Medicinal Plant Use of Villagers in the Mopani District , Limpopo Province , South Africa

  title={Medicinal Plant Use of Villagers in the Mopani District , Limpopo Province , South Africa},
  author={MA Chauke and LJ Shai and M M Mogale and MP Tshisikhawe and Mp Mokgotho},
  • MA Chauke, LJ Shai, +2 authors Mp Mokgotho
  • Published 2015
Background: An ethno-medical survey of plants was conducted at Mashishimale village near Phalaborwa, in Limpopo Province (South Africa). Owing to high level of poverty and lack of proper daily operational healthcare facilities in certain parts of Mashishimale village, the use of plants as medicine persists. The aim of the study was to compile a list of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners for treatment of diabetes mellitus and other ailments. Materials and methods… CONTINUE READING


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