The Relationship between Plants Used to Sustain Finches (Fringillidae) and Uses for Human Medicine in Southeast Spain

@inproceedings{Belda2012TheRB,
  title={The Relationship between Plants Used to Sustain Finches (Fringillidae) and Uses for Human Medicine in Southeast Spain},
  author={Antonio Belda and Victoriano Peir{\'o} and Eduardo Seva},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2012}
}
We analyzed plants that are traditionally used by wild bird hunters and breeders to capture and promote captive breeding of Fringillidae (finches or songbirds) in the province of Alicante, Spain. The majority of plants used in songbird breeding have medicinal properties in traditional human medicine (48 different uses); thus, another main goal was to show their relationships with human medical uses. We compiled a list of 97 plant species from 31 botanical families that are used to attract… CONTINUE READING
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