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Medicinal Plants in Tropical Countries

Traditional Use - Experience - Facts
Author : Mueller , Mechler
Binding : Hardback
Edition : 1
Year : 2005
Illustrations : 28
Pages : 176
ISBN : 9783131383419


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According to estimates of the World Health Organization, 80% of the world population is primarily reliant on such traditional methods of healing as medicinal plants. This timely text assesses 25 common plants from several countries, providing practical and evidence-based recommendations for their application.

This book essential for all practitioners working in developing countries who must understand the characteristics of medicinal plants.

A relevant contribution...very useful and excellent guide for people who use alternative (or complementary or holistic) medicines.--Phytomedicine''The monographs are useful summaries of data with appropriate references. Persons interested in the uses of these plants by traditional healers will find the summaries of ethnopharmacology useful.'' -- Doody's Book Reviews

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