A survey of medicinal plants and their traditional uses in iraq.

Research paper by N A NA Al-Douri

Indexed on: 01 Jan '00Published on: 01 Jan '00Published in: Pharmaceutical biology


An ethnobotanical survey was carried out in different regions of Iraq following interviews with various traditional healers, who are called Attars, and various other people. Ninety-seven medicinal plants belonging to forty-three families are listed in alphabetical order giving the parts used and method of preparation according to their therapeutic use.