keywords: Alternative therapies, indigenous knowledge, plant parts, plant species, traditional medicine
Covid-19 pandemic is a global disease spread that has claimed several lives across the globe. This ailment defiled some preliminary medicines that were tested to avert the disease. Up till now there is still a continuous search and scientific studies to discover cure for this wide spread ailment. But the knowledge of the local people cannot be overlooked in the search for cure of this deadly disease. This makes ethno-medicinal studies on Covid-19 of a great importance. In this study, ethno-medicinal survey of plant taxa that have the potential to cure and manage Covid-19 was conducted in Ijebu igbo, Ogun-State, Nigeria. Different plant species from diverse plant families was documented and different parts of these plant species was also documented. This study hereby concludes that the local people believe that Covid-19 can be locally managed. A thorough phytochemical studies on taxa captured in this study is highly recommended in the process of search for cure and management of Covid-19.