A perspective on natural products research and ethnopharmacology in Mexico: the eagle and the serpent on the prickly pear cactus.

@article{Heinrich2014APO,
  title={A perspective on natural products research and ethnopharmacology in Mexico: the eagle and the serpent on the prickly pear cactus.},
  author={Michael Heinrich and Barbara Frei Haller and Marco Leonti},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  year={2014},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={678-89}
}
Mexico's extraordinarily rich cultural and floristic diversity has fascinated explorers and researchers ever since the "New World" was discovered for and by Europeans. For many decades, natural product research has been a very active field of research in Mexico, and there also are some ongoing ethnopharmacological research efforts. This review provides an… CONTINUE READING