Traditional medicine in Turkey X. Folk medicine in Central Anatolia

J Ethnopharmacol. 2001 May;75(2-3):95-115. doi: 10.1016/s0378-8741(00)00399-8.


Traditional medicine used in Central Anatolia; Ankara, Kayseri, Niğde and south-eastern parts of Karaman and Konya provinces have been studied. Two hundred and ninety one folk remedies obtained from 103 plant species belonging to 40 families and 4 animal species are reported with their vernacular names, parts used, methods of preparing remedies and therapeutic usage.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Medicine, Traditional*
  • Plants, Medicinal*
  • Turkey