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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 767-772
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.506.083


Ethnobotanical Survey of Plants from the Caatinga with Possible Therapeutic Uses
Márcia Valéria Chagas Nogueira, Sandra Aparecida Bezerra de Lima Castro, Andréa Monteiro de Amorim1, Robinson Magalhães Maia1 and Luis Cesar Maffei Sartini Paulillo*
 Faculdade de Tecnologia e Ciências – FTC, Mestrado Profissional em Bioenergia. Av. LuísViannaFilho, 8812, Pituaçu, Salvador, CEP 41.7411-490, BA- Brasil
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Abstract:

The ethnobotanical survey of Riacho das Vacas region aimed to analyze the potential of flora in the region, seeking to understand the relation of the use of plants by the native population with the medicinal use. The study aimed to characterize the cultural aspects, identify the main categories of use of native plants from the caatinga, regarding the therapeutic applications. Semi-structured and structured interviews were carried out seeking information about the flora and the way the community sorts the plants with their respectives uses. During this period were interviewed 47 families of which were obtained information like: popular names, occurrence, the used, preparation, dosage, indications and prevalent notions of toxicities.


Keywords: Caatinga,Riacho das Vacas, medicinal plants, etnobotanical survey.
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Márcia Valéria Chagas Nogueira, Sandra Aparecida Bezerra de Lima Castro, Andréa Monteiro de Amorim, Robinson Magalhães Maia, Luis Cesar Maffei Sartini Paulillo. 2016. Ethnobotanical Survey of Plants from the Caatinga with Possible Therapeutic UsesInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 767-772. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.506.083