Animals to heal animals: ethnoveterinary practices in semiarid region, Northeastern Brazil

Abstract

BACKGROUND Animal-based remedies constitute an integral part of Traditional Medicine and this is true in Brazil as well both in rural and urban areas of the country. Due to its long history, zootherapy has in fact become an integral part of folk medicine in the country. The use of these natural resources for medical purposes, however, is not restricted to… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-37

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