International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Biological Sciences | Congo | Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020

Phytotherapy and Its Use in Rural Environment: Between Trust and Mistrust: Case of the City of Manono

SANGO Kyungu Fiston [2]

Abstract: Produced in the City of Manono, this prospective study from 01 January 2018 to 30 June 2018 is based on the analysis of 5000 questionnaires addressed to heads of households (male or female) and adults residing in the different neighbourhoods of the said city. Rate global use of herbal medicine is of 86 %. All ages combined, women use more herbal medicine than men. The ease of obtaining plants (and its components) remains the leading cause of use herbs (40 %). Among the major diseases receiving treatment base in the phytotherapy, diarrhoea, constipation or abdominal pain occupied the primary place with a rate of 18 %. It is only with the introduction of a mechanism of control on Fri you of these plants and products coupled with a well-structured information campaign, awareness and education of the population regarding the different risks and dangers the anarchic use of these plants and products while inserting a training program for specialists in herbal medicine see the creation of records for all plants with a precise identification with the indication and contra-indication and their dangers that the We can drastically reduce certain risks due to the abuse of the use of herbal medicine in our society.

Keywords: Phytotherapy, use, rural environment, trust-distrust

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020,

Pages: 1801 - 1805

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