An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Zacatecas state, Mexico

  title={An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Zacatecas state, Mexico},
  author={Eduardo Alberto Lara Reimers and Eloy Fern{\'a}ndez Cusimamani and Eduardo Antonio Lara Rodr{\'i}guez and Juan Manuel Zepeda del Valle and Zbynek Polesny and Lukas Pawera},
  journal={Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae},
Despite the fact that Mexico has vast biocultural biodiversity, there are numerous regions where the traditional medicinal use of plants has not yet been studied. We aimed to document, analyze quantitatively, and preserve medicinal plant knowledge among local people living in over 40 communities in the state of Zacatecas. Ethnobotanical information was collected by semistructured interviews with 132 informants. Data were analyzed using standard quantitative indices such as relative frequency of… 

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