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Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA

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Pharmacognosy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sanaa University, P.O. Box 13150 Sanaa, Yemen

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Pharmacognosy Department, Faculty of Clinical Pharmacy, Albaha University, P.O. Box 1988 Al Baha, Saudi Arabia





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Academic Editor: Ronan Batista

Abstract Yemen is a small country located in the southwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula. Yemen’s coastal lowlands, eastern plateau, and deserts give it a diverse topography, which along with climatic factors make it opulent in flora. Despite the introduction of Western medicinal system during the middle of the twentieth century, herbal medicine still plays an important role in Yemen. In this review, we present a survey of several aromatic plants used in traditional medicine in Yemen, their traditional uses, their volatile chemical compositions, and their biological activities. View Full-Text

Keywords: aromatic plants; herbal medicine; essential oil compositions; Asteraceae; Burseraceae; Lamiaceae; Yemen aromatic plants; herbal medicine; essential oil compositions; Asteraceae; Burseraceae; Lamiaceae; Yemen





Autor: Bhuwan K. Chhetri 1, Nasser A. Awadh Ali 2,3,* and William N. Setzer 1,*

Fuente: http://mdpi.com/



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