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Natural antimycobacterial metabolites: current status.
Over the years the introduction of very effective drugs has revolutionized the treatment of tuberculosis. In recent years, however, emerging multiple drug resistance has become a major threat andExpand
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Ritualistic use of the holly Ilex guayusa by Amazonian Jívaro Indians.
In Amazonian Peru and Ecuador leaf decoctions of the rainforest holly Ilex guayusa with high caffeine concentrations are used as a morning stimulant. After daily ingestion, ritualistic vomiting byExpand
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Basic, quantitative and experimental research phases of future ethnobotany with reference to the medicinal plants of South America.
Ethnobotany of the future will encompass what we perceive as three interrelated research phases. Basic ethnobotany includes the compilation and organization of information about biota obtained fromExpand
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Neem (Azadirachta indica) cultivated in Haiti
So that valuable products from the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) will be readily available in the future, countries in the neotropics should emulate Haiti and grow the species where it thrives evenExpand
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Notes on Economic Plants
Pentagonia glgantlfolia (Rubiaceae) as a Snakebite Remedy: Empirical Methodology Functioning in Amazonian Traditional Medicine. -In Amazonian Peru near the Ecuadorian frontier an oil pipeline builtExpand
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