Medicinal Plant Knowledge in the Caribbean Basin

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Medicinal plant knowledge in Caribbean Basin: a comparative study of Afrocaribbean, Amerindian and Mestizo communities Torres-Avilez W, Méndez-González M, Durán-García R, et al J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2015 Feb 25;11:18 PubMed Central: PMC4347915 Working with data collected under the TRAMIL Program of Applied Research to Popular Medicine in the Caribbean, investigators from the Universidade Federal Rural … Continue reading Medicinal Plant Knowledge in the Caribbean Basin

Medicinal Flora from Thal Desert, Punjab, Pakistan

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Inventory of medicinal flora from Thal Desert, Punjab, Pakistan Shaheen H, Qureshi R, Akram A, Gulfraz M Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2014 Apr 3;11(3):282-90 PubMed Central PMC4202450 Investigators from Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University conducted an ethnobotanical survey in the Thal Desert, Punjab, Pakistan to document the traditional use of medicinal … Continue reading Medicinal Flora from Thal Desert, Punjab, Pakistan

Ethnobotany in Rayones, Nuevo León, México

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Ethnobotany in Rayones, Nuevo León, México Estrada-Castillón E, Garza-López M, Villarreal-Quintanilla JA, Salinas-Rodríguez MM, Soto-Mata BE, González-Rodríguez H, González-Uribe DU, Cantú-Silva I, Carrillo-Parra A, Cantú-Ayala C J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2014 Sep 1;10(1):62 PubMed PMID: 25179469 Eduardo Estrada-Castillón of Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León and coauthors from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León and Universidad Autónoma Agraria … Continue reading Ethnobotany in Rayones, Nuevo León, México

Medicinal Plants of the Terai Forest in Western Nepal

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An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in Terai forest of western Nepal Anant Gopal Singh, Akhilesh Kumar & Divya Darshan Tewari J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2012 May 16;8:19 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3473258 Researchers from Tribhuvan University, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, and Maharani Lal Kunwari Post Graduate College documented indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants by the … Continue reading Medicinal Plants of the Terai Forest in Western Nepal

Herbal Medicines for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Herbal medicines for the management of irritable bowel syndrome: a comprehensive review Roja Rahimi & Mohammad Abdollahi World J Gastroenterol 2012 Feb 21;18(7):589-600 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3281215 Researchers from Tehran University of Medical Sciences evaluated the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) by herbal medicines and their modes of action. Searching PubMed, Scopus, and the … Continue reading Herbal Medicines for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

An Open Letter to Governor Cuomo: Pennsylvania Fracking Fact-Finding Trip

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UPDATE: On 21 December 2014, Governor Cuomo’s administration announced that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State because of concerns over health risks. Read the New York Times story: Citing Health Risks, Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State. Dear Governor Cuomo, Is it true that you have never visited fracking sites in … Continue reading An Open Letter to Governor Cuomo: Pennsylvania Fracking Fact-Finding Trip