An Ethnobotanical Study Of Medicinal Plants Used by Rungus Community in Kampung Terongkongan Darat Kudat Sabah

Freica, James (2015) An Ethnobotanical Study Of Medicinal Plants Used by Rungus Community in Kampung Terongkongan Darat Kudat Sabah. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Ethnobotanical is the study of human and plants.Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants was conducted in kampung Terongkongan Kudat Sabah. The study focused on identifying medicinal plants uses, diseases treated, part of the plants used, and method of preparation by Rungus Community in Kudat Sabah. The data was collected using interview and questionnaires. A total of 53 medicinal plant species were collected and identified belong to 35 families for treating 37 human ailments.Four species have been deposit in Herbarium of University Malaysia Sarawak (HUMS). The highest family is Euphorbiaciae with four species. There are Pedilanthus tithymaloides (Bunga Lipan), Macaranga mappa (Longkobungan), Manihot esculenta (Ubi kayu) and Phyllanthus niruri (Dukung Anak). The most uses for treatment were internal uses which are 26 (49.1 %). Commonly can treat Acaris lumbricoides diseases and digestive system problem.The most used part of medicinal plants is leaves. Information collected from this study can be used for further study on the phytochemical composition and it validation.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethnobotanical, Medicinal plants,Ailments, Rungus Community, Kampung Terongkongan Darat Kudat, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 01:38
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 01:38
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/23536

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