MEDICINAL PLANTS IN floristic regions of EL HARROUCH AND AZZABA (SKIKDA-ALGERIA): PRODUCTION AND THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS

  • N. Souilah Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Exact Sciences, University of Constantine 01, Route Ain El Bey, Contantine, Algeria
  • H. Bendif Département des Sciences de la Nature et de la Vie, Faculté des sciences, Université de M’Sila, M’Sila 28000 Algérie
  • M. Djamel Miara Department of Biology, Faculty SNV, University Ibn Khaldoun, Tiaret 14000, Algeria
  • A. Frahtia Département des Sciences de la Nature et de la Vie, Faculté des sciences, Université de M’Sila, M’Sila 28000 Algérie

Abstract

Our study on the production and the therapeutic effects of medicinal plants used by the local population of the two study areas of El Harrouch and Azzaba in the region of Skikda (Algeria), shows that the species are divided into 22 species and 14 families. The most used is the Lamiaceae family with the species Th. vulgaris with hight consumption. The study of botanical characters of International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV), agronomic (installation condition of culture) and biochemical (essential oil, total phenols and flavonoids) of this plant demonstrates their economic and therapeutic interest. According to the results, it was found that the installation of thyme culture is very important, and knowledge of installation conditions and botanical characteristics (as UPOV   recommendations), are very important for better adapt this beneficial culture through their therapeutic and commercial value at the Skikda region.

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Souilah, N., H. Bendif, M. D. Miara, and A. Frahtia. “MEDICINAL PLANTS IN Floristic Regions of EL HARROUCH AND AZZABA (SKIKDA-ALGERIA): PRODUCTION AND THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS”. Journal of Floriculture and Landscaping, Vol. 4,  , pp. 05-11, doi:https://doi.org/10.25081/jfcls.2018.v4.3770.
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