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Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal herbs in Israel, the Golan Heights and the West Bank region.
An extensive ethnopharmacological survey was conducted among the most well known Arabic indigenous herbal practitioners in Israel, the Golan Heights and the West Bank in order to evaluate theExpand
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Safety of Traditional Arab Herbal Medicine
Herbal remedies are widely used for the treatment and prevention of various diseases and often contain highly active pharmacological compounds. Many medicinal herbs and pharmaceutical drugs areExpand
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Tradition and Perspectives of Arab Herbal Medicine: A Review
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), including herbal medicine, are popular in the general population worldwide. Parallel to the increasing interest in ‘modern’ CAM therapies and theExpand
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Antioxidant activity of Crataegus aronia aqueous extract used in traditional Arab medicine in Israel.
BACKGROUND The medicinal use of extracts prepared from plant parts of the genus Crataegus dates back to ancient times. Furthermore, it has been proposed that its antioxidant constituents account forExpand
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Ethnobotanical knowledge of local Arab practitioners in the Middle Eastern region.
An ethnobotanical survey was conducted among 31 local Arab practitioners living in Galilee, Negev, Golan Heights and West Bank. Seeing that the Arabic traditional medicine is in danger ofExpand
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Antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity of eight plants used in traditional Arab medicine in Israel.
Ethnopharmacological surveys conducted among herbal practitioners of traditional Arab medicine in Israel and the Palestinian area have revealed a large number of indigenous plant species are used asExpand
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Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine, a Re-emerging Health Aid
Complementary medicine is a formal method of health care in most countries of the ancient world. It is expected to become more widely integrated into the modern medical system, including the medicalExpand
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The State of the Art of Traditional Arab Herbal Medicine in the Eastern Region of the Mediterranean: A Review
Historical and current studies indicate that the Eastern region of the Mediterranean has been distinguished from other regions by a rich inventory of complementary alternative medicine (CAM), inExpand
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Anthelmintic activity of Pistacia lentiscus foliage in two Middle Eastern breeds of goats differing in their propensity to consume tannin-rich browse.
The Damascus and Mamber breeds of goats thrive in Middle Eastern Mediterranean regions where the tannin-rich (20% of polyethylene glycol-binding tannins) brush species Pistacia lentiscus L. (lentisk)Expand
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Safety of food crops on land contaminated with trace elements.
Contamination of agricultural soils with trace elements (TEs) through municipal and industrial wastes, atmospheric deposition and fertilisers is a matter of great global concern. Since TEExpand
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