J Ethnopharmacol. 1992 Oct; 37(3): 197-203.
The tradition of medicinal plants in Zagori, Epirus (northwestern Greece).
Department of Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece.
Traditional herbal medicine in the Zagori region of Greece was studied by obtaining information from users and collecting herbs. In addition, traditional remedies found in old manuscripts and books were compared with those currently used in modern literature. The 36 medicinal plants used today are listed, including their common and scientific names, indications (some new) and recipes for preparations.