Urban ethnobotany study in Samogitia region, Lithuania

  title={Urban ethnobotany study in Samogitia region, Lithuania},
  author={Zivile Petkeviciūte and Nijolė Savickienė and Arūnas Savickas and Jurga Bernatonienė and Zenona Kalvėnienė and Andrius Pranskunas and Robertas La{\vz}auskas},
  journal={Journal of Medicinal Plants Research},
The urban ethnobotany study provides a generalized survey on ethnobotanical knowledge preserved in Samogitia (Lithuania) and on the practical application of this knowledge in modern therapy. We registered 113 medicinal plants from 57 plant families used for therapeutic purposes. The most commonly used families of medicinal plants were Asteraceae, Lamiaceae and Rosaceae and the most commonly used plants - Calendula officinalis L., Vaccinium vitis-idaea L., Valeriana officinalis L., Hypericum… 

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