Traditional Medicines in Africa: An Appraisal of Ten Potent African Medicinal Plants

  title={Traditional Medicines in Africa: An Appraisal of Ten Potent African Medicinal Plants},
  author={Mohamad Fawzi Mahomoodally},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
The use of medicinal plants as a fundamental component of the African traditional healthcare system is perhaps the oldest and the most assorted of all therapeutic systems. In many parts of rural Africa, traditional healers prescribing medicinal plants are the most easily accessible and affordable health resource available to the local community and at times the only therapy that subsists. Nonetheless, there is still a paucity of updated comprehensive compilation of promising medicinal plants… CONTINUE READING
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