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Title: Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants among the Malay villagers in Kampung Tanjung Sabtu, Terengganu, Malaysia
Authors: Ong, HC
Ruzalila, BN
Milow, P
Keywords: Folk medicine;Medicinal plants;Malaysia
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8 : A01D 7/04, A01D 8/33, A01D 20/37, A01D 6/28, A01D 20/25, A01D 7/30, A01D 6/00, A01D 12/01, A01D 8/53, A01D 2/07, A01D 1/68, A01D 15/00, A01D 7/28, A01D 13/15, A01D 12/17, A01D 16/02, A01D 7/31, A01D 12/18, A01D 13/19, A01D 7/35, A01D 5/17, A01D 11/00
Abstract: A total 52 species of medicinal plants were recorded during a folk botanical survey at a village at Terengganu, Malaysia. Most of these species are herbaceous angiosperms. The most common part of plants used in the preparation of herbal medicine is their leaves. More medicinal plants are used by villagers for general health, to treat dermatological complaints, reproductive system, abdominal problems and fever compared to other ailments. The most common method of preparation is decoction, followed by poultice and infusion
Page(s): 460-465
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]

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