Ethnopharmacology

The study of the actions and properties of medicinal agents, often derived from PLANTS, indigenous to populations or ETHNIC GROUPS.
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Although in vivo models give a more accurate reflection of the activity of substances used in traditional medicine, their use in… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Ethnopharmacology and natural product drug discovery remains a significant hope in the current target-rich, lead-poor scenario… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The use of plants, plant extracts or plant-derived pure chemicals to treat disease is a therapeutic modality, which has stood the… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Traditional medical doctors often apply a holistic approach in prescribing medicines to the patient. Each individual patient gets… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
A discussion is offered of the future potential role of ethnopharmacology in global health care. 
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
An ethnobiological field study on food plants and medicinal foods traditionally consumed in three Arbëresh (ethnic Albanian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Tropical primary forest is often considered to be the most important habitat for traditional peoples to gather medicinal plants… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
In this paper we discuss some examples of ethnopharmacological research as it has been conducted during the last two centuries… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The value of ethanomedical information in drug development is based on several factors: accuracy in recording or observing the… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
There are 119 drugs of known structure that are still extracted from higher plants and used globally in allopathic medicine… (More)
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