in the study area (18 women and 16 men of different ages). The therapeutic uses practiced by local people, have allowed us to identify a number of 41 species of medicinal flora belonging to 24 botanical families and 37 genera, with a relative importance of the family Lamiaceae. The majority of remedies are prepared as a decoction, and all diseases untreated, digestive disorders are the most cited diseases.


Ethnobotany - Medicinal Plants - M'sila (Algeria) - Questionnaires cards

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.48347/IMIST.PRSM/ajmap-v1i1.3255

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ISSN: 2458-5920