:: Volume 7, Issue 1 (Spring 2016) ::
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Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants of Fasa in Fars province
E. Hatami *, M. Zahedifar
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Nowadays, medicinal plants are mostly considered by scientific and research centers because of their importance in sanitation and health of society. Ethnomedicine and ethnobotany are noteworthy issues in most countries such as Iran. In recent years, Iranian researchers has performed several studies on identification, introduction and, consumption methods of medicinal and aromatic plants in various regions.So, this study aimed to document medicinal plants of  Fasa in Fars province.

This survey was done by field trips, information and beliefs of  local people, identification, classification and,  introduction of these medicinal plants. For each species, we provided scientific name, local name, parts used, forms of preparation, ways of applications and, their therapeutic properties.

Medicinal plant species in Fasa are used mainly in remediation of digestive and nervous system disease respectively.The results of the present investigations show that many plant species of  this region have medicinal uses and economic values. So, the attention of people and natural resourses managers is necessary  to protect them from the risk of extinction.

Keywords: medicinal plants, ethnobotany, Fasa
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Type of Study: Origianal Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/29 | Accepted: 2016/06/29 | Published: 2016/06/29

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