Ethnobotanical purposes of plants sold by herbalists and folk bazaars in the center of Cappadocica (Nevsehir, Turkey)

AKGÜL G., Yilmaz N., Celep A., Celep F., ÇAKILCIOĞLU U.

INDIAN JOURNAL OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, cilt.15, sa.1, ss.103-108, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.103-108


This study was carried out between the years of 2008-2012 in the herbalists and folk bazaars located in Nevsehir and its districts, Turkey. During the study, total 67 plant taxa belonging to 35 families were determined frequently using for various purposes by the local people. According to the results, the largest 5 plants families are used by the local people as Asteraceae, Apiaceae, Rosaceae, Lamiaceae, and Brassicaceae. The scientific and vernacular names, preparation, used plant parts, medicinal indication and administration of the plants were given. According to their purpose of use, the plants are mostly used for medicinal purposes, than spices, ornamental, etc. (paint, incense, amulet and such). The traditional medicinal plants were mostly used for the appetizing, expectorant, rheumatism, liver disease and diuretic.