Identificação das plantas medicinais utilizadas pelos moradores da região da AMURES (Associação dos Municípios da Região Serrana)

Matheu Fabro, Fernando Arruda Ramos, Ana Paula Israel, Patrícia Alves Souza
2020 Research, Society and Development  
Objective: to identify the use of medicinal plants for the treatment and prevention of diseases used by residents of the AMURES region (Association of Municipalities in the Mountain Region). Methodology: a qualitative and quantitative exploratory descriptive research was carried out at the AMURES Health Consortium in Lages, SC, totaling one hundred interviews in total. Results: It was analyzed that 67% of the interviewees were female and 33% male. Medicinal plants were mentioned as a form of
more » ... ned as a form of use due to family tradition by 43.6% of respondents. There were 200 quotes about who taught them to practice, with 32% citing that their grandparents taught them to practice. Respondents 75% stated that they taught their practices of using medicinal plants to their children. The medicinal plants most used by the interviewees were: marcela 11.41%, lemon balm 10.51%, mint 9.61%, wormwood 4.8%, artichoke 4.5%, chamomile 3.6%, of which 55.56 % were other plants. Of the interviewees, 94 people mentioned that they use medicinal plants in tea format, 5 use them on the skin and 1 mentioned that they use them on the scalp. Conclusion: With this, it was observed that the use of medicinal plants is still present by residents of the AMURES Region.
doi:10.33448/rsd-v9i7.5230 fatcat:rxhgi2spqffyjbi2tay66syeie