Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3593

Full Length Research Paper

Traditional medicinal plants indigenous to Al-Rass province, Saudi Arabia

Gamal E. El-Ghazali, Khalifa S. Al-Khalifa, Gameel A. Saleem and Emad M. Abdallah*
Department of Science, College of Science and Arts, Al-Rass, P.O. Box 53, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 13 October 2010
  •  Published: 18 December 2010

Abstract

An ethnobotanical survey was conducted in different localities of Al-Rass province, Qassim area, Saudi Arabia. Information about the local and scientific names, parts used and therapeutic application of 47 medicinal plant species belonging to 28 families commonly used by local inhabitants and traditional practitioners of recognized competence were described. 

 

Key words: Medicinal plants, herbal drugs, ethnobotany, Al-Rass, Qassim, Saudi Arabia.

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