Biodiversity of medicinal plants by Minangkabau ethnic in Guguak Sarai, West Sumatera, Indonesia

Khairiah, A and Nisyawati, and Silalahi, Marina (2017) Biodiversity of medicinal plants by Minangkabau ethnic in Guguak Sarai, West Sumatera, Indonesia. In: International Symposium on Current Progress in Mathematics and Sciences 2016 (ISCPMS 2016).

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Abstract

The research was carried out in Guguak Sarai, West Sumatera, Indonesia. The purpose of this study was to document the diversity of medicinal plants by Minangkabau ethnic base on local knowledge. Data were collected using ethnobotanical approach through open-ended, semi-structured interview and exploration method. The sample consisted of 3 key informants and 94 respondents with provisions age ≥ 30 years old. Data were analyzed qualitatively using descriptive statistics. Total 158 medicinal plants species which belongs to 124 genera and 54 families were reported to be used in against 52 diseases. Among the diseases, gastrointestinal disorders had the highest number of medicinal plants to be used (37 species), skin diseases (36 species), postpartum cures (29 species), urinary tract disorders (26 species) and rheumatism (19 species). Fabaceae (Leguminosae) was the dominant families that used to treat the illness (12 species) followed by Euphorbiaceae, Lamiaceae, Poaceae (10 species) and Asteraceae (9 species).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: MEDICINE > Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
Depositing User: Edi Wibowo
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2019 04:03
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 08:12
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/607

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