J Ethnopharmacol. 1992 Apr; 36(2): 113-25.
Traditional phytotherapy in the Peninsula Sorrentina, Campania, southern Italy.
Dipartimento di Chimica delle Sostanze Naturali dell'UniversitÃ di Napoli, Italy.
A study on the wild and cultivated medicinal plants used in the Peninsula Sorrentina (southern Italy) is reported; 129 plants distributed among 53 different families beloning to Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms are used in the treatment of various human diseases. The use of some species is reported for the first time in this paper.