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Herbal mixtures in the traditional medicine of eastern Cuba.
Herbal mixtures in the traditional medicine of Eastern Cuba. Traditional herbal mixtures in Eastern Cuba are investigated through interviews with 130 knowledgeable people and traditional healers ofExpand
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Natural Remedies and Nutraceuticals Used in Ethnoveterinary Practices in Inland Southern Italy
Traditional animal health practices are today only rarely used in Europe, as many natural remedies applied for the treatment of animals have been replaced by modern pharmaceuticals. ModernExpand
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Uses of medicinal plants by Haitian immigrants and their descendants in the Province of Camagüey, Cuba
BackgroundHaitian migrants played an important role shaping Cuban culture and traditional ethnobotanical knowledge. An ethnobotanical investigation was conducted to collect information on medicinalExpand
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Baby pangolins on my plate: possible lessons to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic
The Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (JEET), throughout its 15 years of existence, has tried to provide a respected outlet for scientific knowledge concerning the inextricable links betweenExpand
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Estudios etnobotánicos sobre plantas medicinales en la provincia de Camagüey (Cuba)
An ethnobotanical study has been conducted on traditional medicinal plant uses in seven communities of the Province of Camaguey, Cuba. Ethnobotanical information on 111 plant species from 96 generaExpand
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A Reward for Patience and Suffering: Ethnomycology and Commodification of Desert Truffles among Sahrawi Refugees and Nomads of Western Sahara
A Reward for Patience and Suffering: Ethnomycology and Commodification of Desert Truffles among Sahrawi Refugees and Nomads of Western Sahara. This paper reflects on the role of ethnobiologicalExpand
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The material and cultural recovery of camels and camel husbandry among Sahrawi refugees of Western Sahara
For nearly 1,500 years, Sahrawi nomads of Western Sahara respected the camel; camels were essential to life in the desert environment, constituting both the main means of production and exchange andExpand
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Migration and Ethnobotanical Practices: The Case of Tifey Among Haitian Immigrants in Cuba
Ethnobotanical knowledge and practices are dynamic and they change as they are transferred and appropriated by people who are adapting to new surroundings and changing environments. Using tifey, aExpand
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In search of the perfect aphrodisiac: parallel use of bitter tonics in West Africa and the Caribbean.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Enslaved Africans in the Americas had to reinvent their medicinal flora in an unknown environment by adhering to plants that came with them, learning from AmerindiansExpand
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Healing war wounds and perfuming exile: the use of vegetal, animal, and mineral products for perfumes, cosmetics, and skin healing among Sahrawi refugees of Western Sahara
BackgroundOver the past decade, there has been growing interest within ethnobiology in the knowledge and practices of migrating people. Within this, scholars have given relatively less attention toExpand
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