Ethno-Medico-Botanical Uses of Securidaca longepedunculata Fresen (Family-Polygalaceae) from Keffi Local Government, Nasarawa State, Nigeria


Affiliations

  • Nasarawa State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Keffi, Nigeria

Abstract

Aim: Present study reports ethno-medicinal uses of Securidaca longepedunculataas collected from Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

Materials and Methods: Information was obtained by interviewing folk medical practitioners in the surveyed area.

Results and Discussion: A total of twenty results and their ethno-medicinal uses of the different plant parts to treat diseases are documented.


Keywords

Ethno-Medicine, S. longepedunculata, Folk Medical Practitioner, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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