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Ethnomedical uses of plants in Nigeria

L. S. Gill

Ethnomedical uses of plants in Nigeria

by L. S. Gill

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Published by Uniben Press in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Medicinal plants -- Nigeria.,
    • Ethnobotany -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-276).

      Statementby L.S. Gill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRS182.N6 G55 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL742829M
      ISBN 109782027200
      LC Control Number97135200
      OCLC/WorldCa35781020

      Read Also: 12 Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil Some Medicinal Plants within Diverse Ethnic Groups In Nigeria. A list of common medicinal plants used by the Otuo tribe of Owan East local government area Edo State were noted by researchers on herbs included the Lemongrass, orange (known as omoka), Dogoyaro, pineapple (oghakha), pawpaw (Ayaba), African cucumber (Elohn), guava (Egova) and . Medicinal plants, also called medicinal herbs, have been discovered and used in traditional medicine practices since prehistoric times. Plants synthesise hundreds of chemical compounds for functions including defence against insects, fungi, diseases, and herbivorous us phytochemicals with potential or established biological activity have been identified.

      vernacular names of the various plant species (Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa) as well as their uses and the part(s) used. A total of 96 plants species were encountered in the state. Their names in the various languages, families, Uses and part(s) being used are shown in Table 1. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION. However, there is need to scientifically evaluate these plants to confirm their therapeutic efficacy against diseases indicated and to validate their use in the traditional medical practice of the Ebira people of Kogi State. Keywords: Ethnomedical survey; medicinal plant; Ebiraland; Kogi State; Nigeria. Full Article - PDF Page

      An investigation into the ethno medical studies on plants used in the treatment of certain diseases in Eastern Nigeria was carried out. The results showed that different plant species belonging to different families of flowering plants were used for the treatment of one aliment or the order. The first part of the book contains a catalog of the plants used as ingredients for the preparation of traditional remedies, including their medicinal uses and the parts of the plant used. This is followed by a pharmacognostical profile of of the major herbs, with a brief description of the diagnostic features of the leaves, flowers, and.


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Ethnomedicine is a study or comparison of the traditional medicine based on bioactive compounds in plants and animals and practiced by various ethnic groups, especially those with little access to western medicines, e.g., indigenous these traditions constitute significant interactions with insects as well, in Africa or around the globe.

The word ethnomedicine is sometimes used. Plant-derived NHPs are used worldwide for human disease prevention and healing in ethnomedicine practices. 17 Bioactive compounds in plants often are secondary metabolites, and are also known as natural products. 18 Secondary metabolites are derived from primary metabolites (e.g., proteins, lipids, carbohydrates), but are found at much lower.

Aim of the present study was to document ethnomedicinal plants used against gastrointestinal complaints in five selected remote regions of Pakistan and to select potential medicinal plants for further in vitro and in vivo investigation.

Data on ethnomedicinal plants and ethnographic profile of respondents was documented using semistructured by: Gill, L.S, Ethnomedical uses of plants inNigeria, Gill, L.

Ethnomedical uses of plants in Nigeria, Benin-City; Uniben Press, p. Ethnomedical study of plants used by indigenous people of Nyiev and Mbawa Districts, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.

Uleh Mark *, Ikyese Charles, and Ekhuemelo David. Department of Forest Production and Products, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. Publication history. The book's topic is important because knowledge of local ethnomedical practice is essential for development of public health interventions in non-Western settings.

The study showed that species and 95 families of medicinal plants were recognized as being used by most of the people in Nigeria for the treatment of various common diseases. The 50 healers that participated in the study were asked to provide information on plant(s) use against any kind of illness in humans and livestock, and in particular the type of plant (e.g.

trees, shrubs, herbs, climbers or others) and the parts used (e.g. roots, leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or others), the methods of remedy preparation (e.g.

The development and use of traditional herbal medicine (THM) have a very long historical background that corresponds to the Stone Age.

In the continent of Africa, the practice of traditional healing and magic is much older than some of the other traditional medical sciences [] and seems to be much more prevalent compared to conventional medicine. African traditional medicine is a form of.

The medicinal plants have been used for treatment Of illnesses and diseases, since the dawn of time. Ancient Chinese scriptures and Egyptian papyrus hieroglyphics describe medicinal uses plants. Indigenous cultures (e.g. African and Native American) used herbs in their healing rituals, While others.

Res. Agric. & Biol. Sci., 4(1):60 Fig 1: A map of Edo state showing study areas. Table 2: Ethnomedical uses of Plants for skin diseases in Ovia North East Local Government Area, Edo State Botanical Family Common Local Parts Major Preparation & Administration Names Name Name Used.

Abstract: Inadequate information on the uses of medicinal plant species is affecting knowledge transfer of herbal medicines. Consequently, ethnomedical survey of plant species used for treatment of various diseases in Mbalom Council Ward (CW) of Gwer East Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, Nigeria was conducted.

This research is to evaluate the traditional pain management or treatment using plants in Lokoja. An ethnomedical survey on medicinal plants/recipes used in pain management was conducted between March and August, in Lokoja, Nigeria.

Information on indigenous medicinal plant wealth of the people was obtained using a scientifically structured questionnaire with key people who are. The Herbs and spices Book.

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The Whitefriars Press. () Flora of West Tropical Africa Vol. The Whitefriars Press. ETHNOMEDICAL USES OF Tacazzea apiculata OLIV. (PERIPLOCACEAE) Abubakar Ahmed1*, Hadiza D. Nuhu1, Hamisu Ibrahim2 and Habila Emmanuel Mshelia3 1Department of Pharmacognosy & Drug Development Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria 2Department of Chemistry Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. The Diversity of Uses of Medicinal Plants in Nigeria. Taxonomy of Nigerian Medicinal Plants. Antiviral Properties of African Medicinal Plants. Medicinal Plants Used in Treating Eye Infections.

Historical ethnobotanical review of medicinal plants used to treat children diseases in Romania (s–s) Published on 24 Mar Editor's quote Professor Andrea Pieroni, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine "Ethnobiology and ethnomedicine are exciting and revolutionary multidisciplinary fields at the center of.

Details of plants used for the treatment of gynaecological disorders of women were obtained from published books and monographs. Traditional remedies described as being used for the following were noted: abortion, to prevent abor-tion (antiabortifacient), contraception, breast and uterine cancer, menstruation: irregular menstruation, painful men.

Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria. An Ethnomedical and Ethnobotanical survey of Plants Herbal Therapy used for Obesity, Asthma, Diabetes and Fertility by the Badagry people of Lagos State, Nigeria Makinde SCO, Ojekale AB, Oshinaike TS, Awusinu TS Abstract An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the Badagry people of Lagos State Nigeria for the.

Abstract An ethno-medical field survey was carried in communities spanning the three vegetation (Fresh Water Swamp, Lowland Rain Forest and Derived Savanna) zones of Edo State, Nigeria.

plant species distributed in genera, belonging to 77 families, used in the treatment of various diseases were enumerated, identified and their ethnomedical value documented.Plants have traditionally been used for treatment of human and livestock ailments in Ethiopia by different ethnic and social groups.

However, this valuable source of knowledge is not adequately documented, which impedes their widespread use, evaluation and validation. Here, we recorded indigenous knowledge and standard practices for human and livestock disease control, of three ethnic groups.Ethnomedical Survey of Medicinal Plants Used by Three Indigenous Tribes of Yobe State, Nigeria.