Plant genetic resources and traditional knowledge on medicinal use of wild shrub and herbaceous plant species in the Etna Regional Park (Eastern Sicily, Italy).

@article{Tuttolomondo2014PlantGR,
  title={Plant genetic resources and traditional knowledge on medicinal use of wild shrub and herbaceous plant species in the Etna Regional Park (Eastern Sicily, Italy).},
  author={Teresa Tuttolomondo and Mario Licata and Claudio Leto and Maria Letizia Gargano and Giuseppe Venturella and Salvatore La Bella},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={155 2},
  pages={
          1362-81
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE This paper illustrates the results of a study carried out in the Etna Regional Park (Eastern Sicily, Italy) concerning the traditional knowledge on medicinal use of wild plant species. It contains the results of a quantitative analysis carried out for the first time. A total of 71 wild species are used for medicinal purposes. Two species, Astracantha sicula (Biv.) Greuter and Trifolium phleoides Willd., are little known as medicinal in the Mediterranean area. The… CONTINUE READING
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