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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 and… Expand
Ritualistic use of the holly Ilex guayusa by Amazonian Jívaro Indians.
- W. Lewis, E. Kennelly, G. Bass, H. Wedner, M. Elvin-Lewis, D. Fast
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 1 May 1991
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 by… Expand
Natural Antimycobacterial Metabolites: Current Status
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 from… Expand
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 even… Expand