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Medicinal plants of the West Indies by Edward S. Ayensu

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Published by Reference Publications in Algonac, Mich .
Written in English



  • West Indies.


  • Medicinal plants -- West Indies.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable -- West Indies.,
  • Traditional medicine -- West Indies.,
  • Plants, Medicinal -- West Indies.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdward S. Ayensu.
SeriesMedicinal plants of the world
LC ClassificationsQK99.W4 A94
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4119868M
ISBN 100917256123
LC Control Number80054714

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This reference book provides an overview of traditional knowledge related to the use of medicinal plants as well as scientific studies (human and animal based) highlighting the clinical effectiveness and safety. It is a compilation on 25 popular medicinal plants that are used today in urban Jamaica (Payne Land, Kingston) and rural Jamaican (Windsor Forest and Portland parish). - In the past and currently (to a certain extent) people of the West Indies self-treat using the theories and herbal remedies of the system they call "bush medicine. See more ideas about medicinal herbs, herbal remedies, herbs pins. This book edited by Summer Austin and Michael B. Thomas is a useful guide to 47 of Jamaica's most common medicinal plants, each discussed under the categories of botanical description, plant part (s) used, preparation method (s), and use (s), and all the plants are nicely illustrated with a black and white photograph and s: 5. For more information on the plants on this medicinal plants list and medicinal recipes check out these books: Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health, Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family by Rosemary Gladstar Alchemy of Herbs by Rosalee de la Foret.