Ethnopharmacology in the 21st Century – Grand Challenges

  title={Ethnopharmacology in the 21st Century – Grand Challenges
  author={Michael Heinrich},
  booktitle={Front. Pharm.},
One can argue forever what precise percentage of the world's population use local and traditional medicines. These herbal (or mineral or fungal or occasionally animal) medical products form systems of knowledge and practice that have been transmitted over centuries and which continuously change. However, there can be no doubt that the majority of humans either rely on such products (often due to lack of other alternatives) or that herbal medicines are chosen consciously as an alternative to… CONTINUE READING
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