An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia

  title={An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia},
  author={Moa Megersa and Zemede Asfaw and Ensermu Kelbessa and Abebe Beyene and Bizuneh Woldeab},
  booktitle={Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine},
BACKGROUND This paper reports an ethnobotanical study that focused on the traditional medicinal plants used by local communities to treat human and livestock ailments. A cross-sectional study was undertaken from September 2009 to June 2010 in Wayu Tuka District of Oromia Region, Ethiopia. The aim of the study is to document medicinal plants used by local people of the study area and the threats currently affecting medicinal plants. METHODS Ethnobotanical data were collected using semi… CONTINUE READING
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