Natural Determinant Stimuli and Agroforestry Benefit Stimuli for Developing Medical Agro-Industry of Kerinci Society in Sebelat Kerinci National Park

Mustopa Marli Batubara


Natural and benefit stimulus are important in doing the conservation action in order to achieve the conservation goals. Kerinci community who live in  the Kerinci Sebelat National Park showed the activities of agroforestry in natural and benefits stimuli. The result showed that there were seven plants that could be done by using agroforestry way of planting called pelak. They are cinnamon, coffee/ kawa, ginger, durian, mangosteen, potatoes and corn which indicated the medication content with the highest cultural values. Next, Those seven plants can be used as the raw material of the natural agro-industry medication to increase the society’s income. The society of Kerinci get used to use those plants to cure diseases such as dysentery, rheumatic, diarrhea, flu, stomached,  heart disease, back pain, chest pain, fever, colds, appetite problem, wound, fever, bleeding gums, burns, diabetes, blood pressure problems, and as antidote.

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Journal of Agricultural Studies   ISSN 2166-0379


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