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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  |  518 Views  40 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Hazim Harouak, Karima Falaki, El-Houssine Bouiamrine, Fatiha Oudija, Jamal Ibijbijen, Laila Nassiri. Ethnobotanical survey of plants used in treatment of oral diseases in the city of Meknes, Morocco. Int J Herb Med 2018;6(6):46-49.
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