Ethnobotany and exchange of traditional medicines on the Southern Bolivian Altiplano.

@article{Sikkink2000EthnobotanyAE,
  title={Ethnobotany and exchange of traditional medicines on the Southern Bolivian Altiplano.},
  author={L Sikkink},
  journal={High altitude medicine & biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={115-23}
}
  • L Sikkink
  • Published 2000 in High altitude medicine & biology
Research conducted on the collection, use, and vending of traditional medicines by rural Bolivian women indicates that it is an important economic activity as well as having a place in the health system of high altitude inhabitants. The aim of this paper is to discuss the intersection of an approach that focuses on the exchange of traditional medicines with an ethnobotanical perspective that considers the medicines themselves. Women are the focus of this intersection because they are central to… CONTINUE READING

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