6. ETHNOBOTANY OF MASSIF MERIDIONAL OF THE ATLAS TELLIAN (DJEBEL MEGRISS) by GOURARI BARIZA1, BOULAACHAB NACIRA1 AND FARIDA BENIA 2
This phytothepeutic study was carried out in Djebel Megriss (wilaya of Sétif), whose population is very much linked to the various natural resources. Thus, the resent work was carried out in order to carry out an inventory of medicinal plants used in the Djebel Megriss region and gather information concerning therapeutic uses. The method of work consists of investigations with herbalists and the local population. The results of our study identified 21 medicinal secies used by the local population. The foliage is found to be the most used part; the decoction is the practiced form. Also that medicinal plants are widely used in the following deseases : hypertension and diabetes, diseases of digestive and respiratory systems.
KEY WORD: Phytotherapy, Investigation, Medicinal plants, Djebel Megriss.