Poisonous and Narcotic Flora in the Gaza Strip-Palestine / A Review

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Akram Atalla
Ayman Dardona


There are numerous known medicinal plants in the Gaza strip flora, some of them are used in the traditional medicine but despite extensive studies of plants either wild or cultivated in Palestine, only a few articles are reported with the phytochemistry of these plants especially the poisonous flora. The current article presents the most common and important poisoning plants in the Gaza strip flora which are therefore important for the public to know and for research and awareness. This review is considered the first study that working in some details with the poisonous plants in the Gaza strip flora in terms of botany, phytochemistry and herbal medicine. These plants are distributed in several habitats in the Gaza strip, including Wadi Gaza, coastal areas, dunes, roadsides, national parks and the botanical garden in the University of Palestine.

Poisonous floras, phytochemistry, traditional medicine, habitats.

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Atalla, A., & Dardona, A. (2019). Poisonous and Narcotic Flora in the Gaza Strip-Palestine / A Review. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 30(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.9734/ejmp/2019/v30i130165
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