Plant Diversity ›› 2003, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (06): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Quantitative Evaluation of Potential Values of Common Medicinal Plants Used by Lahu Folk Healers (I)

HUAI Hu Yin,PEI ShengJi   

  1. College of Biology & Biotechnology,Yangzhou University,Yangzhou 225009,China
  • Online:2003-12-25 Published:2003-12-25

Abstract: To build up a quantitative evaluation method of their potential values based on information of folk usage and knowledge of medicinal plants used by ethnic groups and folk healers.Improved scoring and ranking method has been used.8 medicinal plants used by Lahu healers have high potentialities for further studies.The method and its result are meaningful for evaluating potential values of folk medicinal plants.

Key words: The Lahu nationnality