statement and Peoples and Plants Working Paper 10. Amri, E., Kisangau, D.P. Most medicinal plant preparations were taken orally (75.6%), while 24.4% were administered topically for diseases such as skin infections and wounds. Interviews were conducted in Swahili or the local Kiluguru language. Percentage distribution in families for medicinal plants used treat different health problems. Roots were mostly used in the treatment of stomachache, diarrhea and inflammatory diseases, while leaves were mostly used in the treatment of malaria, skin diseases and children's diseases. 2 0 obj This implies that the elderly people are the main custodians of traditional knowledge, and this poses a serious challenge of the knowledge gap between the elderly and the young generation if framework to ensure apprenticeship is not put in place. 2003, SIUC, USA. [17] support the observation that only a few herbal practitioners were involved in cultivation of medicinal plants and most of them were gathered from the wild. Adhatoda are extensively … Medicinal plants are used in the treatments of many diseases and illnesses, the uses and effects of which are of growing interest to Western societies. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0. They instead rely on medicinal plants to control these diseases. Citation: Jadid N, Kurniawan E, Himayani CES, Andriyani, Prasetyowati I, Purwani KI, et al. ex A. Most of the plant species were used to treat one disease, while some were used to treat two or more diseases. endobj 102 2. PubMed Central  The gathering of medicinal plants in French Guiana is a relatively unknown practice, underestimated and often perceived as an anecdotic or insignificant one. medicinal plants traded in the village market is from the village with 23 species (65.71%), from cities with 9 species (25.71%), and from both villages and cities with 3 species (8.57 %). Google Scholar. Leaves of plants have been reported to accumulate inulins, tannins and other alkaloids [28], which may be responsible for their various medicinal properties, hence explaining their wide use. 3 0 obj Electronic address: c.i.e.a.vantklooster@gmail.com. Business listings of Medicinal Plant manufacturers, suppliers and exporters in Bareilly, औषधीय पौधा विक्रेता, बरेली, Uttar Pradesh along with their contact details & address. The family Fabaceae had the highest proportion of medicinal plants used (29%), followed by Euphorbiaceae (20%), Asteraceae and Moraceae (17% each), and Rubiaceae (15%) in that order (Figure 2). Some herbal practitioners reported that there was a potential to domesticate medicinal plants as some of them were already being planted on farmlands. Signorini MA, Piredda M, Bruschi P: Plants and traditional knowledge: An ethnobotanical investigation on Monte Ortobene(Nuoro, Sardinia). AIM OF THE STUDY: To document the diversity in medicinal plant knowledge and use in a remote Saramaccan Maroon community and to assess the importance of medicinal plants vis a vis locally available modern healthcare. Nisyapuri FF, Iskandar J, Partasasmita R. 2018. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Frequency of medicinal plants uses to cure diseases. Kimboza forest reserve has 13 recorded endemic plant species making it the richest lowland forest in East Africa. Respondents in this study were 5 farmers. B. Material and Method Subject of this study is horticultural plants which are cultivated by farmers in Petiga Village, Tabanan Regency. However, everyday people can be seen harvesting plants on the road sides, for their own needs or in small proportions, for selling. <>/ExtGState<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/Annots[ 9 0 R 14 0 R] /MediaBox[ 0 0 595.44 841.68] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S>> J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. Box 2958, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Department of Biological Sciences, South Eastern University College (A Constituent College of the University of Nairobi), P.O Box 170-90200, Kitui, Kenya, You can also search for this author in No one knows where or when plants first began to be used to treat disease ; Accidental discovery of some new plant food that eased pain might have been the beginning of folk knowledge ; Early evidence the grave of a Neanderthal man buried 60,000 years ago. Majority of the plant remedies were prepared by boiling (44%), then by crushing or pounding (27%), or soaking in cold water (19%) and concoction 10% (Figure 6). An ethnobotanical study was undertaken to collect information from local people about the use of contraceptive medicinal plants in Kathiyavadi Village. Part of J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 1 0 obj : 3, Issue. Bark striping is also an equally harmful harvesting method as reported for Prunus africana and other medicinal plants in Cameroon [7]. LIST OF IMPORTANT MEDICINAL PLANTS AND THEIR USES. Department of Science and Laboratory Technology, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology, P. O. New Science. The high utilisation of roots has also been reported as putting many plant species at a risk of extinction because of the damages inflicted on them in the course of uprooting them [19, 20]. Tibetans in five villages in the Mount Khawa Karpo area of the Menri (Meili Xueshan in Chinese) range, Northwest Yunnan, People’s Republic of China, were interviewed about their knowledge of a number of medicinal plants and their uses. Scientific name Name Description Picture Bellis perennis: Daisy Flowers have been used in the traditional Austrian medicine internally as tea (or the leaves as a salad) for treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tract. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion the village. each reported to treat 14.6% of the diseases. The study revealed that stomach ache was the condition treated with the highest percentage of medicinal plant species (15%), followed by hernia (13%), diarrhea (12), fever and wound (11% each), and coughs (10%). Ezekiel Amri. This research has two objectives: first, to summarize the local knowledge of medicinal plants in the Sekabuk village, and second to identify the the mechanisms of shared on knowledge on used the medicinal plants on each ethnic. On the other hand, species like Carica papaya L., Vernonia iodocalyx O. The results of the study revealed that there is rich diversity of medicinal plants used to treat various ailments in the neighbourhood of Kimboza forest reserve. Gazzaneo LRS, Lucena RFP, Albuquerque UP: Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by local specialists in a region of Atlantic Forest in the state of Pernambuco (Northeastern Brazil). In addition to its carcinogenicity, aristolochic acid is also highly nephrotoxic and may be a causative agent in Balkan nephropathy. However, unavailability of planting material and lack of appropriate propagation techniques were noted to be the major constraints to exploiting the potential for medicinal plant domestication. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2007, 3: 7-10.1186/1746-4269-3-7. Use of Medicinal Plants Among Thai Ethnic Groups: A Comparison. They instead rely on medicinal plants to control these diseases. J Ethnopharmacol. The forest reserve has valuable contribution to biological and gene pool conservation, and together with other mountain ranges of Morogoro region form part of the Eastern Highlands of Tanzania with about 200 endemic plant species [1, 2]. Ethnobotanical survey in Canhane village, district of Massingir, Mozambique: medicinal plants and traditional knowledge. Medicinal plants used by local vaidyas in Gavanal village, At Hukkeri Taluk, Belgaum district Jyoti S.Kawalekar K.L.E.Society’s R.L.Sc. In addition, Indonesia has been known high diversity of ethnics which has various distinctive traditions, including localknowledge. It is also imperative to train the community on the proper propagation techniques in order to encourage the domestication of valuable and threatened medicinal plants. Shanker (1998) has reported about traditional folk healers in India which is presented in table 1. The families Fabaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Asteraceae, Moraceae and Rubiaceae which were the most dominant in this study are consistently recorded in other ethnomedicinal studies [9–12], and could be attributed to their wide range of bioactive ingredients [13, 14]. NB: (Fam - Family, T - Tree, H - Herb, C - Climber, S- shrub) Plant: Common name / Maturity period: Botanical Name or Family: Parts Used: Average Price( Rs. 2000, 2: 83-92. These traditions are associated with use of wild plants as medicinal herbs. Several alkaloid are present in the drug of which the important ones are Vasicine and Vasicinone. In terms of frequency of medicinal plant uses, the highest percentage of plant species (15%) was used to treat stomachache, followed by diarrhea (13%) and hernia (12%), fever and wound (11% each) and cough (10%). Google Scholar. J Ethnobio Ethnomed. The country is also the home of many groups of ethnic minorities. �B&qTʼ�@�uy��(W��B�5 �2X�l�;� �����d$���5�35[nQ�\�����ܮp��. The medicinal plants have received more attention among researchers to treat various diseases and disorders. Ribeiro A(1), Romeiras MM, Tavares J, Faria MT. J Ethnopharmacol. An ethnomedicinal study was conducted to document medicinal plants used in the treatment of ailments in villages surrounding Kimboza forest reserve, a low land catchment forest with high number of endemic plant species. It has been observed that the commercial Newcastle disease (NCD) vaccine and commercial dewormers are rarely used by the village chicken farmers to control NCD and helminthes in village chickens (Olila et al 2007). J Ethnobot leaflets. NB: (Fam - Family, T - Tree, H - Herb, C - Climber, S- shrub) Plant: Common name / Maturity period: Botanical Name or Family: Parts Used: Average Price( Rs. PubMed  The most commonly used plant families recorded were Fabaceae (29%), Euphorbiaceae (20%), Asteraceae and Moraceae (17% each) and Rubiaceae (15%) in that order. 1995, London, UK: Chapman & Hall. 2004, 181: 10-11. Business listings of Medicinal Plant manufacturers, suppliers and exporters in Bulandshahr, औषधीय पौधा विक्रेता, बुलंदशहर, Uttar Pradesh along with their contact details & address. Cunningham AB: Applied Ethnobotany; People, Wild Plant Use and Conservation. Cunningham AB, Ayuk E, Franzel S, Duguma B, Asanga C: An economic evaluation of medicinal tree cultivation: Prunus africana in Cameroon. Rodgers WA, Hall JB, Mwasumbi LB, Griffiths CJ, Vollesen K: The conservation values and status of Kimboza Forest Reserve, Tanzania. The methods used in harvesting the plant materials from the wild were also recorded. There is therefore need to study and validate ethnomedicines for wider acceptance, recognition and utilization by all stakeholders in the society. The plant has many medicinal properties. Not only are plants used and chosen for their healing abilities, but they also often have symbolic and spiritual significance. / Kg ) Medicinal Use: Amla ( T )After 4th year: Emblica officinalis Fam - euphorbiaceac: Fruit : Rs 15 - 45/kg: Vitamin - C, Cough , Diabetes, cold, Laxativ, hyper acidity. EA is grateful for support from Rufford Small Grants on nature conservation which formed the basis of this work. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. Herbal practitioners and the local community in the study area should be educated on sustainable methods of harvesting medicinal plants without compromising their availability for future use. 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