Medicinal Plants of Trinidad

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An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Trinidad Clement YN, Baksh-Comeau YS, Seaforth CE J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2015 Sep 15;11:67 PubMed Central: PMC4570261 Investigators from The University of the West Indies and The University of Trinidad and Tobago conducted the first systematic ethnobotanical survey to identify medicinal plants commonly used in traditional medicine across the … Continue reading Medicinal Plants of Trinidad

Antidiabetic Potential of African Medicinal Plants

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African medicinal plants with antidiabetic potentials: a review Mohammed A, Ibrahim MA, Islam MS Planta Med. 2014 Mar;80(5):354-77 PubMed PMID: 24535720 Aminu Mohammed of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, with colleagues from that institution and Ahmadu Bello University, reviewed all in vivo studies of antidiabetic potential of African medicinal plants conducted between January 2000 and July … Continue reading Antidiabetic Potential of African Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants against Dengue Fever

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Potential anti-dengue medicinal plants: a review Siti Latifah Abd Kadir, Harisun Yaakob, and Razauden Mohamed Zulkifli J Nat Med 2013 Oct;67(4):677-89 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3765846 Researchers at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia reviewed potential anti- dengue fever activities from plants distributed around the world, finding 69 studies describing 31 species, including Alternanthera philoxeroides, Andrographis paniculata, Azidarachta indica, … Continue reading Medicinal Plants against Dengue Fever

Folk Medicine in Bolívar-Colombia

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Folk medicine in the northern coast of Colombia: an overview Harold Gómez-Estrada, Fredyc Díaz-Castillo, Luís Franco-Ospina, Jairo Mercado-Camargo, Jaime Guzmán-Ledezma, José Domingo Medina & Ricardo Gaitán-Ibarra J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2011 Sep 22;7:27 PubMed Central: PMC3224600 Researchers from the Universidad de Cartagena undertook a three-year study of ethnopharmacology and folk-medicine use among the population of the … Continue reading Folk Medicine in Bolívar-Colombia

Traditional Pharmacopoeia of the Monpa

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Ethnobotany of the Monpa ethnic group at Arunachal Pradesh, India Nima D Namsa, Manabendra Mandal, Sumpam Tangjang & Subhash C Manda J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2011 Oct 14;7:31 PubMed Central: PMC3206407 Researchers from Tezpur University, Indian Institute of Science, Mahatma Gandhi University and Jadavpur University conducted field research with members of the indigenous Kalaktang Monpa community … Continue reading Traditional Pharmacopoeia of the Monpa