The study of spiritual remedies in orthodox rural churches and traditional medicinal practice in Gondar Zuria district, Northwestern Ethiopia
During flowering season from September 2007 to December 2007, ethno medicinal information, as well as Spiritual remedies, documentation carried out among Orthodox Christian people of Gondar zuria district in northwestern Ethiopia. Based on the local utilization of plants and the aboriginal knowledge provided by the orthodox Christian people were documented. Field survey and personal discussion method has been used for collection of data. A list of 33 therapeutically, potential plants of 31 genera, 30 species belonging to 24 families identified by its taxonomic characters. The plants with their local names, ethno therapeutic claims including mode of preparation and method of applications to treat common illness and socio demographic profile of informants and spiritual remedies given by the Orthodox Christian priest in this district are studied.