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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Traditional plant use is of extremely high importance in many societies, and prevalent in African communities. This knowledge is however dwindling rapidly due to changes towards a more Western lifestyle. The i...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:35
  25. An ethnobotanical survey of wild edible plants of Cyprus was carried out in two sites. Paphos vine zone and Larnaca mixed farming zone. These are among the areas in Cyprus whose inhabitants subsisted primarily...

    Authors: Athena Della, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi and Andreas Ch Hadjichambis
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:34
  26. The study of ethnobotany relating to any tribe is in itself a very intricate or convoluted process. This paper documents the traditional knowledge of medicinal plants that are in use by the indigenous Jaintia ...

    Authors: Albert L Sajem and Kuldip Gosai
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:33
  27. The medicinal properties of plant species have made an outstanding contribution in the origin and evolution of many traditional herbal therapies. These traditional knowledge systems have started to disappear w...

    Authors: Chandra Prakash Kala, Pitamber Prasad Dhyani and Bikram Singh Sajwan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:32
  28. This paper investigates the commonalities in ethnoveterinary medicine used for horses between Trinidad (West Indies) and British Columbia (Canada). These research areas are part of a common market in pharmaceu...

    Authors: Cheryl Lans, Nancy Turner, Gerhard Brauer, Grant Lourenco and Karla Georges
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:31
  29. The Caatinga (dry land vegetation) is one of the most characteristic vegetation types in northeastern Brazil. It occupies a large percentage of the semi-arid region there, and generally supports two major type...

    Authors: Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:30
  30. The use of plants for healing by any cultural group is integrally related to local concepts of the nature of disease, the nature of plants, and the world view of the culture. The physical and chemical properti...

    Authors: Leslie Main Johnson
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:29

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