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- Gedif, Teferi; Hahn, Heinz-Jürgen
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2003 v.87 no.2-3 pp. 155-161
- common names; health services; herbal medicines; medicinal plants; mothers; questionnaires; surveys; traditional medicine; Ethiopia
- ... Medicinal plants are an important element of Ethiopian traditional medicine. This questionnaire survey examined the extent and type of medicinal plants used in self-care by rural Ethiopian community. Six hundred mothers were interviewed using a semi-structured questionnaire. The prevalence of the use of herbal drugs in self-care was found to be 12.5%. Twenty-five plant species belonging to 21 fami ...