Scientific Journal of Samarkand University


This article briefly provides information on the flora of Uzbekistan and its potential in terms of the presence of wild medicinal plants that are of interest both from a scientific and practical point of view. The role of specialists of the Institute of Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which conducted their studies under the guidance of Professor Khojimatov K.Kh., who contributed to the development of botanical resource research, as well as the creation and introduction of natural medicines, food colors, non-alcoholic soft and alcoholic beverages on the basis of essential oil and medicinal wild plants of Uzbekistan.The article also touches upon the issue of biodiversity conservation in connection with the increased anthropogenic factor. Information is reflected on the development and implementation of guidelines and guidelines for a careful and rational approach to nature, which are binding on procuring entities.The results of ethnobotanical studies revealed 28 plant species used by traditional healers (tabibs) for medicinal purposes. Some of them are of interest, and experiments are currently being conducted, the results of which in the future will serve to improve the population through their introduction into medical practice.

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