Journal Algérien des Régions Arides
Volume 5, Numéro 1, Pages 7-10

Plants Of Algerian Semi-arid Regions Used For The Treatment Of Gastro-intestinal Disorders

Authors : Cheriti A. . Belboukhari N. . Sekkoum K. . Hacini S. .

Abstract

A great variety of medicinal plants grows in the semi-arid region of El-Bayadh (South – West of Algeria). Among this flora, some species are traditionally used by local populations for the treatment of gastro-intestinal disorders. We describe in this paper, 62 species (29 botanical families) of these plants, selected after an ethnopharmacological survey in El-Bayadh district.

Keywords

medicinal plants, gastro-intestinal disorders, semi-arid zones, El-Bayadh, Algeria. plantes médicinales, troubles gastro-intestinaux, zones semi-arides, El-Bayadh, Algérie.