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What are medicinal plants and what are the issues?
Hamilton Most species are used only in folk medicine, traditional systems of formal medicine using relatively few (e.g. 500-600 commonly in Traditionally Chinese Medicine). Around 100 plant species have ... plants is increasing worldwide, related to the persistence and sometimes expansion of traditional medicine and a growing interest in herbal treatments. The medicinal uses of plants grade ...
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Acacia albida
Tree, Winter Thorn Source: James A. Duke. 1983. Handbook of Energy Crops. unpublished. Uses Folk Medicine Chemistry Description Germplasm Distribution Ecology Cultivation Harvesting Yields and Economics Energy Biotic Factors ... . Apparently it is erroneously taken as an indicator of a shallow well site. Folk Medicine Reported to serve as an emetic in fevers (Masai), taken for diarrhea in Tanganyika ...
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Acacia auriculiformis
Darwin Black Wattle Source: James A. Duke. 1983. Handbook of Energy Crops. unpublished. Uses Folk Medicine Chemistry Description Germplasm Distribution Ecology Cultivation Harvesting Yields and Economics Energy Biotic Factors References ... year old uranium spoil. Used for the cultivation of the lac insect in India. Folk Medicine No data available. Chemistry The gum contains 5.3% ash, 0.92% N, and ...
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Green It, Too LEAD EXPOSURE STILL POSES HEALTH HAZARD Lead in the Workplace, Homes, Folk Medicine and Ceramics Continue to Pose Health Threat 20 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO CONSERVE ENERGY ...
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Ion Exchange - Smilacina racemosa - False Solomon's Seal
In some parts of the country, the young shoots were eaten like asparagus. Pioneer folk medicine also claimed this plant could be used to treat human plague and hog cholera. Smilacina ...
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Welcome to Giraffes.com : Giraffa camelopardalis
They are not feared by humans and they are not killed for any folk medicine remedies. They do not compete for food with livestock such as sheep and cows. They ...
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Detailed information on the characteristics of the tiger: Whiskers.
These assist in tree climbing and during contact with prey. Whiskers in Asian medicine: Asian tradition has long held the erroneous belief that whiskers give courage to the wearer ... , either as souvenirs, or for use in traditional folk medicines. Maintenance on the tiger involves regular replacement of these lost whiskers. Asian folk medicine presents an extreme danger to the tiger as a ...
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Database entry for Brazil Nut - Bertholletia excelsa - Brazil Nut - Bertholletia excelsa - Brazil Nut - Bertholletia excelsa
TRIBAL AND HERBAL MEDICINE USES The Brazil nut is a three-sided nut with white meat or flesh that ... as drinking cups. The husks of these seed pods have also been used in Brazilian folk medicine to brew into tea to treat stomachaches, and the tree bark is brewed into tea ...
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Database entry for Jaborandi - Pilocarpus jaborandi - Jaborandi - Pilocarpus jaborandi - Jaborandi - Pilocarpus jaborandi
West Indies. Several Pilocarpus species are called jaborandi and used interchangeably in commerce and herbal medicine, including the main Brazilian species of commerce: P. jaborandi, and P. microphyllus, and the ... to induce salivation; several tribes named the plant "slobber-mouth" in their own languages. In folk medicine systems in the tropics where it grows jaborandi has been used as a natural ...
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San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Giraffe
They are not feared by humans and they are not killed for any folk medicine remedies. They do not compete for food with livestock such as sheep and cows. They ...
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