Plants Used for Digestive System Disorders by the Karen of Thailand

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Ethnomedicinal plants used for digestive system disorders by the Karen of northern Thailand Tangjitman K, Wongsawad C, Kamwong K, et al J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2015 Apr 9;11:27 PubMed Central: PMC4422539 Investigators at Chiang Mai University and Royal Park Rajapruek conducted an ethnobotanical study to document plants used by Karen people of Chiang Mai Province, northern … Continue reading Plants Used for Digestive System Disorders by the Karen of Thailand

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

Avocado Seeds vs. Giardiasis, Amoebiasis, Trichomoniasis & Tuberculosis

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Antiprotozoal and antimycobacterial activities of Persea americana seeds Jiménez-Arellanes A, Luna-Herrera J, Ruiz-Nicolás R, Cornejo-Garrido J, Tapia A, Yépez-Mulia L BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 May 16;13:109 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3663756 Adelina Jiménez-Arellanes of the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, with coauthors from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional and UIM en Enfermedades Infecciosas y Parasitarias evaluated … Continue reading Avocado Seeds vs. Giardiasis, Amoebiasis, Trichomoniasis & Tuberculosis

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

Knowledge of Medicinal Plants on the Island of Bougainville

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An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the Siwai and Buin districts of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville Julie Waruruai, Beuluah Sipana, Michael Koch, Louis R. Barrows, Teatulohi K. Matainaho, Prem P Raia J Ethnopharmacol 2011 Nov 18;138(2):564-77 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3245962 As part of a program initiated by the University of Papua New … Continue reading Knowledge of Medicinal Plants on the Island of Bougainville

Medicinal Plants of the Kavirajes

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A survey of medicinal plants used by Kavirajes of Chalna area, Khulna district, Bangladesh Mohammed Rahmatullah, Dilara Ferdausi, Md Ariful Haque Mollik, Rownak Jahan, Majeedul H Chowdhury, Wahid Mozammel Haque Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 2009 Dec 30;7(2):91-7 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3021158 Researchers at the University of Development Alternative (Bangladesh) and New York City … Continue reading Medicinal Plants of the Kavirajes