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6 edition of Medicinal Plants of South Africa found in the catalog.

Medicinal Plants of South Africa

by Nigel Gericke

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Briza .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmacology,
  • Traditional medicine & remedies,
  • Southern Africa,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable,
  • Medicinal plants,
  • South Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8655833M
    ISBN 101875093095
    ISBN 109781875093090

      South African is home to a wide array of fascinating species of flora. These range from fine grasses to scrubby bushes and dense forest trees. O indigenous seed plants grow in the country. 10% of the world’s flowering species are also found here. Many species of endemic flora also grow in South Africa. Some examples of native and. However, little is known about the natural products of our native flora and their potential to serve as a remedy for sports injuries, fracture healing and osteoarthritis. The grand purpose of the project is to explore medicinal plants of South Africa as a potential source for bone and tissue engineering of articular : Franca Nneka Alaribe, Mapula Razwinani, Makwese Maepa, Keolebogile Shirley Caroline Motaung.

    The South African Herbal Science & Medicine Institute at the University of The western cape strives to be a world class research institution, focussed on scientifically and clinically unlocking the value of traditional medicines in the service of is located at the heart of one of the worlds most biodiverse hotspots an area which is known for its diversity of unique plant. Medicinal Plants of East Africa is a revised edition of the book first published in on herbal remedies and he traditional medical practice of East Africa. The book covers the rich diversity of plants found in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, from sea to alpine plants. East Africa also has a rich ethnic diversity and a large number of herbalists whose traditional knowledge and 5/5(2).

    Introduction to ethnobotanical research in South Africa. A great research thrust has been initiated the last decade in South African Universities to study the chemistry of South Africa’s medicinal plants with some exciting findings being made (Sobiecki, ). In book: Handbook of Medicinal Plants. (pp) between the global North and South, and between countries in the global South. Research into thescientific validation of southern African.


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Medicinal Plants of South Africa (2nd edition). By B-E. van Wyk, B. van Oudtshoorn and Medicinal plants in South Africa contribute. to both the health and livelihood. medicinal plants of south africa Download medicinal plants of south africa or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Medicinal Plants of South Africa Ben-Erik Van Wyk, Bosch Van Oudtshoorn, Nigel Gericke Snippet view - Ben-Erik Van Wyk, Bosch Van Oudtshoorn, Nigel Gericke Snippet view. Extensive studies on aromatic and medicinal plants from Africa have led to the identification of many novel compounds as well as essentials oils.

This review summarizes the research into the major constituents and biological activities of essential oils from aromatic and medicinal plants of Africa between the years and Information on the botany, main traditional uses and active ingredients of the most commonly used and best known South African drug plants is presented in this photographic guide.

Southern Africa has well over 30 species of higher plants. The Cape Floral Kingdom alone has nearly species and is the most diverse temperate flora on by: Medicinal Plants of South Asia: Novel Sources for Drug Discovery provides a comprehensive review of medicinal plants of this region, highlighting chemical components of high potential and applying the latest technology to reveal the underlying chemistry and active components of traditionally used medicinal plants.

Drawing on the vast experience. The book includes: Detailed species descriptions of more than medicinal plants and their close relatives, or other species used in a similar way. Each entry includes the following information: a description of the plant, the plant parts used, medicinal uses, preparation and dosage, active ingredients and pharmacological effects.

Wild Dagga is a South African medicinal plant. South Africa is the third most biodiverse country in the world and inhabitants have for centuries employed the help of indigenous medicinal plants.

These healing plants treated all sorts of maladies including cancer, diabetes and tuberculosis (TB) as well as more benign complaints such as the.

BEN-ERIK VAN WYK is a professor of Botany at the University of Johannesburg with a research interest in systematic botany and plant utilization.

He is the author of international scientific bestsellers such as Medicinal Plants of the World and Food Plants of the World.

BOSCH VAN OUDTSHOORN is a retired professor of pharmacy and a pioneer researcher of the Cited by: extractable/compound in their leaves, stems, flowers and fruit for medicinal purposes.

These extracts are used as inputs in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, insecticide and other chemical industries. The booklet is a guide to the most commonly utilised medicinal plants in South Africa. Aloe ferox Scientific name: Aloe ferox MillFile Size: KB. Get this from a library.

Medicinal plants of South Africa. [Ben-Erik Van Wyk; Bosch Van Oudtshoorn; Nigel Gericke] -- This guide offers a description of to the most commonly used and best known South African plant medicines, including their.

"The book gives a good description of African medicinal plants and their use within the general African culture. This is an interesting handbook for phytochemists, pharmacologists, anthropologists, or anyone who is interested in African medicinal plants. A pioneer work on African medicinal by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm: Contents: This book is a photographic guide to the most commonly used and best known South African plant medicines, including their botany, main traditional uses and active ingredients.

Plants of southern Africa: names and distributionedited by T.H. Arnold & B.C. de Wet, appeared inwith regional distribution data as an additional feature. The current publication, the fourth edition in the series, has been expanded to include data on life cycle, life form.

Find the document Medicinal Plants of South Africa, “a guide to the most commonly utilised medicinal plants in South Africa”, among the brochures and production guidelines under “Resource Centre” atwebsite of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.

Medicinal Plants of East Africa/J. Kokwaro Third Edition – Nairobi: University of Nairobi Press, p., 35p. Illustrations. Botany, Medical 2. Botany – Africa, East. Plants I. Title QK K46 ISBN: First published By East African Literature Bureau Second edition By Kenya Literature Bureau.

However, this book has given a useful background and highlighted research opportunities aimed at maximizing the realization of the potential of plants found in South Africa.

Such disease threats include various types of skin cancers, hyper-pigmentation, oral disorders (with changing food and eating styles), and many : Lyndy J.

McGaw, Ajay Kumar Srivastava, Chung-Ho Lin, Vanessa Steenkamp. 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.

The pre-determined criteria for the selection: (1) the articles highlighted or focused on medicinal plants used to treat and manage respiratory infections and related symptoms in South Africa, (2) the identity of the utilized species is indicated, (3) the articles were published between and(4) the articles are written in English Author: Sebua Silas Semenya, Alfred Maroyi.

This inventory of nearly plants used in Zulu traditional medicine is based on a survey dating from the lateth century to the present. It is augmented by Tony Cunningham's investigation of the medicinal plant trade in Natal/KwaZulu, material gathered in interviews with traditional healers, and Anne Hutchings's preliminary herbal history survey of hospital s: 1.

African traditional medicine is a form of holistic health care system organized into three levels of specialty, namely divination, spiritualism, and herbalism. The traditional healer provides health care services based on culture, religious background, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs that are prevalent in his community.

Illness is regarded as having both natural and supernatural causes Cited by: 3.It is undeniable that medicinal plants have played, and continue to play, a major role in the lives of people worldwide.

This book appropriately opens with a fascinating and concise, though comprehensive, history of traditional medicine and its African heritage, starting approximately 4 years ago. The reader is taken on a journey through the use of medicinal plants for Author: Lyndy J.

McGaw, Ajay Kumar Srivastava, Chung-Ho Lin, Vanessa Steenkamp.Do you feel a call to reconnect to Africa’s ancient traditional healing knowledge? Come explore an amazing journey where you will learn all about African medicinal healing plants, wild edible foods, shamanic healing, and principles of holistic medicine from an expert with over 15 years of experience in the field of wellness and medicinal plant research.5/5(11).