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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part A
Diversity and indigenous knowledge of using medicinal plants of the Dao people in Ta Dung National Park, Vietnam

Nguyen Van Hop, Chen Chang Xiong, Xue Ling Yun, Nguyen Thi Ha and Nguyen Thi Hanh

The paper presents research results on the diversity and indigenous knowledge of using medicinal plants of the Dao people in Ta Dung National Park, Dak Nong Province, Vietnam. Through the transect survey method and interview, 63 medicinal plants, 61 genera, belonging to 40 families were recorded by Dao people. In which, three species are listed in the Vietnam Red Data Book (2007) and the Vietnam Red List of medicinal plants (2006). There are five life-forms of medicinal plants: woody, herbaceous, shrub, vines, and epiphyte, distribution in four habitats: forests, around villages, along roadsides, and along streams. There are eight parts used of medicinal plants were identified: leaves having the highest frequency of use. These medicinal plants are harvested mainly year-round and a few are seasonal. There are three ways to the preservation and 12 methods to use medicinal plants to treat 18 different disease groups, the most common being women’s diseases, skin diseases and digestive diseases.
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How to cite this article:
Nguyen Van Hop, Chen Chang Xiong, Xue Ling Yun, Nguyen Thi Ha, Nguyen Thi Hanh. Diversity and indigenous knowledge of using medicinal plants of the Dao people in Ta Dung National Park, Vietnam. J Med Plants Stud 2020;8(1):45-49.
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