Preliminary Investigations on the Ethnomedicinal Plants of Akoko Division, South West Nigeria

Ige Olugbenga Ebenezer

Abstract


An account of sixty ethnomedicinal plant species belonging to thirty two families used extensively in different parts of Akoko division of Ondo State, South West Nigeria is highlighted. The parts of the plant species used in the treatment of various diseases ranged from leaves, stem, root, and bark to fruit only, or a combination of two or more parts from a single species or with those of other species. Their mode of application has also been discussed.


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Global Journal of Health Science   ISSN 1916-9736(Print)   ISSN 1916-9744(Online)

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