Contribution to the knowledge of Rifian traditional medicine. II: Folk medicine in Ksar Lakbir district (NW Morocco)

Fitoterapia. 2000 Jun;71(3):278-307. doi: 10.1016/s0367-326x(00)00139-8.


An ethnobotanical survey of the medicinal plants used by the local population of the Ksar Lakbir district (NW Morocco) was conducted. One hundred and eighty-six species from 61 botanical families were recorded as well as their uses and modes of administration. Quantitative ethnopharmacological data (medicinal plant knowledge and use indices) were also evaluated and discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Dictionaries, Pharmaceutic as Topic
  • Humans
  • Medicine, Traditional*
  • Morocco