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  1. Content type: Research

    In 1948, Professor Józef Gajek initiated a detailed census of the wild edible plants used in Poland. The questionnaires were collected by correspondents of the Polish Folklore Society in 95 localities througho...

    Authors: Łukasz Łuczaj

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2008 4:4

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    Throughout Brazil a large number of people seek out reptiles for their meat, leather, ornamental value and supposed medicinal importance. However, there is a dearth of information on the use of reptiles in fol...

    Authors: Rômulo RN Alves and Gindomar G Santana

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2008 4:3

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    Folk names of plants are the roots of traditional plant biodiversity knowledge. This paper mainly records and analyses the wild plant folk names of the Mongolians in the Ejina desert area based on a field surv...

    Authors: Khasbagan and Soyolt

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2008 4:2

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    The objective of the present study was to reveal patterns in the treatment of health conditions in a Quechua-speaking community in the Bolivian Andes based on plant use data from traditional healers and patien...

    Authors: Ina Vandebroek, Evert Thomas, Sabino Sanca, Patrick Van Damme, Luc Van Puyvelde and Norbert De Kimpe

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2008 4:1

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    Sorghum is one of the main staple food crops for the poorest and most food insecure people of the world. As Ethiopia is the centre of origin and diversity for sorghum, the crop has been cultivated for many tho...

    Authors: Firew Mekbib

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:38

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    Traditional methods of healing have been beneficial in many countries with or without access to conventional allopathic medicine. In the United States, these traditional practices are increasingly being sought...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann, Douglas Sharon, Ina Vandebroek, Ana Jones and Zachary Revene

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:37

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    Although ethnomedically and taxonomically guided searches for new medicinal plants can improve the percentage of plants found containing active compounds when compared to random sampling, ethnobotany has fulfi...

    Authors: Nathaniel Bletter

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:36

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    Varanasi is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities of the world, and one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage sites. Despite this importance, very little information exits on the cities flora in gen...

    Authors: Archana K Verma, Munesh Kumar and Rainer W Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:35

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  9. Content type: Research

    The present paper contributes to enrich the ethnobotanical knowledge of Calabria region (Southern Italy). Research was carried out in Alto Tirreno Cosentino, a small area lying between the Tyrrhenian coast and...

    Authors: Maria Lucia Leporatti and Massimo Impieri

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:34

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  10. Content type: Research

    Consuming wild foods is part of the food ways of people in many societies, including farming populations throughout the world. Knowledge of non-domesticated food resources is part of traditional and tacit ecol...

    Authors: Chantita Setalaphruk and Lisa Leimar Price

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:33

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    The present work addresses the use of zootherapy in folk veterinary medicine (ethnoveterinary) by the residents of the municipal district of Cubati, microregion of Seridó, Paraíba State, Brazil. It sought to i...

    Authors: Raynner RD Barboza, Wedson de MS Souto and José da S Mourão

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:32

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  12. Content type: Research

    The practice of integrating western and traditional indigenous medicine is fast becoming an accepted and more widely used approach in health care systems throughout the world. However, debates about intercultu...

    Authors: Javier Mignone, Judith Bartlett, John O'Neil and Treena Orchard

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:31

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    Ethnobotanical surveys were carried out to document herbal remedies used in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Bukoba Rural district, Tanzania. The district is currently an epicenter of HIV...

    Authors: Daniel P Kisangau, Herbert VM Lyaruu, Ken M Hosea and Cosam C Joseph

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:29

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  14. Content type: Research

    We compare traditional knowledge and use of wild edible plants in six rural regions of the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula as follows: Campoo, Picos de Europa, Piloña, Sanabria and Caurel in Spain and Parqu...

    Authors: Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana, Javier Tardío, Emilio Blanco, Ana Maria Carvalho, Juan José Lastra, Elia San Miguel and Ramón Morales

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:27

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    The knowledge and use of medicinal plant species by traditional healers was investigated in Sekoru District, Jimma Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia from December 2005 to November 2006. Traditional healers of the st...

    Authors: Haile Yineger and Delenasaw Yewhalaw

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:24

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  16. Content type: Review

    The present paper is a brief survey on the ethnobotanical works published by the Authors since 1981, concerning the research carried out in some southern and central Italian regions. Before Roman domination th...

    Authors: Paolo Maria Guarrera and Leporatti Maria Lucia

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:23

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    A comparative food ethnobotanical study was carried out in twenty-one local communities in Italy, fourteen of which were located in Northern Italy, one in Central Italy, one in Sardinia, and four in Southern I...

    Authors: Maria Pia Ghirardini, Marco Carli, Nicola del Vecchio, Ariele Rovati, Ottavia Cova, Francesco Valigi, Gaia Agnetti, Martina Macconi, Daniela Adamo, Mario Traina, Francesco Laudini, Ilaria Marcheselli, Nicolò Caruso, Tiziano Gedda, Fabio Donati, Alessandro Marzadro…

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:22

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  18. Content type: Research

    In recent years, diverse scholars have addressed the issue of the chemosensory perceptions associated with traditional medicines, nevertheless there is still a distinct lack of studies grounded in the social s...

    Authors: Andrea Pieroni and Bren Torry

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:21

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  19. Content type: Research

    The research was carried out within the course of two years (2005–2006) in four countries from southern, southeast and eastern parts of Europe: Bulgaria, Italy, Macedonia and Romania. The data are collected ma...

    Authors: Anely M Nedelcheva, Yunus Dogan and Paolo Maria Guarrera

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:20

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  20. Content type: Research

    This article analyzes whether the distribution or area of use of 18 medicinal plants is influenced by ecological and cultural factors which might account for their traditional use and/or phytonymy in Navarra.

    Authors: Silvia Akerreta, Rita Yolanda Cavero, Víctor López and María Isabel Calvo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:16

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  21. Content type: Research

    In the present work the authors report the result of their food ethnobotanical researches, which have been carried out in Sicily during the last thirty years. Data concerning 188 wild species used in the tradi...

    Authors: Francesca Lentini and Francesca Venza

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:15

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  22. Content type: Research

    The use of medicinal plants is an option for livestock farmers who are not allowed to use allopathic drugs under certified organic programs or cannot afford to use allopathic drugs for minor health problems of...

    Authors: Cheryl Lans, Nancy Turner, Tonya Khan, Gerhard Brauer and Willi Boepple

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:11

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  23. Content type: Research

    An ethnobotanical study in the Cumbres de Monterrey National Park (CMNP), Nuevo Leon, Mexico was conducted. In spite of the large area (1,773.7 km2), heterogeneous physiography, contrasting plant communities a...

    Authors: Eduardo Estrada, José A Villarreal, César Cantú, Ismael Cabral, Laura Scott and Carmen Yen

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:8

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    The dependence of local people on plant medicine from natural forests has a long tradition in Tanzania and is becoming increasingly popular among rural and urban communities due to among others increase in liv...

    Authors: Rukia A Kitula

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:7

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  25. Content type: Research

    Collaboration between traditional healers and biomedical practitioners is now being accepted by many African countries south of the Sahara because of the increasing problem of HIV/AIDS. The key problem, howeve...

    Authors: Edmund J Kayombo, Febronia C Uiso, Zakaria H Mbwambo, Rogasian L Mahunnah, Mainen J Moshi and Yasin H Mgonda

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    An ethnobotanical study of medicinal and poisonous plants used by the East Timor resistance was undertaken in the Lautem District of East Timor to study medicinal plant use in the region. Interviews were condu...

    Authors: Sean WM Collins, Xisto Martins, Andrew Mitchell, Awegechew Teshome and John T Arnason

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:5

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  27. Content type: Research

    Cultural significance is a keystone in quantitative ethnobiology, which offers the possibility to make inferences about traditional nomenclature systems, use, appropriation and valuing of natural resources. In...

    Authors: Roberto Garibay-Orijel, Javier Caballero, Arturo Estrada-Torres and Joaquín Cifuentes

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:4

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  28. Content type: Research

    Processes of spatial mobility among the Mbya are of interest in anthropological and ethnobiological studies, as these processes are related to transformations in the landscape and the environment. Despite this, e...

    Authors: Marta Crivos, María Rosa Martínez, María Lelia Pochettino, Carolina Remorini, Anahí Sy and Laura Teves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    Viewed through the micro focus of an interpretive lens, medical anthropology remains mystified because interpretivist explanations seriously downplay the given context in which individual health seeking-behavi...

    Authors: Gil-Soo Han and Harry Ballis

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:1

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  30. Content type: Research

    A series of preliminary research projects on plants used in Calabria (Southern Italy) in veterinary science and in other ethno-botanical fields (minor nourishment, domestic and handicraft sector) was carried o...

    Authors: Nicodemo G Passalacqua, Giuseppe De Fine and Paolo Maria Guarrera

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:52

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  31. Content type: Research

    This paper deals with the conceptions, knowledge and attitudes of the inhabitants of the county of Pedra Branca, Bahia State, on mygalomorph spiders locally known as 'caranguejeiras' (bird-spiders). It is laun...

    Authors: Eraldo M Costa Neto

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:50

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