Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in the Urmia, Northwest Iran.

@article{Bahmani2014EthnobotanicalSO,
  title={Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in the Urmia, Northwest Iran.},
  author={Mahmoud Bahmani and Arman Zargaran and Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei and Kourosh Saki},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={7S1},
  pages={S348-54}
}
OBJECTIVE To collect and document information on anti-diabetic plants traditionally used in the treating of diabetes in Urmia at Northwest Iran because ethnomedicines are considered as valuable sources to find new potential drugs. METHODS We used the method of direct observation and interview (35 traditional healers) along with gathering herbarium specimens mentioned plants in site. RESULTS There were 30 medicinal plants from 17 families for the treatment of diabetes. The family with most… CONTINUE READING

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