Xki yoma' (our medicine) and xki tienda (patent medicine)--interface between traditional and modern medicine among the Mazatecs of Oaxaca, Mexico.

@article{Giovannini2009XkiY,
  title={Xki yoma' (our medicine) and xki tienda (patent medicine)--interface between traditional and modern medicine among the Mazatecs of Oaxaca, Mexico.},
  author={Peter Giovannini and Michael Heinrich},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={383-99}
}
OBJECTIVES Little is known about the interface of traditional (generally plant based) medicines and of commercially available pharmaceutical (and related) products. Here we provide a case study to understand how and to what extent traditional and modern medicine have been integrated in an indigenous community and whether these two categories offer a meaningful model for understanding medicine selection. Consequently, this paper explores the use and knowledge of medicinal plants and patent… CONTINUE READING
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