J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(suppl. 1): S156, 2015
Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Pharmacology of Natural Products FAPRONATURA 2015 September 21st-25th, 2015; Cuban Society of Pharmacology. Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.
PETM-64: MEDICINAL PLANT OF TRADITIONAL USE IN THE SANTO DOMINGO MUNICIPALITY. ETHNOBOTANICAL STUDY
López M1, López S2, García O1, Cabrera K2, González N3.
Introduction: Ethnobotanic studies constitutes the base for the development of programs guided to obtain the maximum knowledge on the use of the traditional medicine, the enrichment of the cultural wealth and the best use of the medicinal plants. Keeping in mind this was carried out a study guided to establish the medicinal plants of traditional use in the municipality of Santo Domingo. Material and Methods: The data for the analysis were obtained by means of the interview realization to the most remarkable experts in the place – faith healers and other practitioners – that gave their consent to participate in the investigation; in the period between January and May of 2015. Results: A total of 53 residents were included. It were registered 99 medicinal plants employed in 27 different affections. It was also related the scientific names of each species, their grouping in family, their taxonomic representation, as well as the properties that are attributed them in the study area. Conclusions: This work allowed toestablish the traditional use of medicinal plants in the municipality of Santo Domingo, in the province of Villa Clara.
Citation Format: López M, López S, García O, Cabrera K, González N (2015) Medicinal plant of traditional use in the Santo Domingo municipality. Ethnobotanical study. [Abstract]. In: Proceedings of the FAPRONATURA 2015; 2015 Sep 21-25; Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus: CSF. J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(Suppl. 1): S156. Abstract nr PETM-64.