Annual Scientific Retreat: Predisposing Factors in the Development of Complex Diseases

  title={Annual Scientific Retreat: Predisposing Factors in the Development of Complex Diseases},
  author={Cheryl A Lans and Nancy Chapman Turner and Tonya Khan and G. W. Brauer and Willi Boepple},
  journal={Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine},
  pages={11 - 11}
BACKGROUND The use of medicinal plants is an option for livestock farmers who are not allowed to use allopathic drugs under certified organic programs or cannot afford to use allopathic drugs for minor health problems of livestock. METHODS In 2003 we conducted semi-structured interviews with 60 participants obtained using a purposive sample. Medicinal plants are used to treat a range of conditions. A draft manual prepared from the data was then evaluated by participants at a participatory… CONTINUE READING
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