Abstract – Ethnobotanical study of the Yareta Arequipa plant (Azorella compacta Phil) and its possible applications. – Theaim of this work is the ethnobotanical characterisation of the Yareta Arequipa plant (Azorella compacta Phil), to report indicationsabout the uses of the Yareata plant by “Salinas y Aguada Blanca” National Reserve (RNSAB) populations and tofind its possible applications.The survey has been lead on nine communities of the Arequipa Region (Peru), it concerned the actual degree of conservationof the plants, the botanical description and classification, the ecological characterization, the use and the distribution inethnomedicine and ethnopharmacology and all the uses of the RNSAB populations of Arequipa.The results show all the nine communities use the Yareta plant as combustibile, as medicine and seldom as biocidal. Thepopulation use mainly the resin of the plant as medicine to repair the bones system, i.e. breaks , and muscle system, as well,i.e. bruises o rheumatisms. .
|Numero di pagine||16|
|Rivista||QUADERNI DI BOTANICA AMBIENTALE E APPLICATA|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2013|