Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2018)
An Ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of wounds in the Hajjah District, republic of Yemen
Author(s): Sogil Hussein, Arvind Dhabe
Abstract: Residents of Hajjah Directorate in Yemen rely on traditional medical treatment of medicinal herbs for various diseases. This treatment included their use of medicinal herbs as a medicine for treating wounds. Information collected from traditional healers through personal interviews and distribution of the questionnaire to the local population, the study revealed 15 species of plants used to treat wounds in the study area. Plants belong to 11 families; Aloeaceae is the most representative families. Among the parts of plants, leaf powder is the most commonly used pharmaceutical drugs. The medical prescription is used externally at the injury site.