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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

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 5, Part B
Diversity of medicinal plants used on oral disease in the city of Meknes, Morocco

Hazim Harouak, Karima Falaki, El-Houssine Bouiamrine, Jamal Ibijbijen and Laila Nassiri

In order to study aromatic and medicinal plants (AMP) used on oral diseases in Meknes city-Morocco; an ethnobotanical study was conducted among herbalists operating traditional medicine sector in the city. This study was carried by using ethnobotanical surveys from January to March 2018, with 50 herbalists in 15 neighborhoods by using questionnaire forms. The study identified 42 species belonging to 24 families. The most representative families are: Lamiaceae (10 species), Myrtaceae (3 species) and Juglandaceae (1 species).
Leaves, stems and twigs are the most used plant parts and decoction was the mostly cited way for several plants species.
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How to cite this article:
Hazim Harouak, Karima Falaki, El-Houssine Bouiamrine, Jamal Ibijbijen, Laila Nassiri. Diversity of medicinal plants used on oral disease in the city of Meknes, Morocco. J Med Plants Stud 2018;6(5):117-122.
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