Medical ethnobotany of the Teribes of Bocas del Toro, Panama.

@article{Gupta2005MedicalEO,
  title={Medical ethnobotany of the Teribes of Bocas del Toro, Panama.},
  author={Mahabir P Gupta and Pablo N Sol{\'i}s and Angela I Calder{\'o}n and F. Guionneau-Sinclair and Mireya Correa and Iv{\'a}n Claudio Suazo Galdames and C{\'a}ndido Enrique Guerra and Adriana Espinosa and G. I. Alvenda and Gabriel Robles and Ren{\'e} Ocampo},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={
          389-401
        }
}
Ethnomedical uses of 108 medicinal plant species, belonging to 52 families, 89 genera, used by the Teribe Amerindians of Bocas del Toro Province in Panama, along with their socio-cultural practices are reported here. The methods of administration of the herbal remedies, the plant parts used, their families and local names are also documented. The recorded medicinal plants were used mainly for fever, various type of pain and inflammation. The potential value of 26 plants and their traditional… CONTINUE READING
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