Ethnomedicinal uses of Polyherbal mixtures in the treatment of skin infections: A Review


  • Adaaja B.O
  • Akemien N.N
  • Odey B.O
  • Oloyede E.O
  • Adetola O.O
  • 3Adekoya O.O


There are numerous skin diseases and a frequently occurring health problem that affect all ages, from the neonates to the elderly, and in many ways cause harm. For a healthy body, maintenance of healthy skin is necessary. Many people can develop skin diseases, including cancer, herpes, and cellulites, which damage the skin. In order to treat these diseases, some wild plants and their sections are commonly used. The use of plants is as old as the history of mankind. Natural treatment is cheap and claimed to be safe. It is also suitable for raw material or production of new synthetic drugs. This work reviews  polyherbal formulation as a traditional treatment for skin infections and other skin related diseases