Medicinal plants in a Middle Paleolithic grave Shanidar IV?

  title={Medicinal plants in a Middle Paleolithic grave Shanidar IV?},
  author={Jan Lietava},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={35 3},
  • Jan Lietava
  • Published 1992 in Journal of ethnopharmacology
This paper deals with phytopharmacological evaluation of the therapeutic potential of the plants found in the Neanderthal grave of a Shanidar IV individual (Iraq), where the palynological analysis of some other authors discovered the following flowers: Achillea-type, Centaurea solstitialis, Senecio-type, Muscari-type, Ephedra altissima, Althea-type. The purpose of our theoretical analysis was to evaluate the objective healing activity of the flowers. The result of the research revealed that… CONTINUE READING
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