By James A. Duke
A accomplished consultant Addressing defense, Efficacy, and Suitability
About 1 / 4 of all of the medicinal drugs we use come from rainforest vegetation and greater than 1,400 sorts of tropical vegetation are being investigated as strength treatments for melanoma. Curare comes from a tropical vine and quinine from the cinchona tree. A accomplished advisor to safeguard, efficacy, and suitability, Duke s instruction manual of Medicinal vegetation of Latin the US responds to carrying on with curiosity in medicinal crops and the capability treatments they contain.
Determine Which Species can be utilized for particular Targets
The writer of Green Pharmacy natural Handbook and CRC guide of Medicinal Herbs, James A. Duke covers approximately 500 of the extra very important local Latin American medicinal vegetation in a hugely prepared structure. After a short creation, every one access includes clinical and colloquial names, synonyms, connection with illustrations, notes, organic actions, medicinal symptoms, dosages, strength dangers, extracts, and references. This structure offers a kick off point for picking out which species can be utilized for particular targets.
Better facts is helping You concentration Your Search
Year-round reasonable temperatures, ample rainfall, and wealthy soils make tropical Latin the US domestic to just about 100,000 of the realm s 300,000 identified species of crops, and accordingly domestic to untold numbers of strength treatments. targeting 500 of the main recognized and well-studied vegetation, this e-book is helping you concentration your look for ammunition opposed to consistently evolving pathogens and newly rising diseases."
Finalist for 2009 The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries Literature Award
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Australe, A. hispidum and A. humile. Data in Liogier (1974) suggest that the latter two might be keyed: Leaves 2–12 cm long, dentate; not scabrous; ray flowers 5–8 . . . . . . . A. hispidum Leaves 2–3 cm long, dentate, serrate, or lobulate; scabrous; ray flowers 5–7. . A. ; AHL); Maroto (Brazil; MPB); Misquito (Gui. ; JFM). Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America 7 Activities: Abortifacient (f; ZUL); Antidote (f; UPW); Antiherpetic (1; X9330761); Antimalarial (1; X12684889); Antiplasmodial (1; JE86:143; X12684889; X12738078); Antiseptic (1; WO2; ZUL); Antiviral (1; X9330761); Aphrodisiac (f; MPB); Bactericide (1; WO2; X12628407; ZUL); Cyanogenic (1; ZUL); Diuretic (f; DAW; JFM); Febrifuge (f1; JFM; X18419970); Fungicide (1; JE76:93; WO2); Immunostimulant (1; X9717084); Pectoral (f; MPB); Purgative (f; UPW); Sudorific (f; DAW; MPB); Sweetener (1; X2314108); Tonic (f; MPB).
Belizean snake doctors suggest chewing on a strip of bark after snake bite, swallowing the juices, then applying the remaining fiber as poultice to the bite (AAB). ) ++ FABACEAE Illustrations: fig 4 (IED); pl 374 (KAB) Synonyms: Acacia acicularis Humb. & Bonpl. ; A. densiflora (Alexander ex Small) Cory; A. minuta (M. E. Jones) R. M. ; A. ; A. smallii Isely; Mimosa farnesiana L. (basionym); Pithecellobium minutum M. E. ; Vachellia densiflora Alexander ex Small; V. ; fide (EGG; USN). ; AUS). Activities: Alexiteric (f; KAB); Alterative (f; CRC; KAP); Anthelmintic (f; KAB); Antidote (f; DLZ; EGG); Antiexudative (1; HDN); Antifertility (f1; X8241931); Antiimplantation (f1; X8241931); Antiinflammatory (1; X3557615; ZUL); Antimalarial (1; X16713157); Antiproliferant (1; HDN); Antiseptic (f; JTR); Antispasmodic (f; CRC); Aphrodisiac (f; CRC; EFS; HDN); Astringent (f; CRC; KAP; WO2); Bactericide (1; X8591768); Bronchodilator (1; X3557615); Candicide (f; JFM); Curare (f; CRC; HDN); Demulcent (f; CRC; MPI); Dentifrice (f; CRC); Emollient (f; JTR); Hypoglycemic (1; ZUL); Hypotensive (1; HDN); Insecticide (f; HDN); Molluscicide (f; HDN); Negative-Inotropic (1; HDN); Pectoral (f; JTR); Plasmodicide (1; X16713157); Stimulant (f; CRC); Stomachic (f; JFM).
A. ; AHL); Maroto (Brazil; MPB); Misquito (Gui. ; JFM). Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America 7 Activities: Abortifacient (f; ZUL); Antidote (f; UPW); Antiherpetic (1; X9330761); Antimalarial (1; X12684889); Antiplasmodial (1; JE86:143; X12684889; X12738078); Antiseptic (1; WO2; ZUL); Antiviral (1; X9330761); Aphrodisiac (f; MPB); Bactericide (1; WO2; X12628407; ZUL); Cyanogenic (1; ZUL); Diuretic (f; DAW; JFM); Febrifuge (f1; JFM; X18419970); Fungicide (1; JE76:93; WO2); Immunostimulant (1; X9717084); Pectoral (f; MPB); Purgative (f; UPW); Sudorific (f; DAW; MPB); Sweetener (1; X2314108); Tonic (f; MPB).