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Folk medicine : the art and the science / Richard P. Steiner, editor.

By: Steiner, Richard P
Contributor(s): American Chemical Society
Language: English Publisher: Washington, DC : The American Chemical Society, 1986.Description: viii, 223p. : ill., diagrs., tabless ; 23cm.ISBN: 0841209391
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Includes bibl. - Contents: Aztec sources of some Mexican folk medicine / B. Ortiz de Montellano; Zuni Indian medicine / S. Camazine; Ayurveda: the traditional medicine of India / N.G. Patel; Fijian medicinal plants / R.C. Cambie; Medicinal plants of Papua New Guinea / D. Holdsworth; Australian medicinal plants / G.N. Vaughan; Plants used in African traditional medicine / K. Hostettmann, A. Marston; Antithrombotic agent of garlic / E. Block; Scientific basis of the therapeutic effects of ginseng / T.B. Ng, H.W. Yeung; Anticancer Chinese drugs / E.J. Lien, Wen Y. Li; Some recent biochemical characterisations of Chinese herbal preparations / T.Y. Chen [et¿al]; Bioactive compunds from three Chinese medicinal plants / Ren-Sheng Xu; Zingiberaceous plants / P. Tuntiwachwuttikul [et al]; Alkaloid components of zizyphus plants / Byung Hoon Han, Myung Hwan Park.