ethnobotany

Summary

Summary: The plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.

Top Publications

  1. pmc A comparison of the wild food plant use knowledge of ethnic minorities in Naban River Watershed National Nature Reserve, Yunnan, SW China
    Abdolbaset Ghorbani
    Institute of Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:17. 2012
  2. ncbi A new approach to study medicinal plants with tannins and flavonoids contents from the local knowledge
    Thiago Antônio de Sousa Araújo
    Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Departamento de Biologia, Área de Botânica, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Av Dom Manoel de Medeiros s n, Dois Irmaos, CEP 52171 900 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 120:72-80. 2008
  3. pmc Medical ethnobotany of the Albanian Alps in Kosovo
    Behxhet Mustafa
    Department of Biology, University of Prishtina, Mother Teresa, Prishtine, Kosovo
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:6. 2012
  4. pmc Botany, genetics and ethnobotany: a crossed investigation on the elusive tapir's diet in French Guiana
    Fabrice Hibert
    Direction Etudes et Recherches Guyane, Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage, Kourou, French Guiana, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e25850. 2011
  5. pmc Re-examining hypotheses concerning the use and knowledge of medicinal plants: a study in the Caatinga vegetation of NE Brazil
    Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque
    Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Área de Botânica, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Rua Dom Manoel de Medeiros s n, Dois Irmãos Recife Pernambuco, 52171 030, Brasil
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:30. 2006
  6. ncbi Ethnobotany of the Alt Empordà region (Catalonia, Iberian Peninsula): plants used in human traditional medicine
    Montse Parada
    Laboratori de Botànica, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII, s n 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:609-18. 2009
  7. pmc Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia
    Tilahun Teklehaymanot
    Endod and Other Medicinal Plants Unit, Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:12. 2007
  8. ncbi Ethnobotany and trade of medicinal plants in the Qaysari Market, Kurdish Autonomous Region, Iraq
    Evan Mati
    Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:490-510. 2011
  9. pmc Medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu, India
    Chellaiah Muthu
    Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Chennai 600 034, India
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:43. 2006
  10. ncbi Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia
    Tilahun Teklehaymanot
    Endod and Other Medicinal Plants Unit, Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:69-78. 2009

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Publications253 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc A comparison of the wild food plant use knowledge of ethnic minorities in Naban River Watershed National Nature Reserve, Yunnan, SW China
    Abdolbaset Ghorbani
    Institute of Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:17. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi A new approach to study medicinal plants with tannins and flavonoids contents from the local knowledge
    Thiago Antônio de Sousa Araújo
    Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Departamento de Biologia, Área de Botânica, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Av Dom Manoel de Medeiros s n, Dois Irmaos, CEP 52171 900 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 120:72-80. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Medical ethnobotany of the Albanian Alps in Kosovo
    Behxhet Mustafa
    Department of Biology, University of Prishtina, Mother Teresa, Prishtine, Kosovo
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:6. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Botany, genetics and ethnobotany: a crossed investigation on the elusive tapir's diet in French Guiana
    Fabrice Hibert
    Direction Etudes et Recherches Guyane, Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage, Kourou, French Guiana, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e25850. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Re-examining hypotheses concerning the use and knowledge of medicinal plants: a study in the Caatinga vegetation of NE Brazil
    Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque
    Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Área de Botânica, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Rua Dom Manoel de Medeiros s n, Dois Irmãos Recife Pernambuco, 52171 030, Brasil
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:30. 2006
    ..However, very little information is available concerning the interaction of people with the plants of the Caatinga...
  6. ncbi Ethnobotany of the Alt Empordà region (Catalonia, Iberian Peninsula): plants used in human traditional medicine
    Montse Parada
    Laboratori de Botànica, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII, s n 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:609-18. 2009
    ..This paper provides significant ethnobotanical information on pharmaceutical plant uses from a tourist and industrialised region, where some degree of acculturation exists, so that there is urgency in recording such data...
  7. pmc Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia
    Tilahun Teklehaymanot
    Endod and Other Medicinal Plants Unit, Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:12. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Ethnobotany and trade of medicinal plants in the Qaysari Market, Kurdish Autonomous Region, Iraq
    Evan Mati
    Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:490-510. 2011
    ..The Qaysari bazaar, bordering the citadel in Erbil city in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region, Iraq, has 21 herbalist shops trading natural medicinal products, wild-crafted and cultivated from all over the Middle East and Asia Minor...
  9. pmc Medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu, India
    Chellaiah Muthu
    Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Chennai 600 034, India
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:43. 2006
    ..The traditional healers are dwindling in number and there is a grave danger of traditional knowledge disappearing soon since the younger generation is not interested to carry on this tradition...
  10. ncbi Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia
    Tilahun Teklehaymanot
    Endod and Other Medicinal Plants Unit, Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:69-78. 2009
    ..It reveals the trend of knowledge of medicinal plants and the documentation serves as a baseline data for future phytochemical and pharmacological studies...
  11. ncbi An ethnobotanical study on the usage of wild medicinal herbs from Kopaonik Mountain (Central Serbia)
    Snezana Jarić
    Department of Ecology, The Sinisa Stanković Institute for Biological Research, University of Belgrade, Bulevar Despota Stefana 142, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    J Ethnopharmacol 111:160-75. 2007
    ..rheumatism and skin ailments) and Ficaria verna Huds. (tubers for treating haemorrhoids). In addition, 10 wild species used in veterinary medicine, as well as 25 herbs used for human nourishment were noted...
  12. ncbi Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia
    Mirutse Giday
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnopharmacol 132:75-85. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to document and evaluate knowledge on medicinal plant use by Sheko ethnic group in Southwest Ethiopia...
  13. pmc An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu district, southeastern Ethiopia
    Ermias Lulekal
    Department of Biology, Debre Berhan University, P, O, Box 445, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 4:10. 2008
    ..Documenting the eroding plants and associated indigenous knowledge can be used as a basis for developing management plans for conservation and sustainable use of medicinal plants in the area...
  14. ncbi Change in medical plant use in Estonian ethnomedicine: a historical comparison between 1888 and 1994
    Renata Sõukand
    Estonian Literary Museum, Vanemuise 42, Tartu 51003, Estonia
    J Ethnopharmacol 135:251-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to compare the changes in the utilization of species from various hemeroby categories (indicating the degree of sensitivity of the plant to human impact) using historical data concerning the years 1888-1994...
  15. ncbi Cross-cultural adaptation in urban ethnobotany: the Colombian folk pharmacopoeia in London
    Melissa Ceuterick
    Division of Pharmacy Practice, University of Bradford, Richmond Building, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP, West Yorkshire, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 120:342-59. 2008
    ..To investigate traditional health care practices and changes in medicinal plant use among the growing Colombian community in London...
  16. pmc Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild edible plant resources in Nepal
    Yadav Uprety
    Ethnobotanical Society of Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:16. 2012
    ..Therefore, we designed this study to fulfill a part of the knowledge gap by providing data on diversity, traditional knowledge, economic potential, and conservation value of WEP from Nepal...
  17. ncbi Ethnobotany, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Uncaria (Rubiaceae)
    Mary E Heitzman
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Phytochemistry 66:5-29. 2005
    ..The collected information is an attempt to cover the more recent developments in the ethnobotany, pharmacology and phytochemistry of this genus...
  18. pmc Plant identification credibility in ethnobotany: a closer look at Polish ethnographic studies
    Łukasz J Łuczaj
    The Wild Garden, Pietrusza Wola, Poland
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:36. 2010
    ..paper is an attempt to estimate the percentage of erroneously identified taxa in ethnographic studies concerning the use of plants and to propose a code for recording credibility of identification in historical ethnobotany publications.
  19. ncbi Cultural significance of medicinal plant families and species among Quechua farmers in Apillapampa, Bolivia
    Evert Thomas
    Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Ethnobotany, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Ethnopharmacol 122:60-7. 2009
    ..Medicinal plant use was investigated in Apillapampa, a community of subsistence farmers located in the semi-arid Bolivian Andes...
  20. ncbi Plants used for treating respiratory infections in rural Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    T York
    Department of Botany, University of Zululand, Private Bag 1001, KwaDlangezwa 3886, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 135:696-710. 2011
    ..Novel information gathered from surveys like the present study is important in preserving indigenous knowledge...
  21. ncbi Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia
    Mirutse Giday
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnopharmacol 110:516-25. 2007
    ..Measures are needed to conserve plants that are reported as scarce in the study area but still are only harvested from the wild...
  22. pmc Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto region, Namibia
    Ahmad Cheikhyoussef
    Science, Technology and Innovation Division, Multidisciplinary Research Centre University of Namibia, Private Bag 13301, Windhoek, Namibia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:10. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc Women care about local knowledge, experiences from ethnomycology
    Roberto Garibay-Orijel
    Laboratório de Sistemática, Ecología y Aprovechamiento de Hongos Ectomicorrízicos, Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito exterior s n, A, P, 70 233, C, P, 04510, Ciudad Universitaria, d, F, Mexico
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:25. 2012
    ..Women mushroom gatherers are conscious of their knowledge, value its contribution in their subsistence systems, and proudly incorporate it in their cultural identity...
  24. pmc An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia
    Fisseha Mesfin
    Biology Department, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:28. 2009
    ..Hence, the aim of this study is to document the medicinal plants in the natural vegetation and home gardens in Wonago Woreda, Gedeo Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPR)...
  25. pmc Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda
    John R S Tabuti
    Makerere University, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences MUCAES, P O Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:35. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to document the IK relevant to traditional medicine in the districts of Mukono, Nakapiripirit, Kanungu and Pallisa, in Uganda...
  26. ncbi Ethnomedicines used against four common ailments by the tribal communities of Lahaul-Spiti in western Himalaya
    K N Singh
    Biodiversity Division, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur, 176061 Himachal Pradesh, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 115:147-59. 2008
    ..Mode of preparation, administration and dosage are discussed along with the family and local names of plants and plant parts used...
  27. pmc Use of medicinal plants for human health in Udzungwa Mountains Forests: a case study of New Dabaga Ulongambi Forest Reserve, Tanzania
    Rukia A Kitula
    Department of Wood Utilization, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:7. 2007
    ..During the development of a joint draft management plan, villagers as an informal institution must define their priority needs of use of parts of the forest in collaboration with the Udzungwa Mountains Forest Management project...
  28. ncbi A comparison of knowledge about medicinal plants for three rural communities in the semi-arid region of northeast of Brazil
    Cecília de Fátima Castelo Branco Rangel de Almeida
    Departamento de Biologia, Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada LEA, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife PE, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:674-84. 2010
    ....
  29. pmc Analysing ethnobotanical and fishery-related importance of mangroves of the East-Godavari Delta (Andhra Pradesh, India) for conservation and management purposes
    F Dahdouh-Guebas
    Biocomplexity Research Team, C O, Mangrove Management Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:24. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi Ethnobotany of plants used by the Thari people of Nara Desert, Pakistan
    Rahmatullah Qureshi
    Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Department of Botany, Murree Road, Rawalpindi Pakistan
    Fitoterapia 79:468-73. 2008
    ..About 44 types of ailments were treated with various parts of the 51 medicinal plant species. For treating ailments, the use of the whole plant was higher (53%) than leaves (18%), roots (14%) and fruits (10%) alone...
  31. pmc Ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants of Kara and Kwego semi-pastoralist people in Lower Omo River Valley, Debub Omo Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia
    Tilahun Teklehaymanot
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, P, O, Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:23. 2010
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study is to document the wild edible plants gathered and consumed by Kara and Kwego people, and to analyze patterns of use between the two people...
  32. ncbi An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Sivrice (Elazığ-Turkey)
    Ugur Cakilcioglu
    Department of Biology, Firat University, Elazig 23119, Turkey
    J Ethnopharmacol 132:165-75. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify wild plants collected for medical purposes by the local people of Sivrice County, located in the Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, and to establish the uses and local names of these plants...
  33. ncbi Why Surinamese migrants in the Netherlands continue to use medicinal herbs from their home country
    Tinde van Andel
    National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Leiden University Branch, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:694-701. 2010
    ..In order to improve migrant health, we need information on their traditional health beliefs and practices. This paper investigates medicinal plant use among Surinamese migrants in the Netherlands...
  34. ncbi Studies on pharmaceutical ethnobotany in the region of Pallars (Pyrenees, Catalonia, Iberian Peninsula). Part I. General results and new or very rare medicinal plants
    A Agelet
    , , Universitat de Barcelona. Av. Joan XXIII s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 77:57-70. 2001
    ..Further papers will deal with unreported or very uncommon uses for known medicinal plant species and with medicinal non-vascular plants...
  35. ncbi Studies on pharmaceutical ethnobotany in the high river Ter valley (Pyrenees, Catalonia, Iberian Peninsula)
    Montse Rigat
    Laboratori de Botànica, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII s n, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 113:267-77. 2007
    ..One fungal and four vascular plant species have not, or have very rarely been cited as medicinal, and for other taxa some very scarcely reported medicinal uses have been recorded (110 uses concerning 78 species)...
  36. pmc Archival data on wild food plants used in Poland in 1948
    Łukasz Łuczaj
    High School of Humanities and Economics in Łódź, Department of Humanities, ul, Rewolucji 1905 r, nr 64, 90 222 Łódź, Poland
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 4:4. 2008
    ..A major part of these archival materials, including a substantial collection of herbarium specimens, had not undergone thorough analysis prior to this study, which presents a quantitative analysis of this archival set of data...
  37. ncbi Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia Jack): a review on its ethnobotany and pharmacological importance
    Rajeev Bhat
    Food Technology Division, School of Industrial Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden, Penang, Malaysia
    Fitoterapia 81:669-79. 2010
    ..The present review aims at reviewing the research works undertaken till date, on this plant in order to provide sufficient baseline information for future works and for commercial exploitation...
  38. ncbi Changes in the utilization of wild green vegetables in Poland since the 19th century: a comparison of four ethnobotanical surveys
    Lukasz Luczaj
    Department of Humanities, Academy of Humanities and Economics in Łódź, 90 222 Łódź, Poland
    J Ethnopharmacol 128:395-404. 2010
    The aim of this paper is to compare the presence of wild green vegetables in four ethnobotanical questionnaires. This range of surveys offers a rich diachronic perspective, possibly unique in ethnobotany.
  39. ncbi Ethnobotanical study on medicinal use of wild and cultivated plants in middle, south and west Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Broza Sarić-Kundalić
    Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Ethnopharmacol 131:33-55. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was the systematic collection of information about usage of wild and cultivated plants in human therapy from Bosnia and Herzegovina...
  40. ncbi Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants from the Humla district of western Nepal
    Maan Bahadur Rokaya
    Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Praha, Czech Republic
    J Ethnopharmacol 130:485-504. 2010
    ..It also determines the homogeneity of informant's knowledge on medicinal plants suitable for different ailment categories and the most preferred plant species used to treat each ailment category in the study areas...
  41. ncbi Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical study
    Mirutse Giday
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa University, Torhailoch Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:513-21. 2009
    ..Thus, there is an urgent need to document and analyse the knowledge...
  42. ncbi Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants around Mt.Yinggeling, Hainan Island, China
    Xi Long Zheng
    South China Botanical Garden, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650, China
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:197-210. 2009
    ..The main objectives were to collect information on the use of medicinal plants and compare medicinal plant traditions between Run and Qi...
  43. ncbi Ethnobotanical knowledge of the Istro-Romanians of Zejane in Croatia
    Andrea Pieroni
    Department of Pharmacy, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Richmond Building, Richmond Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Fitoterapia 74:710-9. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi Is the use-impact on native caatinga species in Brazil reduced by the high species richness of medicinal plants?
    Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque
    Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Departamento de Biologia, Área de Botânica, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 113:156-70. 2007
    ..Our model of utilitarian redundancy has important consequences for testing ethnobotanical hypotheses, as well as for indicating strategies for biodiversity conservation...
  45. pmc Medicinal plant knowledge of the Bench ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical investigation
    Mirutse Giday
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, PO Box 1176, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:34. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to record and analyse traditional medicinal plant knowledge of the Bench ethnic group in Southwest Ethiopia...
  46. pmc Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia
    Haile Yineger
    Department of Biology, Jimma University, P, O, Box 5195, Jimma, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 4:11. 2008
    ..Our results showed that ethnomedicinal plant species used by healers are under serious threat due to several factors, which indicates the need for urgent attention towards their conservation and sustainable utilization...
  47. ncbi Wild and semi-domesticated food plant consumption in seven circum-Mediterranean areas
    Andreas Ch Hadjichambis
    Agricultural Research Institute ARI of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 59:383-414. 2008
    ..More similarities of wild edible popular use were revealed between the Eastern Mediterranean and the Western Mediterranean...
  48. pmc An integrated assessment of wild vegetable resources in Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, China
    Wujisguleng Wujisguleng
    Inner Mongolia Normal University, Huhhot, China
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:34. 2010
    ..This paper aims to provide scientific clues for the selection of special and high quality wild vegetables species...
  49. pmc Evaluating indices of traditional ecological knowledge: a methodological contribution
    Victoria Reyes-García
    ICREA and ICTA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:21. 2006
    ..Few studies have addressed reliability of indices of traditional ecological knowledge constructed with different quantitative methods...
  50. pmc Understanding cultural significance, the edible mushrooms case
    Roberto Garibay-Orijel
    Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apdo Postal 113 100, Rumania No 700 Col, Portales, CP 03301, DF Mexico
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:4. 2007
    ..In the present work, using as model the traditional mycological knowledge of Zapotecs from Oaxaca, Mexico, we analyze the cultural significance of wild edible resources...
  51. pmc Ethnobotany in the Cumbres de Monterrey National Park, Nuevo León, México
    Eduardo Estrada
    Facultad de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, km 145 Carretera Nacional Linares Cd, Victoria, AP 41, 67700, Linares, NL, Mexico
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:8. 2007
    ..Most of the cited uses (98) were found to be medicinal ones...
  52. ncbi Ethnobotanical study on traditional uses of wild medicinal plants in Prokletije Mountains (Montenegro)
    N Menkovic
    Institute for Medicinal Plants Research, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:97-107. 2011
    ..Active ingredients of plant species officinal in European Pharmacopoeia 6.0 (Ph. Eur. 6.0) were studied and we assessed possibilities for commercial exploitation for local economic development...
  53. ncbi Snakebites and ethnobotany in the Eastern region of Antioquia, Colombia--the traditional use of plants
    Julieta Vásquez
    Ophidism Scorpionism Program, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    J Ethnopharmacol 146:449-55. 2013
    ..The medical care starts with the affected people receiving treatment by healers or shamans who use medicinal plants prepared in different ways...
  54. ncbi The use of plants in the medical system of the Fulni-ô people (NE Brazil): a perspective on age and gender
    Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque
    Departamento de Biologia, Área de Botânica, Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:866-73. 2011
    ..Additionally, this study seeks to identify the sites where these resources are collected...
  55. ncbi Medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
    H de Wet
    Department of Botany, University of Zululand, KwaDlangezwa, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 130:284-9. 2010
    ..To document the ethnobotanical knowledge on antidiarrhoeal plant use by lay people in a rural community in northern Maputaland...
  56. pmc The importance of a taste. A comparative study on wild food plant consumption in twenty-one local communities in Italy
    Maria Pia Ghirardini
    University of Gastronomic Sciences, P za Vittorio Emanuele 9, I 12060 Bra Pollenzo, Italy
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:22. 2007
    ..g. Celtis aetnensis fruits, Cicerbita alpine shoots, Helichrysum italicum leaves, Lonicera caprifolium fruits, Symphytum officinale leaves), which are new, or have thus far been recorded only rarely...
  57. ncbi Intercultural health and ethnobotany: how to improve healthcare for underserved and minority communities?
    Ina Vandebroek
    Institute of Economic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    J Ethnopharmacol 148:746-54. 2013
    ..This integration can take place at different levels: individuals (patients, healers, biomedical healthcare providers), institutions (health centers, hospitals) or society (government policy)...
  58. ncbi Ethnobotany & ethnopharmacology of Tabernaemontana divaricata
    Wasana Pratchayasakul
    Cardiac Electrophysiology Research and Training Center, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Indian J Med Res 127:317-35. 2008
    ..divaricata, particularly discussing its pharmacological properties, are available. This review presents the ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology of T...
  59. ncbi Ethnopharmacology of liakra: traditional weedy vegetables of the Arbëreshë of the Vulture area in southern Italy
    Andrea Pieroni
    Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, 29 39 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AX, London, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 81:165-85. 2002
    ..Arbëresh taste classification and indigenous criteria related to the perception of bitter taste in considering non-cultivated plants as food or medicine are discussed as well...
  60. pmc Agricultural, domestic and handicraft folk uses of plants in the Tyrrhenian sector of Basilicata (Italy)
    Giovanni Salerno
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tre, Rome, Italy
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 1:2. 2005
    ..From the point of view of furnishing a botanical support for the study of local "material culture" data was collected through field interviews of 49 informants, most of whom were farmers...
  61. pmc Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia
    Teferi Flatie
    Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:14. 2009
    ..This study indicates that although the proportion of the population that uses TM may be small it is still an important component of the public health care in the study community as complementary and alternative medicine...
  62. ncbi Curing animals with plants: traditional usage in Tuscany (Italy)
    R E Uncini Manganelli
    Dipartimento di Agronomia e Gestione dell Agroecosistema, Universita di Pisa, Via S Michele degli Scalzi 2, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 78:171-91. 2001
    ..Almost a 100 different plant species are used to treat animals; sometimes old remedies are used to cure similar human ailments, other times the cure is used exclusively for veterinary treatment...
  63. ncbi A medicinal plant study of the Santal tribe in Rangpur district, Bangladesh
    Mohammed Rahmatullah
    Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, University of Development Alternative, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Altern Complement Med 16:419-25. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to conduct an ethnomedicinal survey among the Santal communities residing in Rangpur district to collect information on their use of medicinal plants...
  64. pmc A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya
    Martin Muthee Gakuubi
    Department of Natural Sciences, Faculty of Science, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, P O Box 62157 00200, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:39. 2012
    ..Their collective and accumulative ethnoveterinary knowledge (EVK) is likely to be just as rich and worth documenting. The aim of the study was to document and analyse the ethnoveterinary knowledge of the Ameru...
  65. pmc Ethno-botanical study of the African star apple (Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don) in the Southern Benin (West Africa)
    Laurent G Houessou
    Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey Calavi, Cotonou, 01 PO BOX 526, Benin
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:40. 2012
    ..This study aimed at providing information on the use and local knowledge variation on Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don a multipurpose tree species widely used in southern Benin...
  66. ncbi The ecological aspect of ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology of population in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sulejman S Redzić
    Center of Ecology and Natural Resources, Faculty of Science University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Coll Antropol 31:869-90. 2007
    ..But, it has been perceived that longer ethno therapeutic tradition possess inhabitants of sub- and Mediterranean areas, as well as inhabitants of the mountain areas of B&H, regardless their ethnicity...
  67. ncbi Ethnopharmacy of Turkish-speaking Cypriots in Greater London
    Ahmet Yöney
    Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy University of London, London, UK
    Phytother Res 24:731-40. 2010
    ....
  68. ncbi Ethnobotany of medicinal plants used in Eastern Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Mediterranean Sea)
    Esperança Carrió
    Laboratori de Botànica, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII, S N, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 141:1021-40. 2012
    ....
  69. pmc An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon
    David J Simbo
    Department of Bioscience Engineering, Faculty of Science, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:8. 2010
    ..An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to record information on medicinal plants from traditional medical practitioners in Babungo and to identify the medicinal plants used for treating diseases...
  70. ncbi Ethnopharmacological notes about ancient uses of medicinal plants in Trás-os-Montes (northern of Portugal)
    José Manuel Neves
    CIAGEB Faculdade de Ciências de Saúde, Escola Superior de Saúde da UFP, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Rua Carlos da Maia, 296, P 4200 150 Porto, Portugal
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:270-83. 2009
    ..In that area, medicinal plants, most of the species wild, are still in use among farmers, shepherds and other people who live far from villages and built-up areas...
  71. ncbi Use of non-crop food vascular plants in Montseny biosphere reserve (Catalonia, Iberian Peninsula)
    M Angels Bonet
    Laboratori de Botànica, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII s n 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 53:225-48. 2002
    ..The presence and usage of wild relatives of cultivated plants in the territory studied are also commented upon...
  72. ncbi A comparison of medicinal plant use in Sardinia and Sicily-De Materia Medica revisited?
    Marco Leonti
    Dipartimento Farmaco Chimico Tecnologico, Universita di Cagliari, Facolta di Farmacia, Via Ospedale 72, 09124 Cagliari CA, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 121:255-67. 2009
    ..Here, we explore the common fundament of traditional knowledge for the medicinal plant uses in Sardinia and Sicily by comparing the selection of medicinal species and specific uses with those of Dioscorides' De Materia Medica...
  73. ncbi Pharmaceutical ethnobotany in the western part of Granada province (southern Spain): ethnopharmacological synthesis
    G Benitez
    Department of Botany, University of Granada, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 129:87-105. 2010
    ..An analysis was made of the species used, parts of the plant employed, preparation methods, administration means, and the ailments treated in relation to pathological groups...
  74. pmc Uses, traditional management, perception of variation and preferences in ackee (Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig) fruit traits in Benin: implications for domestication and conservation
    Marius R M Ekué
    Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding, Büsgen Institute, Georg August University of Gottingen, Büsgenweg 2, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:12. 2010
    ..This study addresses farmers' indigenous knowledge on uses, management and perception of variation of the species among different ethnic groups taking into account also gender differences...
  75. ncbi Medical ethnobotany of the Teribes of Bocas del Toro, Panama
    M P Gupta
    Centro de Investigaciones Farmacognósticas de la Flora Panameña CIFLORPAN, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Panama, Apartado 10767, Estafeta Universitaria, Republica de Panama
    J Ethnopharmacol 96:389-401. 2005
    ..The recorded medicinal plants were used mainly for fever, various type of pain and inflammation. The potential value of 26 plants and their traditional uses was elucidated through literature search...
  76. pmc Indigenous use and bio-efficacy of medicinal plants in the Rasuwa District, Central Nepal
    Yadav Uprety
    Human Ecology Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 109, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:3. 2010
    By revealing historical and present plant use, ethnobotany contributes to drug discovery and socioeconomic development. Nepal is a natural storehouse of medicinal plants...
  77. pmc Utilisation of priority traditional medicinal plants and local people's knowledge on their conservation status in arid lands of Kenya (Mwingi District)
    Grace N Njoroge
    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Botany Department, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:22. 2010
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  78. pmc An ethnobotanical survey of plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Katima Mulilo, Caprivi region, Namibia
    Kazhila C Chinsembu
    University of Namibia, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences, P B 13301, Windhoek, Namibia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:25. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to isolate the plants' active chemical compounds and understand their modes of action...
  79. pmc Alpine ethnobotany in Italy: traditional knowledge of gastronomic and medicinal plants among the Occitans of the upper Varaita valley, Piedmont
    Andrea Pieroni
    University of Gastronomic Sciences, Via Amedeo di Savoia 8, I 12060 Pollenzo Bra, Italy
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:32. 2009
    ..glacialis, and A. umbelliformis) should be seriously reconsidered in terms of sustainability, given the limited availability of these species, even though their collection is culturally salient in the entire study area...
  80. ncbi Ethnobotanical and phytomedicinal knowledge in a long-history protected area, the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park (Italian Apennines)
    Marisa Idolo
    Laboratorio di Ecologia Applicata, Dip to ArBoPaVe, Facolta di Agraria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Universita 100, I 80055 Portici, NA, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:379-95. 2010
    ..We selected this area because we judged the long history of nature preservation as an added value potentially encouraging the survival of uses possibly lost elsewhere...
  81. ncbi Review of the ethnobotany, chemistry, biological activity and safety of the botanical dietary supplement Morinda citrifolia (noni)
    Alison D Pawlus
    Program for Collaborative Research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pharm Pharmacol 59:1587-609. 2007
    ..Included herein are a comprehensive list of known ethnobotanical uses and common names of M. citrifolia, a brief summary of relevant biological studies and a discussion of the safety of noni as a supplement...
  82. pmc Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Bukoba rural district
    Daniel P Kisangau
    Department of Botany, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:29. 2007
    ..Other symptomatic but undefined conditions considered were skin rashes and chronic diarrhea...
  83. pmc Valorizing the 'Irulas' traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in the Kodiakkarai Reserve Forest, India
    Subramanyam Ragupathy
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario Herbarium, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G2W1, Canada
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:10. 2009
    ..These aboriginal groups chose to share this knowledge with society-at-large in order to promote a global lifestyle of health and environmental sustainability...
  84. pmc Plants used during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum healthcare in Lao PDR: a comparative study of the Brou, Saek and Kry ethnic groups
    Hugo de Boer
    Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:25. 2009
    ..It aims to identify culturally important traditions that may facilitate implementation of culturally appropriate healthcare...
  85. ncbi The future is written: impact of scripts on the cognition, selection, knowledge and transmission of medicinal plant use and its implications for ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology
    Marco Leonti
    Dipartimento Farmaco Chimico Tecnologico, Universita di Cagliari, Facolta di Farmacia, Via Ospedale 72, 09124 Cagliari CA, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 134:542-55. 2011
    ..Therefore, I try to visualize how field based studies in ethnobiology and especially medical ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology run the risk of repeating information and knowledge and illustrate the importance of ..
  86. pmc The use of medicinal plants in the trans-Himalayan arid zone of Mustang district, Nepal
    Shandesh Bhattarai
    Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:14. 2010
    ..Traditional botanical medicine is the primary mode of healthcare for most of the population of this district and traditional Tibetan doctors (Amchi) serve as the local medical experts...
  87. pmc Medicinal plants used for traditional veterinary in the Sierras de Córdoba (Argentina): an ethnobotanical comparison with human medicinal uses
    Gustavo J Martinez
    CONICET, Museo de Antropología, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Hipólito Irigoyen 174, Cordoba, Argentina
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:23. 2011
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  88. ncbi Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants commonly used by Kani tribals in Tirunelveli hills of Western Ghats, India
    Muniappan Ayyanar
    Department of Botany, Pachaiyappa s college, Chennai 600 030, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 134:851-64. 2011
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  89. pmc Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants used by Saperas community of Khetawas, Jhajjar District, Haryana, India
    Manju Panghal
    Department of Genetics, MD University Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:4. 2010
    ....
  90. ncbi Medicinal plants in Baskoure, Kourittenga Province, Burkina Faso: an ethnobotanical study
    Pascal Nadembega
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica Sperimentale, Universita di Bologna, Via Irnerio, 42, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:378-95. 2011
    ....
  91. ncbi A first survey on the medicinal plants of the Chazuta valley (Peruvian Amazon)
    Jaume Sanz-Biset
    Unitat de Farmacologia i Farmacognosia, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Diagonal 643, E 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 122:333-62. 2009
    ..With the objective of contributing to the ethnopharmacological knowledge of the area, a field survey on the use of medicinal plants was performed in the region...
  92. pmc Traditional knowledge of wild edible plants used in Palestine (Northern West Bank): a comparative study
    Mohammed S Ali-Shtayeh
    Department of Biology and Biotechnology, An Najah University, Nablus, Palestine
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 4:13. 2008
    ..These are among the areas in the PA whose rural inhabitants primarily subsisted on agriculture and therefore still preserve the traditional knowledge on wild edible plants...
  93. pmc Dermatological remedies in the traditional pharmacopoeia of Vulture-Alto Bradano, inland southern Italy
    Cassandra L Quave
    Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Ethnobiology and Natural Products, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St, HLS 320, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 4:5. 2008
    ..In addition to SSTI remedies for humans, we also discuss certain ethnoveterinary applications...
  94. ncbi The gathering and consumption of wild edible plants in the Campoo (Cantabria, Spain)
    Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana
    Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 56:529-42. 2005
    ..Unusual food species, such as Pedicularis schizocalyx, Romulea bulbocodium or Viburnum lantana, have also been gathered in the study area...
  95. pmc An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia
    Tesfaye Hailemariam Bekalo
    Louis Dreyfus Commodities Coffee Division, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:26. 2009
    ..Therefore, this research was conducted to investigate medicinal plants of the Konta people and to document the local knowledge before environmental and cultural changes deplete the resources...
  96. pmc Plants and traditional knowledge: an ethnobotanical investigation on Monte Ortobene (Nuoro, Sardinia)
    Maria Adele Signorini
    Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale dell Università, Piazzale delle Cascine 28, I 50144 Firenze, Italy
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:6. 2009
    ..From 2004 to 2005, an ethnobotanical investigation was carried out in the area of Monte Ortobene, a mountain located near Nuoro, in central Sardinia...
  97. ncbi Ta chòrta: wild edible greens used in the Graecanic area in Calabria, Southern Italy
    Sabine Nebel
    Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Appetite 47:333-42. 2006
    ..The present study demonstrates how the consumption of wild food plant species is strongly embedded in the local culture, and that they contribute to a healthy and balanced diet...
  98. pmc Ethnobotany genomics - discovery and innovation in a new era of exploratory research
    Steven G Newmaster
    Botany Division, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics and Biodiversity Institute of Ontario Herbarium, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:2. 2010
    We present here the first use of DNA barcoding in a new approach to ethnobotany we coined "ethnobotany genomics"...
  99. ncbi Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco)
    Jaouad El-Hilaly
    UFR Physiology Pharmacology, Laboratory of Animal Physiology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Dhar El Mehraz, USMBA, BP 1976 Atlas Fez, Morocco
    J Ethnopharmacol 86:149-58. 2003
    ..This survey demonstrates that the medicinal plant sector in the province is a promising economic resource for developing this region, but it needs planned exploitation, and that the tribes should continue to master the folk-medicine...
  100. ncbi Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Jah Hut peoples in Malaysia
    K W Lin
    Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine
    Indian J Med Sci 59:156-61. 2005
    ..An ethnobotanical study was carried out among the Jah Hut people who live in the central part of peninsular Malaysia...
  101. ncbi An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (njovhera) in Guruve District, Zimbabwe
    L Kambizi
    Department of Botany, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 77:5-9. 2001
    ..Generally the water extracts show less activity than acetone and methanol extracts...

Research Grants14

  1. Dominican Herbal Medicine: Plants Used for Inflammation
    Michael Balick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..multidisciplinary approach will be utilized that incorporates biology, chemistry, clinical medicine, ethnobotany, ethnomedicine, and public health...
  2. AYURVEDIC HERBALS: EFFECTS ON LIPIDS & ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Philippe Szapary; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To supplement his formal research training, he also plans to take courses in pharmacognosy and ethnobotany at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP)...
  3. Plants in the service of human health
    DJAJA SOEJARTO; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. SCREEN DEVELOPMENT FOR ANTIMICROBIAL PRODRUGS
    Kim Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page 1 Description, ..
  5. Strengthening Botanical CAM Research: A Collaboration between CUNY and Columbia
    Edward Kennelly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..research strengths at CUNY we anticipate that CAM-related research projects may be developed in the areas of ethnobotany, cancer chemoprevention, traditional Asian medicine, and metabolic engineering...
  6. The 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pharmacognosy
    Bill J Baker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..on their most current results on topics which include plant and marine natural products, microbial genomics and ethnobotany. In addition, contributed oral presentations will allow up to 60 other colleagues to present current work on a ..
  7. 2012 International Congress on Natural Products Conference
    Edward J Kennelly; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..a conference to disseminate recent research advances in natural products and related fields of herbal medicine, ethnobotany, biodiversity, and nutrition to a global scientific audience...
  8. Studies of the Flora and Predator Bacteria of Jordan
    NICHOLAS OBERLIES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..based on safety and efficacy of medicinal plants used traditionally by the People of Jordan (Botany and Ethnobotany), 3) Predator Bacteria from the diverse topographical regions of Jordan (Microbiology and Biodiversity), 4) ..
  9. ASSESSING DIET CANCER ASSOCIATION IN NATIVE AMERICANS
    NICOLETTE TEUFEL SHONE; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The investigator will enhance her own education with continued course work in advanced epidemiology, biology of cancer and ethnobotany.
  10. Training in Alternative Tropical Botanical Medicine
    BRADLEY BENNETT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Key personnel from three institutions include a variety of disciplines ranging from ethnobotany to medical microbiology. Southern Florida's population exceeds six million...
  11. BIODEFENSE THERAPEUTICS FROM UNCULTURED MICROORGANISMS
    Kim Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Determination of chemical structure will be performed by a combination of MS and NMR methods. ..
  12. NATURAL SUBSTRATES AND INHIBITORS OF MICROBIAL MDR PUMPS
    Kim Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..MDR inhibitors will potentiate the action of conventional antibiotics, aiding eradication of multidrug resistant human pathogens. ..
  13. NOVEL METHODS FOR DISCOVERY OF ANTI-MICROBIALS
    Kim Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Determination of chemical structure will be performed by a combination of MS and NMR methods. ..
  14. The Nature of Bacterial Uncultivability
    Kim Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Unculturable bacteria are an enormous untapped source of potentially useful pharmaceutical compounds. Unculturable bacteria also make up most of the human oral and intestinal microflora. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..