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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part A
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, Osinake TS Awusinu TS

An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the Badagry people of Lagos State Nigeria for the treatment of obesity, asthma, diabetes and fertility was carried out between the months of March and September 2104. Information was collected via oral interviews with traditional healers, herbals sellers and the peoples of the locale. A total of 107 species belonging to 56 families and two fungi species were identified. The part most commonly utilized are roots followed by leaves, stem bark, and fruits. Flowers and bulbs are rarely used according to this survey. Decoctions and infusions are the most popular modes of preparation while oral and to a lesser extent topical are the most common administration routes.
Maps of Lagos Sate (Local Government Areas) showing study area (Badagry Local Government Area, arrowed)
Fig.: Maps of Lagos Sate (Local Government Areas) showing study area (Badagry Local Government Area, arrowed)
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How to cite this article:
Makinde SCO, Ojekale AB, Osinake TS Awusinu TS. An Ethnomedical and Ethnobotanical survey of Plants Herbal Therapy used for Obesity, Asthma, Diabetes and Fertility by the Badagry people of Lagos State, Nigeria. J Med Plants Stud 2015;3(5):01-06.
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