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  1. Indigenous and non-indigenous people in subtropical and temperate areas of Bhutan share an intricate relationship with stingless bees for diverse purposes including ethno-medicinal uses. Stingless bees hold si...

    Authors: Thubten Gyeltshen, Chet P. Bhatta, Tulsi Gurung, Pelden Dorji and Jigme Tenzin
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:42
  2. The complex interplay of social and environmental factors shapes ecosystems, potentially leading to harmony or conflict, highlighting the importance of understanding these dynamics for coexistence. In developi...

    Authors: Iara Vitória de Oliveira Araújo, Diego Centeno-Alvarado and Marcelo Alves Ramos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:41
  3. The Yucatan Peninsula (YP) is one of the most important regions in global apiculture. Hence, this work reviews and integrates the knowledge of the species diversity, growth habits, ecosystems, floral calendars...

    Authors: Donají Zúñiga-Díaz, William Cetzal-Ix, Héctor López-Castilla, Eliana Noguera-Savelli, Iván Tamayo-Cen, Jesús Froylán Martínez-Puc and Saikat Kumar Basu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:40
  4. Traditional cosmetics play a significant role in the cultural practices and personal hygiene of many ethnic groups worldwide. The Oromo, an indigenous community in Ethiopia, has a rich history of utilizing loc...

    Authors: Siraj Sultan, Habte Telila and Lemessa Kumsa
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:39
  5. For centuries, wild mushrooms have been a forest resource of significant cultural value in several ethnic groups worldwide. In Mexico, extensive traditional knowledge on the use of fungal resources has been de...

    Authors: Alexanders López-García, Marko Gómez-Hernández and Etelvina Gándara
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:38
  6. Homegardens are small-scale land use systems with significant implications for local livelihoods, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable development due to their diverse flora and fauna. Conducting homegar...

    Authors: Jin Luo, Qiang Li, Jianwu He, Jin Yan, Shujie Zhang, Xuepei Chang and Tao Wu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:37
  7. It has been a long-standing tradition of using herbal tea for preventive and therapeutic healthcare in Hong Kong and South China and Five Flowers Tea is one of the most popular herbal teas. Based on the princi...

    Authors: Kwun-Tin Chan, Hoi-Yan Wu, Wing-Yee Tin, Paul Pui-Hay But, Sidney Chin-Hung Cheung and Pang-Chui Shaw
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:36
  8. The intensification of production and socio-economic changes have accelerated the loss of local traditional knowledge and plant resources. Understanding the distribution and determinants of such biocultural di...

    Authors: Yoshinori Tokuoka, Mincheol Seo, Hiroshi Hayakawa, Fukuhiro Yamasaki, Kenichiro Kimura, Kenji Takashima, Kiyokazu Hashigoe, Hiromitsu Matsui and Mitsunori Oka
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:35
  9. Traditional knowledge (TK) in Ladakh encapsulates a repository of experimental wisdom cultivated over millennia. Despite this cultural wealth, dwindling interest among the younger generations in the region’s a...

    Authors: Kunzes Angmo, Bhupendra S. Adhikari, Rainer W. Bussmann and Gopal S. Rawat
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:34
  10. Traditional knowledge about plants is unfortunately subjected to a progressive loss, mainly due to globalization and depopulation of the rural areas. This work enhances the ethnobotanical knowledge from Northe...

    Authors: Ilaria Chiocchio, Lorenzo Marincich, Manuela Mandrone, Simona Trincia, Clarissa Tarozzi and Ferruccio Poli
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:33
  11. Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants have been used by the people of Dugda District in the primary health care system to treat various livestock ailments for generations, particularly, in underserved rural areas. ...

    Authors: Bula Kere Oda, Ermias Lulekal, Bikila Warkineh, Zemede Asfaw and Asfaw Debella
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:32
  12. This study aims to document and preserve the traditional medicinal knowledge of the Gelao community in Northern Guizhou, China, providing valuable insights for modern pharmacological research and the developme...

    Authors: Xiaoqi Liu, Shuo Li, Yi Feng, Xingxing Chen, Yuhan Ma, Hai Xiao, Yongxia Zhao, Sha Liu, Guishen Zheng, Xiujuan Yang, Faming Wu and Jian Xie
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:31
  13. Populations of vultures in Africa have experienced a rapid decline over recent decades, with some species suffering losses of more than 90%. Various forms of human pressures have been identified as the causes ...

    Authors: Asso Armel Asso, N’golo Abdoulaye Koné and Volker Salewski
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:30
  14. The influence of socio-demographic variables was widely explored to evaluate their impact on indigenous and local ethnobotanical knowledge. However, the studies conducted in Ethiopia mainly focused on rural ar...

    Authors: Sintayehu Tamene, Mesele Negash, Fortunatus Bulabo Makonda and Linley Chiwona-Karltun
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:29
  15. Medicinal plants have been used for centuries and are still relied upon by over 80% of the Ethiopian population. The people of Gamo, southern Ethiopia, have a rich cultural and traditional lifestyle with a lon...

    Authors: Juhar Zemede, Tegenu Mekuria, Clintone Onyango Ochieng, Guy Eric Onjalalaina and Guang-Wan Hu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:28
  16. Plants deliver livelihood and food for millions of people in the world. Indeed, wild edible plants support rural communities in developing countries to overcome seasonal unfavorable conditions. In rural areas ...

    Authors: Baressa Anbessa, Ermias Lulekal, Paulos Getachew and Ariaya Hymete
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:27
  17. Frederico José de Santa-Anna Nery (1848–1901) was a Brazilian Baron who referred to himself as a "volunteer propagandist" for Brazil in Europe, serving as an immigration agent to publicize the living condition...

    Authors: Lucas N. R. Silva, Elaine C. P. Oliveira and Leopoldo C. Baratto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:26
  18. Most fisher-gatherer communities we know of utilized a limited number of natural resources for their livelihood. The Turkic-speaking Loptuq (exonym Loplik, Loplyk) in the Lower Tarim River basin, Taklamakan deser...

    Authors: Patrick Hällzon, Zulhayat Ötkür, Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:25
  19. Local medical systems (LMS) include native and exotic plants used for the treatment of diseases of physical and spiritual nature. The incorporation of exotic plants into these systems has been the subject of m...

    Authors: Paulo Henrique da Silva, Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior, Sofia Zank, André Luiz Borba do Nascimento and Maria Carolina de Abreu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:24
  20. The Yi people are a sociolinguistic group living in Mile City, which is their typical settlement in southeastern Yunnan, China. Over the long history of using medicinal plants, the Yi people have accumulated a...

    Authors: Hongrui Li, Caiwen Huang, Yanhong Li, Pujing Wang, Jingxian Sun, Zizhen Bi, Shisheng Xia, Yong Xiong, Xishan Bai and Xiangzhong Huang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:22
  21. Ethnoveterinary studies are important to maintain the sustainability of livestock health and support people’s livelihoods through the provision of food, maintaining livestock health, and other biological resou...

    Authors: Mulatu Hankiso, Zemede Asfaw, Bikila Warkineh, Abiy Abebe, Bihonegn Sisay and Asfaw Debella
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:21
  22. The use of medicinal plants is integral to global healthcare systems, with Sub-Saharan Africa maintaining a robust tradition of herbal medicine alongside Western-oriented healthcare. As migrant communities ten...

    Authors: Laura Van Damme, Lars Chatrou, Eduardo de la Peña, Pathy Kibungu, Césarine Sinatu Bolya, Patrick Van Damme, Wouter Vanhove, Melissa Ceuterick and Emiel De Meyer
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:20
  23. Authors: Muhammad Manzoor, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Syed Waseem Gillani, Hamayun Shaheen, Andrea Pieroni, Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Saddam Saqib, Trobjon Makhkamov and Khislat Khaydarov
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:19

    The original article was published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:56

  24. This opinion piece, written by ethnobiologists from different parts of the world, emphasizes the importance of ethnobiology research in advancing contemporary biology, natural resource management, biodiversity...

    Authors: Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque, Alfred Maroyi, Ana H. Ladio, Andrea Pieroni, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Bárbara Arias Toledo, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas, Gustavo Hallwass, Gustavo Taboada Soldati, Guillaume Odonne, Ina Vandebroek, Joan Vallès, Julio Alberto Hurrell, Manuel Pardo de Santayana, María de los Ángeles La Torre-Cuadros, María Teresa Pulido Silva…
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:18
  25. Environmental perception involves the interpretation and interaction of individuals with their surroundings, influenced by cultural, social, and individual factors. Analyzing the environmental perception of ch...

    Authors: Mazulkieliche Jeronimo dos Reis, Lucas Leonardo-Silva and Solange Xavier-Santos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:16
  26. Several hypotheses have been used in ethnobotany to explain the plant’s selection criteria by people for their daily needs. Thus, it is important to assess synergy and complementarity among them, especially, t...

    Authors: Carlos Cédric Ahoyo, Thierry Dèhouegnon Houéhanou, Alain Sèakpo Yaoitcha, Bénédicte Perpétue Akpi, Armand Natta and Marcel Romuald Benjamin Houinato
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:15
  27. In Babitonga Bay, southern Brazil, records of yam consumption exist among shellmound builders from at least 4000 years ago. Shellmounds (sambaquis) are anthropogenic structures in the form of mounds with layers o...

    Authors: Dalzemira Anselmo da Silva Souza, Dione Rocha da Bandeira and Nivaldo Peroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:13
  28. The Homeric plant moly is a mysterious herb mentioned in Book 10 of the Odyssey. In the early 1980s, a pharmacological thesis to identify the plant was put forward for the first time, regarding the snowdrop (Gala...

    Authors: Rafael Molina-Venegas and Rodrigo Verano
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:11

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:14

  29. Traditional knowledge associated with medicinal food plants (MFPs) plays a vital role in fighting hidden hunger and safeguarding the health of local people. MFPs resources are abundant in the Gaoligongshan are...

    Authors: Zhuo Cheng, Shuyan Lin, Ziyi Wu, Chen Lin, Qing Zhang, Congli Xu, Jiahua Li and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:10
  30. The Bai people in Yunlong County, northwest Yunnan, China, have used medicinal plants and traditional remedies for ethnoveterinary practices. The Bai have mastered ethnoveterinary therapeutic methods in livest...

    Authors: Hongli Gao, Wei Huang, Chunyan Zhao and Yong Xiong
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:9
  31. Ethnobotanical research in Southeast Europe—one of the most important European hotspots for biocultural diversity—is significant for the acquisition of Traditional Ecological Knowledge related to plants as wel...

    Authors: Snežana Jarić, Olga Kostić, Zorana Miletić, Milica Marković, Dimitrije Sekulić, Miroslava Mitrović and Pavle Pavlović
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:7
  32. Ethnobiology and ethnomedicine, traditionally descriptive disciplines chronicling Indigenous People and Local Community (IPLC) practices, face the challenge of incorporating hypothesis-driven research to addre...

    Authors: Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Romulo Romeu da Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:6
  33. Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa, which combines richness in plant resources and cultures of human plant use. The people of Habru District of North Wollo Zone (Amhara Region, Ethiopia) have ...

    Authors: Mulugeta Alemu, Zemede Asfaw, Ermias Lulekal, Bikila Warkineh, Asfaw Debella, Bihonegn Sisay and Eyob Debebe
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:4
  34. The documentation of ethnobotanical knowledge in Sudan is restricted to specific regions, and there is a far-reaching lack of written information on the traditional use of medicinal plants in other places like...

    Authors: Mohammed Almustafa Yosif Mohammed Muhakr, Ikram Madani Ahmed, Gihan Omer Mohamed El hassan and Sakina Yagi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:3
  35. Plants have long been utilized as traditional medicines by the inhabitants. However, until recently, the traditional knowledge had not been extensively documented from the hilly state of Mizoram, India. The pr...

    Authors: Laldinfeli Ralte, Hmingremhlua Sailo and Y. Tunginba Singh
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:2
  36. Herbal tea usually refers to “beverage plants that do not belong to the genus Camellia”, and it holds a significant historical legacy as a traditional beverage among specific regions and ethnic groups. In light o...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Long, Sailesh Ranjitkar, Anna Waldstein, Huan Wu, Qingqing Li and Yanfei Geng
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:1
  37. In this debate article, we have tried to discuss Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and its close link to the available resources and lack of options in the indigenous communities. We came across the artic...

    Authors: Abdullah Abdullah and Shujaul Mulk Khan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:65
  38. Bushmeat is a resource exploited by thousands of people around the world, especially in tropical and neotropical regions, constituting an important source of protein and income. But what is known, so far, abou...

    Authors: José Augusto Aragão Silva, Leonardo Moura dos Santos Soares, Felipe Silva Ferreira, André Bastos da Silva and Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:64
  39. Ethnobotanical studies in metropolitan areas and urban ethnic markets have grown considerably in recent years as large cities have demonstrated to be significantly rich in biocultural diversity and in driving ...

    Authors: Ugo D’Ambrosio, Cristina Pozo, Joan Vallès and Airy Gras
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:63
  40. In multicultural societies, traditional knowledge among minorities faces several challenges. Minority groups often face difficult situations living in specific peripheral geographies and striving to retain the...

    Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Musheerul Hassan, Aman Ullah, Zahid Ullah, Renata Sõukand and Andrea Pieroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:62
  41. The collection of Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl. (castanha-da-Amazônia; Brazil nuts) seeds make up part of the everyday activities of the traditional populations that have inhabited all of the Amazon basin since ...

    Authors: Arlene Oliveira Souza, Alessandra Rufino Santos, Sergio de Faria Lopes and Tathyna Rodrigues Soares
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:61
  42. Local medical systems (LMSs) are complex and dynamic, encompassing local perceptions of diseases, prevention and treatment strategies, and evaluations of therapeutic responses. These systems are not isolated a...

    Authors: Marina Barros Abreu, Thais Samila de Oliveira Ferraz, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:60
  43. Home gardens are a species-rich socioecological system with a diverse range of cultivated and naturally occurring plants with the potential to make contributions to address sustainable food, biodiversity and c...

    Authors: Bismark Ofosu-Bamfo, Daniel Yawson, Kwame Baffour Asare, Vanessa Ohui Dadeboe, Isaac Kojo Buabeng, Justice Aggrey, Dery Aaron Dapillah, David Kojo Boateng, Emmanuel Offe and Thomas Abudu Alhassan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:59
  44. Okhaldhunga is a hilly district with fragile socioeconomic conditions, limited access to health care, social stigma, and poor resource management, where most people rely on medicinal plants for primary health ...

    Authors: Deepa Karki, Dipak Khadka, Ripu Mardhan Kunwar, Prakash Chandra Aryal, Hem Raj Paudel, Sijar Bhatta and Shi Shi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:58

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