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Phytothérapie

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 161–165 | Cite as

Étude ethnopharmacologique de quelques plantes utilisées dans le traitement du diabète dans la région de Meknès-Tafilalet (Maroc)

  • F. El AmraniEmail author
  • A. Rhallab
  • T. Alaoui
  • K. El Badaoui
  • S. Chakir
Article de synthèse Phytothérapie traditionnelle

Résumé

Une enquête ethnobotanique a permis de retenir quelques plantes de la région de Meknès-Tafilalet utilisées traditionnellement dans le traitement du diabète, Thymelaea hirsuta, Chénopodium ambroiside, Mentha pulégium, Teucrium polium, Arthemisia absintium, Olea europea, Ruta montana, Buxus simpervirens, Cinnamumum cassia, Carum carvi, Marrubium vulgare. Des études préliminaires ont démontré une activité hypoglycémiante de l’extrait aqueux de ces plantes sur des rats normoglycémiques. Cet article est une contribution à la standardisation de ces plante es dans la médecine traditionnelle.

Mots clés

Médecine traditionnelle Diabète Plantes médicinales 

Ethnopharmacological survey of some plants used for the treatment of diabetes in the region of Meknès-Tafilalet (Morocco)

Abstract

A survey ethnobotanical allowed to retain some plants in the region of Meknes-Tafilalet traditionally used to treat diabetes, Thymelaea hirsuta, Chenopodium ambroiside, Mentha pulegium, Teucrium Polium, Arthemisia absintium, Olea europea, Ruta montana, Buxus simpervirens, cassia cinnamumum, Carum carvi, Marrubium vulgare. Preliminary studies have shown an activity of aqueous extract of these plants on rats normoglycaemia. This article is a contribution to the standardization of these plants in traditional medicine

Keywords

Traditional medicine Diabetes medicinal plants 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. El Amrani
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Rhallab
    • 1
  • T. Alaoui
    • 1
  • K. El Badaoui
    • 1
  • S. Chakir
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de biologie, faculté des sciencesuniversité Moulay-IsmailZitoune, MeknèsMaroc

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