Editor-in-Chief Hatice Kübra Elçioğlu Vice Editors Levent Kabasakal Esra Tatar Online ISSN 2630-6344 Publisher Marmara University Frequency Bimonthly (Six issues / year) Abbreviation J.Res.Pharm. Former Name Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal
Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal 2017 , Vol 21 , Issue 2
The Preliminary Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants in Uşak (Turkey)
Gizem Bulut1,M. Zahid Bozkurt2,Ertan Tuzlacı1
1Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, Marmara University, İstanbul, Turkey
2Lokman Eczanesi, No:3/A, Uşak
DOI : 10.12991/marupj.300795 This study was made to reveal the plants used as traditional folk medicine in Uşak in 2013. The specimens of the plants used as folk remedies have been collected and the information about the local names, the part(s) used, the ailments treated, the therapeutic effect, the preparation, the methods of administration, and the duration of treatment were recorded. The plant specimens are kept in the Herbarium of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Marmara University. As a result of identification of the plant specimens, 38 species, used as a traditional folk medicine in Uşak, have been determined. According to the majority of the plants which have similar usages, the plants were mostly used for gastrointestinal system diseases, respiratory system diseases and urinary system diseases. Keywords : Ethnobotany; Folk medicinal plants; Uşak; Turkey
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