Ethnobotanical literature survey of medicinal plants in the Dominican Republic used for women's health conditions.

@article{Ososki2002EthnobotanicalLS,
  title={Ethnobotanical literature survey of medicinal plants in the Dominican Republic used for women's health conditions.},
  author={Andreana L. Ososki and Patricia A Lohr and Marian Reiff and Michael J. Balick and Fredi Kronenberg and Adriane Fugh-Berman and Bonnie Blair O'Connor},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={
          285-98
        }
}
This ethnobotanical literature survey is part of an on-going study in New York City investigating Dominican and Chinese healing systems and the herbal treatments used for the following women's conditions: uterine fibroids (benign tumors of uterine smooth muscle); menorrhagia (excessive uterine bleeding); endometriosis (growth of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus); and hot flashes (sudden brief sensations of heat commonly experienced during menopause). The objectives of this survey were… CONTINUE READING
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