Urban ethnobotany study in Samogitia region, Lithuania

  title={Urban ethnobotany study in Samogitia region, Lithuania},
  author={Zivile Petkeviciūte and N. Savickienė and A. Savickas and J. Bernatonienė and Zenona Kalvėnienė and A. Pranskunas and Robertas La{\vz}auskas},
  journal={Journal of Medicinal Plants Research},
  • Zivile Petkeviciūte, N. Savickienė, +4 authors Robertas Lažauskas
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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