SOME MEDICINAL PLANTS FROM WILD FLORA OF ROMANIA AND THE ECOLOGY PUBLISHEDHelena Maria SABO
The importance of ecological factors for medicinal species and their influence on active principles synthesis and the specific uptake of mineral elements from soil are presented. The biological and ecological characters, the medicinal importance, and the protection measurements for some species are given. Ecological knowledge of medicinal plants has a double significance: on the one hand provides information on resorts where medicinal plant species can be found to harvest and use of them, on the other hand provides information on conditions to be met by a possible location of their culture. Lately several medicinal species were introduced into culture in order to ensure the raw materials of vegetable drug industry. Placing them in culture presupposes knowledge of their ecology in natural habitats. By introducing the culture and ensure protection of wild flora species to harvesting abusive, irrational, especially of rare, endangered and protected.
medicinal plants, flora of Romania, ecological factors