WP1: Biodiversity and traditional knowledge exploitation

Objectives

  • Search and collection of information related to the use of herbs for the treatment of skin disorders

  •  Primary evaluation based on the principles of ethnobotany, findings in current scientific data and in silico screening in skin disorders targets

  • Classification of data by skin disorder and in order of importance

  • Selection of herbs to be collected by exploitation of biodiversity databases

 

Main activities

  • Collection of published data related to SE European traditional uses against skin disorders

  • Ethnobotanical survey – interviews

  • Evaluation and classification of the collected information

  • In Silico screening for skin-disorders

  • Exploitation of biodiversity databases and collection of selected herbs (~100)

Work package leader: FOA

Partners involved: NKUA, IOCCP-BAS, IMPR, APIVITA, NOVAM, EUROHERBS