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Ethnomedicines used in Trinidad and Tobago for urinary problems and diabetes mellitus
  • C. Lans
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine
  • 13 October 2006
BackgroundThis paper is based on ethnobotanical interviews conducted from 1996–2000 in Trinidad and Tobago with thirty male and female respondents.MethodsA non-experimental validation was conductedExpand
Medicinal and ethnoveterinary remedies of hunters in Trinidad
TLDR
Ethnomedicines are used by hunters for themselves and their hunting dogs in Trinidad and it is suggested that the medicinal plants exerted a physiological action on the hunter or his dog. Expand
Ethnoveterinary medicines used for ruminants in British Columbia, Canada
TLDR
Some of the plants showing high levels of validity were Hedera helix for retained placenta and Euphrasia officinalis for eye problems and Plants with high validity for wounds and injuries included Hypericum perforatum, Malva parviflora and Prunella vulgaris. Expand
Ethnomedicines used in Trinidad and Tobago for reproductive problems
  • C. Lans
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine
  • 15 March 2007
TLDR
Native Caribbean plants have been less studied that those from Africa, India and Europe and can be used to advise the public on which plants are safe, effective and useful, and which are not; pending clinical trials. Expand
Comparison of plants used for skin and stomach problems in Trinidad and Tobago with Asian ethnomedicine
  • C. Lans
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine
  • 5 January 2007
TLDR
A preliminary evaluation of ethnomedicinal plants used in Trinidad and Tobago for skin problems, stomach problems, pain and internal parasites for safety and possible efficacy finds Bambusa vulgaris, Bidens alba, Jatropha curcas, Neurolaena lobata, Peperomia rotundifolia and Phyllanthus urinaria are possibly efficacous. Expand
Ethnoveterinary medicines used to treat endoparasites and stomach problems in pigs and pets in British Columbia, Canada.
TLDR
The medicinal plants used to treat endoparasites and stomach problems in dogs, cats and pigs in British Columbia, Canada have mid- to high-level validity for their ethnoveterinary uses. Expand
Observations on ethnoveterinary medicines in Trinidad and Tobago.
TLDR
12 plant species were used to treat 4 categories of health problems common to poultry production, and aloe vera, Bryophyllum pinnatum, Citrus sp. Expand
Medicinal plant treatments for fleas and ear problems of cats and dogs in British Columbia, Canada
TLDR
This paper reports on the medicinal plants used for fleas in cats and dogs used by small-scale, organic livestock farmers in British Columbia, Canada. Expand
Medicinal plants used for dogs in Trinidad and Tobago.
TLDR
The ethnoveterinary medicines used to treat dogs in Trinidad and Tobago parallel those practised in human folk medicine in other Caribbean countries and in other tropical countries. Expand
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