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  • area
  • JI(BK): 44.1).Discussion: Intercultural similarities found are quite low, considering that all three groups share the same geographical and ecological area and have the same dependence on medicinal plants. (diva-portal.org)
  • 2017
  • The annual global export value of 50,000 to 70,000 plants with suspected medicinal properties was estimated to be US$2.2 billion in 2012, and in 2017, the potential global market for botanical extracts and medicines was estimated at several hundred billion dollars. (wikipedia.org)
  • Materia
  • The Ebers Papyrus from ancient Egypt describes over 850 plant medicines, while Dioscorides documented over 1000 recipes for medicines using over 600 medicinal plants in De materia medica, forming the basis of pharmacopoeias for some 1500 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • herbs
  • With the advent of the scientific method many of these knowledge on herbs and medicinal plants have come to us who still use drugs whose active ingredients are of plant origin, although it is now often of synthetic products, using the knowledge of plant world, and modern chemistry has often been able to expand and improve the active ingredients in plants, making them available in large quantities throughout the year. (hubpages.com)
  • For decades now has rediscovered the usefulness of these natural remedies, prepared using each of the plants (or herbs), it is certainly not just a fashion, many cases of diseases cured with alternative methods are there for all, even if the methods of alternative medicine often does not closely resemble the methods of traditional medicine. (hubpages.com)
  • All'erboristeria alongside herbal medicine, a true science of the active ingredients in plants, and their use in the treatment of disease (in this case we speak properly of herbs and medicinal plants). (hubpages.com)
  • Recall that most of the commonly used drugs that consist of active ingredients that, at least in origin, are derived from herbs or medicinal plants, these ingredients are useful in the treatment of colds, but also in more severe pathologies, such as problems heart disease or gout. (hubpages.com)
  • Medicinal plants, also called medicinal herbs, have been discovered and used in traditional medicine practices since prehistoric times. (wikipedia.org)
  • The earliest historical records of herbs are found from the Sumerian civilisation, where hundreds of medicinal plants including opium are listed on clay tablets. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humans were not alone in using herbs as medicines: some animals such as non-human primates, monarch butterflies and sheep ingest medicinal plants when they are ill. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Peterson Field Guide Series A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs. (wikipedia.org)
  • CITES
  • CITES is an international agreement between governments, aimed to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. (cites.org)
  • Most of these precious plants resources, however, are harvested in the wild and easily traded across borders outside of CITES regulation. (cites.org)
  • Native
  • MACA , Native of Peru, Maca has spread worldwide as a medicinal plant, and it is cited in Peruvian herbal medicine to stimulate the immune system. (botanical-online.com)
  • however, the huge nutritional diversity traditionally provided by native plants of B.C. largely contributed to the well being of First Nations peoples of this area before these people and their land was colonized. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adenium obesum is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, that is native to the Sahel regions, south of the Sahara (from Mauritania and Senegal to Sudan), and tropical and subtropical eastern and southern Africa and Arabia. (wikipedia.org)
  • indigenous
  • Medicinal plants are particularly rich in Upper Yangtze ecoregion and historically, they have played an important part in the indigenous healthcare system. (iucn.org)
  • The key to conserving medicinal plants lies in involving indigenous and local communities because they are the ones who know and value plant resources the most. (iucn.org)
  • The mission of the Museum was to contribute to the conservation of the vegetal wealth of the Amazon and the Andes of South America, in particular those plants that contribute to human well-being, and the associated indigenous traditional knowledge on the medicinal, ritual and shamanic use of plant resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Fodors, "It's a great opportunity to get a more thorough understanding about plants that were, and still are, a vital part of the indigenous cultures of Peru. (wikipedia.org)
  • Berries and seaweeds are still widely eaten by the First Nations peoples of British Columbia, however, the use of other parts of indigenous plants, such as the sprouts, roots and rhizomes are often less popular today. (wikipedia.org)
  • centre
  • The global reported trade in plants for medicinal purposes alone(customs code HS1211, a subset of the custom codes analysed in the International Trade Centre study)was valued at over USD 3.4 billion in 2014 (United Nations 2016). (cites.org)
  • In 2008, some augmented facilities were inaugurated as a step in the research station's bid to acquire the status of a centre of excellence in aromatic and medicinal plants in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • world's plant
  • To conserve this valuable natural resource, IUCN, Plantlife International and TRAFFIC are calling for governments to endorse a revised and updated Global Strategy for Plant Conservation which aims to halt the continuing loss of the world's plant diversity. (iucn.org)
  • habitats
  • In 2007, a partnership was formed between Provincial Forestry Departments, traditional Chinese medicine authorities, WWF, TRAFFIC, and IUCN to address the degradation to habitats of medicinal plants in Upper Yangtze ecoregion, reduce the overexploitation of high valuable medicinal plant species in these habitats, and promote improved livelihoods for local people. (iucn.org)
  • leprosy
  • The Chinese pharmacopoeia, the Shennong Ben Cao Jing records plant medicines such as chaulmoogra for leprosy, ephedra, and hemp. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its numerous local medicinal uses include for fever, leprosy sores, stomach and liver problems and as an anthelmintic, especially against internal worms. (wikipedia.org)
  • India
  • Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Research Station, Odakkali is a research Station under the Central Zone of Kerala Agricultural University at Odakkali in Ernakulam district of Kerala, India. (wikipedia.org)
  • IUCN
  • Although numerous conservation organizations cite the importance of medicinal plants as a reason to conserve biodiversity more generally, it has been TRAFFIC, IUCN and WWF who have led efforts to address sustainability and equity issues associated with commercial trade. (traffic.org)
  • IUCN is working with partners to apply innovative approaches for the protection of medicinal plants in the mountains of the Upper Yangtze ecoregion. (iucn.org)
  • IUCN China Office is working on a literature review regarding "cascade effect" related to medicinal plants and a communication strategy on how to best engage with the relevant stakeholders. (iucn.org)
  • "The importance of conserving wild plant resources such as medicinal plants must not be ignored by the world's governments," says Jane Smart, Director, IUCN Biodiversity Conservation Group . (iucn.org)
  • IUCN, Plantlife International and TRAFFIC welcome the positive discussion on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation taking place in Nairobi, Kenya at a meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice to the Convention on Biological Diversity, or SBSTTA. (iucn.org)
  • ISBN
  • ISBN 0-395-83807-X. A field guide with photographs of each plant and descriptions of their uses. (wikipedia.org)
  • microbiology
  • CIMAP is equipped with state-of-the-art multidisciplinary laboratories, ultra-modern instrumentation facilities and scientific expertise in agriculture, genetics and plant breeding, molecular taxonomy, molecular and structural biology, plant biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, bio energy and chemical sciences, apart from development of herbal products. (wikipedia.org)
  • resources
  • While conserving the plant genetic resources systematically and undertaking world class research work in plant science, CIMAP is equipping the nation with high-tech agriculture linked to industrial processing of MAPs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • herbal medicine
  • More recently, in the early universities, faculties devoted to medical sciences great importance to the knowledge of herbal medicine and simple, or plants that could be used alone as treatment for various ailments. (hubpages.com)
  • Plant samples from prehistoric burial sites are among the lines of evidence that Paleolithic peoples had knowledge of herbal medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many plants that grow in the American West have use in traditional and herbal medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • compounds
  • The compounds found in plants are of many kinds, but most are in four major biochemical classes: alkaloids, glycosides, polyphenols, and terpenes. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIMAP is also involved in two national network projects as nodal laboratory under XII Five Year Plan that include i) pathway engineering and system biology approach towards homologous and heterologous expression of high-value phytoceuticals (artemisinin, picrosides, morphine, withanolides, podophyllotoxin) and ii) biological and chemical transformations of plant compounds for production of value added products of therapeutic/aroma value. (wikipedia.org)
  • properties
  • This includes species used for their medicinal and aromatic properties. (traffic.org)
  • Like the white-faced capuchins, which only select plants for fur-rubbing with insecticide properties, the macaques selectively choose the right kinds of dirt to sooth their stomachs. (pbs.org)
  • Eat bread or preparations containing seeds of this plant) We are working on the possibility of lignan phytoestrogens to be effective in reducing breast cancer for its antioxidant properties, antiestrogenic and antitumor. (botanical-online.com)
  • Yarrow ( Achilea millefolium ) Anxiety and nervousness at menopause as well as many other side effects typical of premenstrual syndrome ( headaches , stomach, breasts, abdomen swelling, skin irritation, redness, etc.) can be alleviated with the use of this plant, that also has antispasmodic properties and regulatory hormones. (botanical-online.com)
  • Vitis vinifera ) The hemostatic capacity of this plant, that's to say, its properties to stop bleeding, is useful for the treatment of excessive bleeding occurring in endometriosis. (botanical-online.com)
  • traditionally
  • Evening primrose ( Oenothera biennis ) Evening primrose, primula or primrose plant has been traditionally used to combat the discomfort of menstruation. (botanical-online.com)
  • However, plant foods traditionally contributed only a part of the total food intake of coastal First Nations peoples of British Columbia. (wikipedia.org)
  • traditional
  • To this day, people in East Asian countries use medicinal plants for traditional health care treatments. (cites.org)
  • These harvested medicinal plants are not only a major source for traditional medicine, but are also used as an important raw material for modern medicine, perfume, cosmetic products, etc. (cites.org)
  • Source
  • The trade also provides a source of income to millions of households involved in collection, with women often playing the major role, and supplies industrial production of a wide array of medicinal and household products. (traffic.org)
  • products
  • These plants also flavour our food and drinks, perfume and give colour to beauty products and provide incense used by many religious traditions. (traffic.org)
  • In fact, in many cases it is easy to buy essential oils and tinctures of plants of all kinds, often without getting the right advice on the dosage of these products, which can be very dangerous if used haphazardly. (hubpages.com)
  • high
  • With the toxins being absorbed, the red colobus monkeys are free to eat a wider array of plants that have a high nutritional value and are easily digested. (pbs.org)
  • people
  • Historically, people have collected plants and used them for treating and preventing various symptoms and diseases. (cites.org)
  • Useful
  • Many are now the real science involved in using plants to treat diseases from dall'erboristeria, ancient science of recognition and collection of herbal remedies, the remedies which are often known and used by everyone as such as chamomile tea, which is useful for calming restless children. (hubpages.com)
  • Trifolium pratense) It may be useful for the treatment of endometriosis, due to its content in formonotenin, a phytoestrogen plant hormone that regulates the decompensation occurs during menstruation and, especially, in menopause, helping to relieve pains that normally accompany it. (botanical-online.com)
  • Title
  • Köhler's Medicinal Plants is an abbreviated English rendering of the book title Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte : Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • JI(BK): 44.1).Discussion: Intercultural similarities found are quite low, considering that all three groups share the same geographical and ecological area and have the same dependence on medicinal plants. (diva-portal.org)
  • species
  • as printable download transport plants occur species retiring plains because infinitely the being thought extends corporeal near immaterial touch things. (sftv.org)
  • He called them Dahlias after Swedish botanist Andres Dahl and called his first species, a doubled-flowered plant, D. pinnata . (wordpress.com)
  • Gloriosa superba is a species of flowering plant in the family Colchicaceae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flacourtia inermis, known commonly as lovi-lovi, or batoko plum, is a species of flowering plant native to the Philippines, but which has naturalized in tropical Asia and Africa.The common name of Flacourtia inermis in Indonesia, such as Tome-Tome (Ternate, North Maluku), Lovi-lovi, lobi-lobi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Salvia is the largest genus of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with nearly 1000 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pliny the Elder was the first author known to describe a plant called "Salvia" by the Romans, likely describing the type species for the genus Salvia, Salvia officinalis. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2014, several plant species seed were studied including Iris stocksii (Baker), Iris aitchisonii (Baker) Boiss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Herbal
  • The Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park, Hisar (Hindi: शतावर वाटिका जड़ी बूटी उद्यान, हिसार), named after Shatavar herb, is a 125-acre herbal park for the preservation of several endangered Ayurvedic medicinal herbs, on Dhansu road in the town of Hisar in the Hisar district of Haryana State, India. (wikipedia.org)
  • gardens
  • Jose Antonio Cavanilles , director of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Spain, was responsible for sending back to the Old World the first dahlia plant materials that could be grown. (wordpress.com)
  • Around the garden and the main building, terraces and gardens alternate framed pergolas, columns painted or brick, rare plants and blooms that steal exceptional attention depending on the season. (wikipedia.org)
  • oils
  • It takes great care of the hair due to the high content of extracts and oils derived from medicinal plants such as fenugreek, hazel, avocado, evening primrose, burdock oil, coconut oil, linseed oil, hydrolysed silk protein, hydrolysed wheat protein, and a special vitamin complex. (organic-store.eu)
  • Sometimes the hairs are glandular and secrete volatile oils that typically give a distinct aroma to the plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • leaf
  • Maine naturalist Tom Seymour, author of several books on edible plants, finds large leaf aster while foraging with a group on Sept. 14, 2012, during the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Introductory Skills Weekend at Camp Caribou in Winslow. (bangordailynews.com)
  • Any twining plant with a heart-shaped leaf, white and green above and purple beneath, is called a guaco by Native Americans, which does not necessarily coincide with which plants are "true" guacos, as far as naturalists are concerned. (wikipedia.org)
  • roots
  • However, Russian tarragon is a far more hardy and vigorous plant, spreading at the roots and growing over a meter tall. (wikipedia.org)
  • site
  • Maintenance, disease control, pest management, and theft prevention can be much easier if you have properly established your planting on an appropriate site. (osu.edu)
  • Journal
  • George Shibumon, Benny PJ, Kuriakose Sunny, George Cincy, Gopalakrishnan Sarala (2011) "Antiprotozoal activity of 2, 3-dihydroxybenzoic acid isolated from the fruit extracts of Flacourtia inermis Roxb" Medicinal Plants - International Journal of Phytomedicines and Related Industries.3(3):237- 241. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • Aluminium - color (silver) Aluminium ammonium sulfate - mineral salt Aluminium potassium sulfate - mineral salt Aluminium silicate - anti-caking agent Aluminium sodium sulfate - mineral salt Aluminium sulfate - mineral salt Amaranth - color (red) (FDA: [DELISTED] Red #2) Note that amaranth dye is unrelated to the amaranth plant Amaranth oil - high in squalene and unsaturated fatty acids - used in food and cosmetic industries. (wikipedia.org)
  • ground
  • People in northern temperate climates will probably think twice about growing dahlias because you have to dig them up each fall, store the tubers carefully over the winter, and then plant them in the late spring when the ground temperature reaches 60 degrees . (wordpress.com)
  • material
  • Most plant breeders fear in using exotic or un-adapted material due to its initial detrimental effects like linkage drag on elite breeding material. (krishisewa.com)
  • rate
  • The diversity present in the un-adapted gene pool has provided many useful traits now deployed widely in elite germplasm, and expanded use of this germplasm resource is seen as crucial to accelerating the rate of genetic gain in plant breeding. (krishisewa.com)
  • wild
  • Target spacing for wild-simulated ginseng should be 8 to 12 inches between plants at maturity (approximately 1 to 2 plants per square foot). (osu.edu)
  • carefully
  • Since ginseng rootlets are a valuable resource, consider carefully digging and transplanting any healthy ginseng plants removed during the thinning process. (osu.edu)
  • children
  • One of the benefits of having children when you are studying the healing plants is there is never a shortage of conditions to figure out how to deal with. (blogspot.ca)
  • In its interim report, the panel indicated that anthraquinone, a toxin found in the 'bada chakunda' (Cassia occidentalis) plant was identified in the urine sample of 5 deceased children thus indicating that some of the children may have died of Encephalopathy, which is caused due to consumption of the plant. (wikipedia.org)