The Utilization of Tokulo (Kleinhovia hospita L.) as Traditional Medicine by Wawonii Community in Lampeapi Village, Wawonii Island, Southeast Sulawesi

Authors

  • Nissa Arifa Ethnobiology Research Group, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Cibinong, Indonesia
  • Mulyati Rahayu Ethnobiology Research Group, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Cibinong, Indonesia
  • Siti Sunarti Ethnobiology Research Group, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Cibinong, Indonesia
  • Rugayah Rugayah Ethnobiology Research Group, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Cibinong, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46359/jte.v4i2.96

Keywords:

Kleimhovia hospita, Southeast Sulawesi, Tokulo, Traditional medicine, Wawonii Island

Abstract

Tokulo (Kleinhovia hospita L.) is an herbal plant, it is widely used as a vegetable and alternative drink for tea by Wawonii community. Tokulo has various benefits to support body health. This plant, especially its leaves have active compounds that is used as ingredients in traditional medicine. This study aims to determine the utilization of this plant as traditional medicine by Wawonii community, the origin of cultivation process and its uses as herbal medicine, as well as it can be used as a basis for policy making by local government for increasing local people’s income.

Published

2021-07-22

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Section

Articles