Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by Oromo people, Ghimbi District, Southwest Ethiopia

  title={Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by Oromo people, Ghimbi District, Southwest Ethiopia},
  author={Balcha Berhanu Abera},
  booktitle={Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine},
BACKGROUND Ethiopia is one of the six centres of biodiversity in the world with several topographies, climatic conditions and various ethnic cultures. Ethnobotanical study is a real and encourageable in rich biological resource areas for medicinal plant identification, documentation, ranking, conservation and sustainable usages. The purpose of this study was to identify the most effective medicinal plants for specific treatment through priority ranking and to assess the status of the transfer… CONTINUE READING
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