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Research Paper | Botany | Saudi Arabia | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022
A Review of Medicinal Plants, their Definition, Uses, Active Ingredients and Prevalence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Samiha H. Al Shehri | Rasha A. Alhadlaq | Khuzama I. Bin Muhanna | Noura S. Aldosri | Mai A. Alghamdi
Abstract: Arabian Peninsula is an arid region with deserts and poor biodiversity. However, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a wide range of plants, consisting of different types of trees, herbs, and shrubs, and contains many edible and medicinal plants. Medicinal plants occupy an important source of effective drugs in the treatment of various diseases, so these medicinal plants have become a global topic that has an impact on the health of the world. In this paper, we will refer to identifying the nature of medicinal plants, clarifying the components of some medicinal plants, and their various effects and medicinal benefits. List of various medicinal plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their used parts and medicinal uses.
Keywords: Medicinal plants, Saudi Arabia, Alkaloids, Flavonoids
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,
Pages: 1183 - 1188