Ethnobotanical Study on the Internal Filling Herbal Medicine of Memie, the Mascot of Zhuang Nationality in Youjiang River Basin
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Hongshen Zhang, Tonghua Long, Yufeng Zhao, Keming Li, Haoye Guan, Xibin Dou, Lihua Huang, Xiaoqin Zhou
The mascots of Zhuang nationality in Youjiang River basin (middle reaches of Yujiang River, Xijiang tributary of Pearl River system), Memie, are “people holding beads” sachets, representing the folk characteristics of Baise region and a form of folk traditional culture and handicrafts in Guangxi Zhuang area. The mascot appears in the form of handicrafts and is loved by modern young people. In recent years, there have been many discussions on its production techniques, artistic features and health care functions. However, there is still less ethnobotanical research on the internal filling of Chinese herbal medicine, so this paper starts from the source of the Zhuang’s mascot Memie in the Youjiang River basin, analyzes the botanical characteristics of the internal filling of Chinese herbal medicine in the Zhuang’s mascot Memie in the Youjiang River basin, and finally analyzes and summarizes its medicinal and health care value.
Youjiang river basin, Mascot of zhuang nationality, Memie, Herbal medicine