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A contribution to South African materia medica

chiefly from plants in use among the natives

by Sir Andrew Smith

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Published by Juta in Capetown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical Botany,
  • Medicinal plants,
  • Materia Medica

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Andrew Smith
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24970987M
    OCLC/WorldCa14777539

      This is not surprising, as South Africa is home to o higher plants species with approximately plant species been recorded by various cultural groups as part of their materia medica. Furthermore, the use of medicinal plants to treat dermatological conditions is extensive. Title(s): A contribution to South African materia medica, chiefly from plants in use among the natives. Edition: 3d ed. Country of Publication: South Africa Publisher: Capetown, Juta [] Description: viii, p. Language: English Notes: Microfilm. 1 microfilm reel: negative ; 35 mm. NLM ID: R[Book].

    Get this from a library! Zulu medicinal plants: an inventory. [Anne Hutchings; Alan Haxton Scott; University of Zululand.; National Botanical Institute (South Africa)] -- "This is an inventory of over 1, Zulu medicinal plants. A third of these are not mentioned in the last work of its kind - Watt and Breyer-Brandwijk's Medicinal and Poisonous Plants of Southern and.   The Ben Cao Gang Mu is an encyclopaedic compendium written by LI Shi-zhen (), a Chinese doctor who lived during the Ming Dynasty (). This compendium is said to be the most complete and comprehensive medical book ever written in .

    South African Journal of Science , July/August Book Reviews Turning folklore into an ethnomedicinal catalogue Medicinal Plants of South Africa (2nd edition). By B-E. van Wyk, B. van. This revised edition of Medicinal Plants of South Africa remains a valuable reference book for serious and amateur gardeners alike. It includes clear photographs of each of the plants described and Read more User-contributed reviews # Materia medica, Vegetable--South Africa\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.


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A contribution to South African materia medica by Sir Andrew Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

South African Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM's) Southern Africa has been recorded to have well o species of higher plants. With this diverse biodiversity, it is not surprising to find that an estimated 80% of the population rely on traditional medicine as a form of primary health care.

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