Ethnopharmacological survey of native remedies commonly used against infectious diseases in the tropical island of Mauritius.

@article{Nunkoo2012EthnopharmacologicalSO,
  title={Ethnopharmacological survey of native remedies commonly used against infectious diseases in the tropical island of Mauritius.},
  author={D Hema Nunkoo and Mohamad Fawzi Mahomoodally},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={143 2},
  pages={
          548-64
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Infectious diseases (IDs) still remain a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. This study has been geared to gather primary ethnopharmacological information on common native remedies (NRs) used to treat and/or manage common infectious diseases from different regions of Mauritius, a tropical multicultural island in the Indian Ocean. Given the dearth of updated information on traditional medicine of Mauritius, this work can provide an opportunity to… CONTINUE READING
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