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Medicinal plants in the South Pacific

Medicinal plants in the South Pacific

information on 102 commonly used medicinal plants in the South Pacific.

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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific in Manila .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-231) and index.

Other titlesInformation on 102 commonly used medicinal plants in the South Pacific
SeriesWHO regional publications., no. 19
ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2002/00136 (R)
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3603912M
ISBN 109290611189
LC Control Number2002346474

Samoan Medicinal Plants vi NOTE Neither the publisher nor the authors accept responsibility for any effects that may arise from using the materials contained in this manual. The information supplied in this book is purely anecdotal and is intended to serve as a reference guide to the commonly used medicinal plants in Samoa. This is an alphabetical list of plants used in herbalism.. The ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are possibly used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against attack from predators such as insects, fungi and herbivorous mammals is called herbal medicine.

medicinal plants of the pacific west Posted By James Patterson Ltd TEXT ID d Online PDF Ebook Epub Library pharmacy and folklore of five commonly used botanicals indigenous to the north western parts of the usa and the western seaboard and rocky mountains of canada the. The Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Pacific Northwest A guide to identifying the wild edible plants and medicinal plant medicines found in the Pacific Northwest region of North America: British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and Northern California. book Complete guide including all photos and descriptions, spanning multiple pages.

System Upgrade on Fri, Jun 26th, at 5pm (ET) During this period, our website will be offline for less than an hour but the E-commerce and registration of new users may not be available for up to 4 hours.   Among the medicinal plants, the best known is probably the Mamou, also known as the coral bean tree. Erythrina herbacea is easily recognizable from its three part leaves, its stalk of scarlet.


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Describes the information available, from both traditional medical texts and recent scientific studies, for medicinal plants used in the South Pacific Islands. Plants from this part of the world represent an especially diverse flora and include several species currently undergoing scientific : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific.

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