Efraim Lev

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnopharmacological survey of traditional drugs sold in Israel at the end of the 20th century
    E Lev
    Department of Land of Israel Studies, Bar Ilan University, 52900 Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 72:191-205. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnopharmacological survey of traditional drugs sold in the Kingdom of Jordan
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, Har Carmel Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 82:131-45. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The 1857 inventory of materia medica of the British hospital in Jerusalem
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa and Jordan Valley College, Israel
    Pharm Hist (Lond) 32:40-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The doctrine of signatures in the medieval and Ottoman Levant
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, 31905 Israel
    Vesalius 8:13-22. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional healing with animals (zootherapy): medieval to present-day Levantine practice
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 85:107-18. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint An early glimpse at western medicine in Jerusalem 1700-1840: the case of the Jews and the Franciscans' medical activity
    Zohar Amar
    Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archeology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Vesalius 11:81-7. 2005
  7. pmc The medical activities of the London Jews' Society in nineteenth-century Palestine
    Yaron Perry
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Haifa University, Haifa, Mt Carmel 31905, Israel
    Med Hist 47:67-88. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The turning point from an archaic Arab medical system to an early modern European system in Jerusalem according to the Swiss physician Titus Tobler (1806-77)
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Can Bull Med Hist 21:159-80. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of natural substances in the treatment of renal stones and other urinary disorders in the medieval Levant
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Nephrol 22:172-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint [Some evidence for the use of doctrine of signatures in the land of Israel and its environs during the Middle Ages]
    Efraim Lev
    Dept of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 141:651-5, 664. 2002

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnopharmacological survey of traditional drugs sold in Israel at the end of the 20th century
    E Lev
    Department of Land of Israel Studies, Bar Ilan University, 52900 Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 72:191-205. 2000
    ..These data demonstrate that there is still a flourishing and well developed trade in these materials - a trade which is the remnant of a rich and ancient medical culture, which is disappearing from the modern world...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnopharmacological survey of traditional drugs sold in the Kingdom of Jordan
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, Har Carmel Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 82:131-45. 2002
    ..These data demonstrate that there is still a flourishing and well-developed trade in these materials--a trade that is the remnant of a rich and ancient medical culture, which is disappearing from the modern world...
  3. ncbi request reprint The 1857 inventory of materia medica of the British hospital in Jerusalem
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa and Jordan Valley College, Israel
    Pharm Hist (Lond) 32:40-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The doctrine of signatures in the medieval and Ottoman Levant
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, 31905 Israel
    Vesalius 8:13-22. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional healing with animals (zootherapy): medieval to present-day Levantine practice
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Jordan Valley College and University of Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 85:107-18. 2003
    ..The use of other materials of animal origin came to an end in the course of history because of change in the moral outlook of modern societies. Among the latter we note mummy, silkworm, stinkbug, scarabees, snail, scorpion, and triton...
  6. ncbi request reprint An early glimpse at western medicine in Jerusalem 1700-1840: the case of the Jews and the Franciscans' medical activity
    Zohar Amar
    Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archeology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Vesalius 11:81-7. 2005
    ..It compares these activities with those of Jewish physicians in Jerusalem and looks at the relationships between the two groups and their effects on medical development in the Levant...
  7. pmc The medical activities of the London Jews' Society in nineteenth-century Palestine
    Yaron Perry
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, Haifa University, Haifa, Mt Carmel 31905, Israel
    Med Hist 47:67-88. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The turning point from an archaic Arab medical system to an early modern European system in Jerusalem according to the Swiss physician Titus Tobler (1806-77)
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Can Bull Med Hist 21:159-80. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of natural substances in the treatment of renal stones and other urinary disorders in the medieval Levant
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Nephrol 22:172-9. 2002
    ..Many of these materials, used to treat urinary disorders in the Levant between the 8th and the 18th centuries, had already been in use since the classical period, and several are still used today in traditional medicine...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Some evidence for the use of doctrine of signatures in the land of Israel and its environs during the Middle Ages]
    Efraim Lev
    Dept of Eretz Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 141:651-5, 664. 2002
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Dr Edward Macgowan (1795-1860), a long-term pioneer physician in mid-nineteenth century Jerusalem: founder and director of the first modern hospital in the Holy Land
    Efraim Lev
    J Med Biogr 16:52-6. 2008
    ..Edward Macgowan died in Jerusalem after 18 years of service and was buried in the Protestant cemetery in his beloved city...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reconstructed materia medica of the Medieval and Ottoman al-Sham
    Efraim Lev
    Jordan Valley College, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 80:167-79. 2002
    ..Finally, our data revealed that the al-Sham region was an independent source of production and marketing of medicinal substances during the medieval and Ottoman periods...
  13. ncbi request reprint Drugs held and sold by pharmacists of the Jewish community of medieval (11-14th centuries) Cairo according to lists of materia medica found at the Taylor-Schechter Genizah collection, Cambridge
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies and School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 110:275-93. 2007
    ..The most frequently mentioned substance were myrobalan (27), pepper and saffron (21), lentisk (15), almond, basil, rose, rosemary (14), cattle products, camphor and spikenard (13)...
  14. doi request reprint Dr Percy Charles Edward d'Erf Wheeler (1859-1944): a notable medical missionary of the Holy Land
    Yaron Perry
    Land of Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    J Med Biogr 16:105-8. 2008
    ..The most significant of his achievements was his leading role in the founding of the new British Hospital for the Jews in Jerusalem, the flagship of the British presence in Palestine, to be inaugurated in 1897...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the inventory of materia medica used by members of the Jewish community of medieval Cairo according to prescriptions found in the Taylor-Schechter Genizah collection, Cambridge
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies and School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Ethnopharmacol 108:428-44. 2006
    ....
  16. pmc Healing with animals in the Levant from the 10th to the 18th century
    Efraim Lev
    Dep of Erets Israel Studies and School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, 31905, Israel
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:11. 2006
    ..Changes in the moral outlook of modern societies caused the use of several substances of animal origin to cease in the course of history. These include mummy, silkworm, stinkbug, scarabees, snail, scorpion, and triton...
  17. pmc Ethno-diversity within current ethno-pharmacology as part of Israeli traditional medicine--a review
    Efraim Lev
    Dep of Eretz Israel Studies and School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Har Carmel, Haifa, 31905, Israel
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:4. 2006
    ..Shops selling these substances have become centers for "nostalgia" and preserving the oriental heritage, traditional medicine, and medicinal substances!..
  18. pmc Practice versus theory: Medieval Materia Medica according to the Cairo Genizah
    Efraim Lev
    Department of Eretz Israel Studies and School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Med Hist 51:507-26. 2007
  19. pmc Ritual plants of Muslim graveyards in northern Israel
    Amots Dafni
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, 31905, Israel
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:38. 2006
    ..Most of the traditions are common to the whole Middle East showing high relatedness to the classical world as well as to the present-day Europe...