Medicinal Plant Knowledge of Herbalists in Sulaymaniyah Province, Kurdistan, Iraq

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Ethnopharmacobotanical study on the medicinal plants used by herbalists in Sulaymaniyah Province, Kurdistan, Iraq Ahmed HM J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2016 Jan 28;12(1):8 PubMed PMID: 26821541 Hiwa Achmed of Sulaimani Polytechnic University conducted an ethnobotanical survey to document traditional knowledge about uses of medicinal plants among traditional healers in the Province of Sulaymaniyah (Kurdistan, Iraq). This … Continue reading Medicinal Plant Knowledge of Herbalists in Sulaymaniyah Province, Kurdistan, Iraq

Biomedicines of the Rongmei tribe of Manipur, India

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Indigenous traditional knowledge and usage of folk bio-medicines among Rongmei tribe of Tamenglong district of Manipur, India Prakash N, Ansari MA, Punitha P, Sharma PK Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2014 Apr 3;11(3):239-47 PubMed Central PMC4202445 Investigators from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research conducted a field survey to document and preserve ethnomedicinal knowledge … Continue reading Biomedicines of the Rongmei tribe of Manipur, India

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

Ginger for Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

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Effects of ginger for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a meta-analysis Thomson M, Corbin R, Leung L J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):115-22 PubMed PMID: 24390893 Maggie Thomson, Renee Corbin and Lawrence Leung from Queen’s University, Ontario conducted a meta-analysis of clinical trials using ginger (Zingiber officinale) for nausea and vomiting in early … Continue reading Ginger for Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

Medicinal Plants Used by the Soren Clan of Bangladesh

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Medicinal plants and formulations used by the Soren clan of the Santal tribe in Rajshahi district, Bangladesh for treatment of various ailments Mohammed Rahmatullah, Abid Hasan, Waheda Parvin, Md Moniruzzaman, Asha Khatun, Zubaida Khatun, Farhana Israt Jahan, and Rownak Jahan Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 2012 Apr 2;9(3):350-9 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3746673 Researchers from … Continue reading Medicinal Plants Used by the Soren Clan of Bangladesh

Cytotoxic Activity of Thai Medicinal Plants Against Human Carcinoma Cells in vitro

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Mahavorasirikul W, Viyanant V, Chaijaroenkul W, et al. Cytotoxic activity of Thai medicinal plants against human cholangiocarcinoma, laryngeal and hepatocarcinoma cells in vitro. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2010 Sep 28;10:55. [PubMed PMID: 20920194; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2956707.] Noting that cholangiocarcinoma is a serious public health problem in Thailand with increasing incidence and mortality rates, researchers … Continue reading Cytotoxic Activity of Thai Medicinal Plants Against Human Carcinoma Cells in vitro

A study of Korean herbal remedies for tinnitus

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Kim NK, Lee DH, Lee JH, et al. Bojungikgitang and banhabaekchulchonmatang in adult patients with tinnitus, a randomized, double-blind, three-arm, placebo-controlled trial–study protocol. Trials. 2010 Mar 28;11:34. PubMed PMID: 20346181. Investigators at Wonkwang University undertook a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine the efficacy and safety of the herbal medications bojungikgitang and banhabaekchulchonmatang in the … Continue reading A study of Korean herbal remedies for tinnitus