A Comparative Analysis of Ethnomedicinal Practices for Treating Gastrointestinal Disorders Used by Communities Living in Three National Parks (Korea)

@inproceedings{Kim2014ACA,
  title={A Comparative Analysis of Ethnomedicinal Practices for Treating Gastrointestinal Disorders Used by Communities Living in Three National Parks (Korea)},
  author={Hyun Ok Kim and Mi-Jang Song and Heldenbrand Brian and Kyoungho Choi},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2014}
}
The purpose of this study is to comparatively analyze the ethnomedicinal practices on gastrointestinal disorders within communities in Jirisan National Park, Gayasan National Park, and Hallasan National Park of Korea. Data was collected through participant observations and indepth interviews with semistructured questionnaires. Methods for comparative analysis were accomplished using the informant consensus factor, fidelity level, and internetwork analysis. A total of 490 ethnomedicinal… CONTINUE READING

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