Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants in Nagari Tuo Pariangan, West Sumatera

Mardiyah, Wika and Nisyawati, N and Silalahi, Marina (2020) Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants in Nagari Tuo Pariangan, West Sumatera. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Biology, Sciences and Education (ICoBioSE 2019). Atlantis Press, pp. 107-111. ISBN 978 94 6239 039 3

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An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants was carried out among Minangkabau tribe in NagariTuoPariangan, West Sumatera. The survey was carried out to gather information on the use of medicinal plants in order to learn about traditional knowledge of NagariTuoPariangan community. Semistructured interview was used to conduct this survey. Fifty three respondents consisting of 7 key informants and 47 general respondents were interviewed. A total of 47 species of plants distributed in 46 genera belonging to 28 families were identified as commonly used medicinal plants by NagariTuoPariangan community for digestive disease. In this study, documenting the medicinal plants and associated traditional knowledge can be used to conserve and sustain the utilization of medicinal plants in NagariTuoPariangan community. Extensive research on such medicinal plants are important to validate scientifically their ethnomedical knowledge.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: MEDICINE > Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
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Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2020 09:32
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2020 09:32

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