Homegardens and their role as a main source of medicinal plants in mountain regions of Catalonia (Iberian peninsula)

@article{Agelet2008HomegardensAT,
  title={Homegardens and their role as a main source of medicinal plants in mountain regions of Catalonia (Iberian peninsula)},
  author={A. Agelet and Maria {\`A}ngels Bonet and J. Vall{\'e}s},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={54},
  pages={295-309}
}
  • A. Agelet, Maria Àngels Bonet, J. Vallés
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Economic Botany
  • In this paper the validity of the homegardens in Catalonia is analyzed from data obtained in two ethnobotanical studies carried out in the districts (comarques) of Pallars Jussà and Pallars Sobirà (Pyrenees) and in the Montseny Massif (Catalan Prelittoral Range). We classified nine groups of plants by their uses and their situation in the homegarden. We centered our analysis on medicinal plants lato sensu (curative, palliative, symptomatic, prophylactic, used for diagnosis, placebos or with… CONTINUE READING

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