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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Review

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. The present ethnozoological study describes the traditional knowledge related to the use of different animals and animal-derived products as medicines by the inhabitants of villages surrounding the Ranthambhor...

    Authors: Madan Mohan Mahawar and DP Jaroli

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:46

    Content type: Research

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  22. An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to collect information from traditional healers on the use of medicinal plants in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu during October 2003 to April 2004. The indigenous k...

    Authors: Chellaiah Muthu, Muniappan Ayyanar, Nagappan Raja and Savarimuthu Ignacimuthu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:43

    Content type: Research

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  23. Ethnoecological knowledge may be understood as spontaneous knowledge, culturally referenced of any society's members, learned and transmitted through social interactions and that are targeted at resolution of ...

    Authors: Andréia de Souza Guimarães and José da Silva Mourão

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:42

    Content type: Research

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  24. This article surveys the botanical composition of 40 Muslim graveyards in northern Israel, accompanied by an ethnobotanical study of the folkloristic traditions of the use of these plants in cemeteries.

    Authors: Amots Dafni, Efraim Lev, Sabine Beckmann and Christian Eichberger

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:38

    Content type: Review

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  25. Research was carried out in the years 2002–2003 into food, flavouring and feed folk traditions of plants in the Tyrrhenian part of the Basilicata region (southern Italy). This area was colonized in ancient tim...

    Authors: Paolo Maria Guarrera, Giovanni Salerno and Giulia Caneva

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:37

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  26. Migrants are often constrained by a lack of knowledge regarding their new environment and require new skills for their livelihood. In Palawan, some of these necessary skills and knowledge are related to the co...

    Authors: Celeste Lacuna-Richman

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:36

    Content type: Research

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