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dc.creatorJose Manuel Neves
dc.creatorCarla Matos
dc.creatorCarla Moutinho
dc.creatorGloria Queiroz
dc.creatorLigia Rebelo Gomes
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-04T01:53:44Z-
dc.date.available2017-05-04T01:53:44Z-
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.issn0378-8741
dc.identifier.other71455
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10216/93015-
dc.descriptionAim of the studyIn order to preserve the ancestral knowledge, an ethnopharmacological study has been carried out in two councils belonging to Trás-os-Montes region a small area located in the northern of Portugal. In that area, medicinal plants, most of the species wild, are still in use among farmers, shepherds and other people who live far from villages and built-up areas.Materials and methodsAmong the 46 people that were interviewed (mean age of 66 years old), 88 species belonging to 42 families of vascular plants were identified for treatment of various human ailments. An ethnopharmacological report is made consisting of species names, vernacular names, popular uses of the plants and their pharmacological properties.Results and conclusionThe most dominant family is Lamiaceae (18%) and the most frequently part of the plant used for the treatment of diseases are leaves (37.9%). The largest number of taxa is used to treat gastrointestinal disorders (73.9%).<br><br>Keywords: Medicinal plants; Ethnobotany; NE Portugal; Folk medicine<br><a target="_blank" href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T8D-4W6Y5JN-1&_user=2460038&_coverDate=07%2F15%2F2009&_rdoc=16&_fmt=high&_orig=browse&_origin=browse&_zone=rslt_list_item&_srch=doc-info(%23toc%235084%232009%23998759997%231239065%23FLA%23display%23Volume)&_cdi=5084&_sort=d&_docanchor=&_ct=26&_acct=C000057398&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=2460038&md5=f331b3268cd10a8a774bfbafe26eea88&searchtype=a"> Texto integral</a><br><br>
dc.description.abstractAim of the study: In order to preserve the ancestral knowledge, an ethnopharmacological study has been carried out in two councils belonging to Tras-os-Montes region a small area located in the northern of Portugal. In that area, medicinal plants, most of the species wild, are still in use among farmers, shepherds and other people who live far from villages and built-up areas. Materials and methods: Among the 46 people that were interviewed (mean age of 66 years old), 88 species belonging to 42 families of vascular plants were identified for treatment of various human ailments. An ethnopharmacological report is made consisting of species names, vernacular names, popular uses of the plants and their pharmacological properties. Results and conclusion: The most dominant family is Lamiaceae (18%) and the most frequently part of the plant used for the treatment of diseases are leaves (37.9%). The largest number of taxa is used to treat gastrointestinal disorders (73.9%).
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsrestrictedAccess
dc.subjectMedicina básica
dc.titleEthnopharmacological notes about ancient uses of medicinal plants in Tras-os-Montes (northern of Portugal)
dc.typeArtigo em Revista Científica Internacional
dc.contributor.uportoFaculdade de Farmácia
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.jep.2009.04.041
dc.identifier.authenticusP-003-HGK
dc.subject.fosCiências médicas e da saúde::Medicina básica
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