Traditional medicine in Turkey .8. Folk medicine in east Anatolia; Erzurum, Erzincan, Agri, Kars, Igdir provinces

Sezik E., Yesilada E., Tabata M., Honda G., Takaishi Y., Fujita T., ...More

ECONOMIC BOTANY, vol.51, no.3, pp.195-211, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf02862090
  • Journal Name: ECONOMIC BOTANY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.195-211
  • Keywords: traditional medicine, Turkey, east Anatolia, medicinal plants
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Traditional drugs used in the east Anatolia including Erzurum, Erzincan, Agri, Kars, Igdir, and Ardahan provinces have been surveyed. In this report, 169 remedies obtained from 87 plant species belonging to 38 families and 10 animal species are listed with their vernacular names, parts used, methods of preparing drugs, and traditional usages.