J Ethnopharmacol. 1993 May; 39(1): 39-51.
Medicinal plants and phytotherapy in the Amalfitan Coast, Salerno Province, Campania, southern Italy.
Dipartimento di Chimica delle Sostanze Naturali, UniversitÃ degli Studi Federico II, Napoli, Italy.
This paper reports the results of an investigation carried out from April 1990 to October 1991 in the Amalfitan Coast, Salerno Province (Southern Italy). One hundred and twenty-five species are used in traditional medicine, belonging to 53 families; some of these were unknown in Italian phytotherapy or present an unknown therapeutic use. For each species, the vernacular name, the formulation and the popular use are presented.