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Ethnobotany

Rajiv K. Sinha

Ethnobotany

the renaissance of traditional herbal medicine

by Rajiv K. Sinha

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Published by INA Shree Publishers, Distributed by Universal Book Suppliers in Jaipur .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnobiology -- India.,
    • Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-193) and indexes.

      StatementRajiv K. Sinha ; foreword by S.K. Jain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 S5385 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL636156M
      LC Control Number96900716

      Engaged Anthropology: Research Essays on North American Archaeology, Ethnobotany And Museology (Anthropological Papers (Univ of Michigan, Museum of Anthropology)) by Michelle Hegmon and a great selection of related books, art and . Ethnobotany is the study of a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of a local culture and people. An ethnobotanist thus strives to document the local customs involving the practical uses of local flora for many aspects of life, such as plants as medicines, foods, intoxicants and clothing. Richard Evans Schultes, often referred to as the .

        Ethnobotany lies at the intersection of culture, medicine, and mythology. The “witch doctors” and voodoo practitioners, the followers of the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, and the wise elders of ancient Chinese civilizations are all ethnobotanists. So, too, are the modern day field biologists who discover and develop medicinal plants into. Applied Ethnobotany People, Wild Plant Use and Conservation Anthony B Cunningham Earthscan Publications Ltd, London and Sterling, VA Applied Ethnobotany 20/11 04/12/ pm Page iiiFile Size: 2MB.

        Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions discusses various plants that have actually been used in traditional medicine for a specific desribes the biological effectiveness (activities) related to each "sickness" which have been scientifically : Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai. Ethnobotany: A Phytochemical Perspective explores the chemistry behind hundreds of plant medicines, dyes, fibers, flavors, poisons, insect repellants, and many other uses of botanicals. Bridging the gap between ethnobotany and chemistry, this book presents an introduction to botany, ethnobotany, and phytochemistry to clearly join these fields of study and highlight .


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1 - 20 of 53 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. Quickview. Braiding Sweetgrass: by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Paperback $ $ Current price is $ Ethnobotany is critical to the growing importance of developing new crops and products such as drugs from traditional plants.

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Ethnobotany, the study of the classification, use and management of plants by people, draws on a range of disciplines, including natural and social sciences, to show how conservation of plants and of local knowledge about them can be achieved/5(12). As for books on traditional Northwestern Herbal Medicine goes, this is a great addition to your library.

It’s not a big or exhaustive book by any means, and some of it’s information is a little outdated for sure, but it’s worth the money if you want to gain some understanding of how Northwestern Natives used herbs in their by:   The Hardcover of the Native American Ethnobotany by Daniel E.

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Ethnobotany book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Discover how cultures use plants for food, fuel, medicine, shelter, and religi /5(7).

An extraordinary compilation of the plants used by North American native peoples for medicine, food, fiber, dye, and a host of other things. Anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman has devoted 25 years to the task of gathering together the accumulated ethnobotanical knowledge on more than plants/5.

Ethnobotany is critical to the growing importance of developing new crops and products such as drugs from traditional plants. This book is the basic introduction to the field, showing how botany, anthropology, ecology, economics and linguistics are all employed in the techniques and methods by:   Ethnobotany: A Phytochemical Perspective explores the chemistry behind hundreds of plant medicines, dyes, fibers, flavors, poisons, insect repellants, and many other uses of botanicals.

Bridging the gap between ethnobotany and chemistry, this book presents an introduction to botany, ethnobotany, and phytochemistry to clearly join these fields of study.

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The new standard in ethnobotanical research The CRC Ethnobotany Desk Reference contains alm concise ethnobotanical monographs of plant species characteristics and an inventory of claimed attributes and historical uses by cultures throughout the. Ethnobotany includes the traditional use of plants in different fields like medicine and agriculture.

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This book is the basic introduction to the field, showing how botany, anthropology, ecology, economics and linguistics are all 5/5(3).Ethnobotany For the Homeschool Shaman This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.Ethnobotany is the study of how people of a particular culture and region make use of indigenous (native) plants.

Plants provide food, medicine, shelter, dyes, fibers, oils, resins, gums, soaps, waxes, latex, tannins, and even contribute to the air we breathe.

Many native peoples also use plants in ceremonial or spiritual rituals.