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International Journal of Herbal Medicine
Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part A (2018)

Ethnobotanical survey of plants used in treatment of oral diseases in the city of Meknes, Morocco

Author(s): Hazim Harouak, Karima Falaki, El-Houssine Bouiamrine, Fatiha Oudija, Jamal Ibijbijen and Laila Nassiri
Abstract: An ethnobotanical study of plants used in treatment of oral diseases was conducted among herbalists operating traditional medicine sector in the city of Meknes, Morocco. This study was carried out for 3 months, with 50 herbalists in 15 different neighborhoods by using questionnaire forms. The most severe oral pathologies found are periodontal disease (100%), microbial infections (97.52 %) and caries (38.70%). the treatment is done by a daily multiple rinsing of the oral cavity until healing. Most respondents confirmed the importance to use Phytotherapie to cure dental diseases.
Pages: 46-49  |  463 Views  38 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Hazim Harouak, Karima Falaki, El-Houssine Bouiamrine, Fatiha Oudija, Jamal Ibijbijen and Laila Nassiri. Ethnobotanical survey of plants used in treatment of oral diseases in the city of Meknes, Morocco. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2018; 6(6): 46-49.
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