Traditional use of ethnomedicinal native plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Arabian Peninsula is recognized as an arid area dominated by deserts and poor biodiversity. However, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (henceforth abbreviated into KSA) has a wide range of flora, consisting of d... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 9, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hanan Aati, Ali El-Gamal, Hamdy Shaheen and Oliver Kayser Tags: Review Source Type: research

Wild vertebrates and their representation by urban/rural students in a region of northeast Brazil
Recognition of the diversity of living beings, including the classification and naming of species, is a fundamental condition for biological literacy with the aim of developing critical awareness of human rela... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 5, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jos é Valberto de Oliveira, Sérgio de Faria Lopes, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Dilma Maria de Melo Brito Trovão, Maiara Bezerra Ramos and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves Tags: Research Source Type: research

Fishermen do more than fish: local ecological knowledge of raftsmen about the arboreal species used to construct rafts (Bahia, Brazil)
Traditional raft (jangada), pi úba wood raft (jangada de pau de piúba), six-log raft (jangada de seis paus), and wooden raft (jangada de pau) are some of the names given to the traditional Brazilian watercrafts cr... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 27, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Isis Leite Medeiros Mascarenhas Andrade, Marcelo Schramm Mielke, Nivaldo Peroni and Alexandre Schiavetti Tags: Research Source Type: research

Before it disappeared: ethnobotanical study of fleagrass (Adenosma buchneroides), a traditional aromatic plant used by the Akha people
Fleagrass, Adenosma buchneroides, is an aromatic perennial herb that occupies an important position in the life of the Akha people. They regard it as a tribal symbol and a gift of love. Fleagrass also has many me... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 21, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yi Gou, Ruyan Fan, Shengji Pei and Yuhua Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Banana and plantain production systems in Benin: ethnobotanical investigation, varietal diversity, pests, and implications for better production
The cultivated banana and plantain (Musa spp.) are valuable for nutritional and socio-economic security for millions of people worldwide. In Benin, banana and plantain are among the most produced, consumed, and t... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 14, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mariano C. Chabi, Anicet G. Dassou, Innocent Dossou-Aminon, David Ogouchoro, Bonaventure Omondi Aman and Alexandre Dansi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Local knowledge, use, and conservation of wild birds in the semi-arid region of Para íba state, northeastern Brazil
This study aimed to inventory the wild birds known and used in three communities in Para í... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 4, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Vanessa Moura dos Santos Soares, Hyago Keslley de Lucena Soares, Suellen da Silva Santos and Reinaldo Farias Paiva de Lucena Tags: Research Source Type: research

Status and factors influencing on-farm conservation of Kam Sweet Rice (Oryza sativa L.) genetic resources in southeast Guizhou Province, China
Kam Sweet Rice (KSR) is a special kind of rice landrace that has been cultivated for thousands of years in the borders of Guizhou, Hunan, and Guangxi Provinces of China, and is mainly distributed in southeast ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yanjie Wang, Aixia Jiao, Huicha Chen, Xiaoding Ma, Di Cui, Bing Han, Renchao Ruan, Dayuan Xue and Longzhi Han Tags: Research Source Type: research

Groundnut production constraints and farmers ’ trait preferences: a pre-breeding study in Togo
Groundnut is an important legume crop in Togo. However, groundnut yield has been steadily decreasing for decades as a result of lack of organized breeding program to address production constraints. Though, low... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Essohouna Modom Banla, Daniel Kwadjo Dzidzienyo, Ifie Elohor Beatrice, Samuel Kwame Offei, Pangirayi Tongoona and Haile Desmae Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditionally used wild edible plants of district Udhampur, J & K, India
Wild edible plants (WEPs) refer to edible species that are not cultivated or domesticated. WEPs have an important role to play in poverty eradication, security of food availability, diversification of agricult... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Harpreet Bhatia, Yash Pal Sharma, R. K. Manhas and Kewal Kumar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Indigenous knowledge of dye-yielding plants among Bai communities in Dali, Northwest Yunnan, China
Bai people in the Dali Prefecture of Northwest Yunnan, China, have a long history of using plant extracts to dye their traditional costumes and maintain this culture for posterity. However, the development of ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yanxiao Fan, Yanqiang Zhao, Aizhong Liu, Alan Hamilton, Chuanfa Wang, Liangqun Li, Yekun Yang and Lixin Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors affecting the use of medicinal plants by migrants from rural areas of Brazilian Northeast after moving to a metropolitan region in Southeast of Brazil
In this study, we sought to elucidate quantitative and qualitatively the main factors influencing ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Perla Carvalho Romanus, F úlvio Rieli Mendes and Elisaldo de Araújo Carlini Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnotaxonomy of sharks from tropical waters of Brazil
Accessing folk knowledge from small-scale fishers is an affordable and reliable approach to understand the dynamic and diversity of shark species worldwide, especially of those eventually caught. In this conte... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 21, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Marcelo Moreira de Carvalho, M ônica Rocha de Oliveira, Priscila Fabiana Macedo Lopes and Jorge Eduardo Lins Oliveira Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnopharmaceutical knowledge in Samogitia region of Lithuania: where old traditions overlap with modern medicine
Modern ethnopharmaceutical studies are still quite unusual in Northern Europe. Data regarding the medicinal use of plants, animals, and fungi and also of spiritual rituals of healing is obtained mostly from et... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zivile Pranskuniene, Roberta Dauliute, Andrius Pranskunas and Jurga Bernatoniene Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing Indigenous and public health infant feeding recommendations in Peru: opportunities for optimizing intercultural health policies
The problem of childhood undernutrition in low-income countries persists despite long-standing efforts by local governmental and international development agencies. In order to address this problem, the Peruvi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Madalena Monteban, Valeria Yucra Velasquez and Benedicta Yucra Velasquez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cultural, economic, and ecological factors influencing management of wild plants and mushrooms interchanged in Pur épecha markets of Mexico
Traditional markets outstandingly contribute to conservation of biocultural diversity, social relations, and cultural values. These markets reflect life strategies and forms people of a region interact with th... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Berenice Farf án-Heredia, Alejandro Casas and Selene Rangel-Landa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Species richness, cultural importance, and prioritization of wild spices for conservation in the Sudano-Guinean zone of Benin (West Africa)
Spices have always been used for their flavor-enhancement characteristics and for their medicinal properties. In Benin, scientific research on spices is scarce, despite their importance in the local population... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 15, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Konoutan M édard Kafoutchoni, Rodrigue Idohou, Anthony Egeru, Kolawolé Valère Salako, Clément Agbangla, Aristide Cossi Adomou and Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Breeders ’ knowledge on cattle fodder species preference in rangelands of Benin
We undertook ethnobotanical and ecological studies on fodder plants grazed by cattle across Benin national area. The study aims to ascertain the top priority fodder plants in order to catalogue the indigenous ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 8, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: J éronime Marie-Ange Sènami Ouachinou, Gbèwonmèdéa Hospice Dassou, Akomian Fortuné Azihou, Aristide Cossi Adomou and Hounnankpon Yédomonhan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotany in a coastal environmental protected area: shifts in plant use in two communities in southern Brazil
We investigated local knowledge of plants in terms of plant use shifts and losses, in two coastal communities within a protected area in southern Brazil. Our hypothesis is that people ’s livelihoods are associa... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 3, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rafaela H. Ludwinsky and Natalia Hanazaki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia
Starting from the ancient time, the people of Ethiopia use medicinal plants as traditional medicine to heal different human and livestock ailments. This ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants was carried out... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 3, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Leul Kidane, Gebrecherkos Gebremedhin and Tadesse Beyene Tags: Research Source Type: research

The changing face of farmers ’ home gardens: a diachronic analysis from Sillian (Eastern Tyrol, Austria)
Home gardens are an integral part of many traditional land use systems around the world. They are subject to various conversion processes and undergo a variety of changes. We were interested if change is an on... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Brigitte Vogl-Lukasser and Christian R. Vogl Tags: Research Source Type: research

Investigating criteria for valuation of forage resources by local agro-pastoralists in West Africa: using quantitative ethnoecological approach
This paper provides an insightful quantitative ethnoecological analysis and affirms that agro-pastoralists have a multiplicity of criteria for valuating their natural forage resources. Rural households in West... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 23, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: John-Baptist S N Naah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Yao herbal medicinal market during the Dragon Boat Festival in Jianghua County, China
The traditional medicinal markets held during the Dragon Boat Festival are common and important in China ’s countryside. In Jianghua, a Yao autonomous county in Hunan Province in China, the medicinal market als... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Binsheng Luo, Yujing Liu, Bo Liu, Sizhao Liu, Beixi Zhang, Linghan Zhang, Chunrui Lin, Yan Liu, Edward J. Kennelly, Zhiyong Guo and Chunlin Long Tags: Research Source Type: research

Zootherapeutic uses of wildmeat and associated products in the semiarid region of Brazil: general aspects and challenges for conservation
Hunting wildlife for medicinal purposes is a widespread practice throughout Brazil; however, studies about the animals used for zootherapeutic practices have been performed almost exclusively with traders (her... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Hugo Fernandes-Ferreira, Arnaldo Jos é Correia Magalhães Júnior, Julio Marcelino Monteiro, Érika de Araújo Abi-chacra and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge regarding edible insects in Burkina Faso
Insects play an important role as a diet supplement in Burkina Faso, but the preferred insect species vary according to the phytogeographical zone, ethnic groups, and gender. The present study aims at document... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 14, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Aminata S éré, Adjima Bougma, Judicaël Thomas Ouilly, Mamadou Traoré, Hassane Sangaré, Anne Mette Lykke, Amadé Ouédraogo, Olivier Gnankiné and Imaël Henri Nestor Bassolé Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical survey of plant species for herbal tea in a Yao autonomous county (Jianghua, China): results of a 2-year study of traditional medicinal markets on the Dragon Boat Festival
Herbal tea is widely consumed in Jianghua, a Yao autonomous county in Hunan Province, China, to prevent and treat diseases. The materials in herbal tea at the traditional medicinal markets at the Dragon Boat F... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 5, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bing Jin, Yujing Liu, Jiaxi Xie, Binsheng Luo and Chunlin Long Tags: Research Source Type: research

Consumption patterns of wild edibles by the Vasavas: a case study from Gujarat, India
Wild edibles continue to be a significant contributor to the global food basket in much of the developing world. A consensus has now been formed that information on wild edibles is an important part of ethnobo... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sonali Hasmukh Chauhan, Santosh Yadav, Taro Takahashi, Łukasz Łuczaj, Lancelot D’Cruz and Kensuke Okada Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation
Indigenous and local knowledge systems are characterised by a ‘knowledge-practice-belief’ complex that plays a critical role for biodiversity management and conservation on indigenous lands. However, few studi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 23, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Natasha Louise Constant and Milingoni Peter Tshisikhawe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnomedicinal applications of animal species by the local communities of Punjab, Pakistan
Different species of animals are being utilized in traditional therapies by various cultures for a long time and such uses still exist in folk medicine. The present study aimed to document animal-based traditi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 15, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Muhammad Altaf, Muhammad Umair, Abdul Rauf Abbasi, Noor Muhammad and Arshad Mehmood Abbasi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hunters and hunting across indigenous and colonist communities at the forest-agriculture interface: an ethnozoological study from the Peruvian Amazon
Wildlife has been traditionally used by forest communities as a source of protein, and the Peruvian Amazon is no exception. The articulation of colonist and indigenous communities to urban centers and markets ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wendy Francesconi, Vincent Bax, Genowefa Blundo-Canto, Simon Willcock, Sandra Cuadros, Martha Vanegas, Marcela Quintero and Carlos A. Torres-Vitolas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Beetles, ants, wasps, or flies? An ethnobiological study of edible insects among the Awaj ún Amerindians in Amazonas, Peru
This study documents edible... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 9, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rub én Casas Reátegui, Lukas Pawera, Pablo Pedro Villegas Panduro and Zbynek Polesny Tags: Research Source Type: research

Folk taxonomy and traditional uses of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) landraces by the sociolinguistic groups in the central region of the Republic of Benin
Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is an important grain legume crop grown in the central region of the Republic of Benin. However, its production declined in recent years to the extent that its diversity is bei... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 31, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Laura Estelle Y êyinou Loko, Joelle Toffa, Arlette Adjatin, Ahouélété Joel Akpo, Azize Orobiyi and Alexandre Dansi Tags: Research Source Type: research

First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of U íge, northern Angola
Angola suffered a long-lasting military conflict. Therefore, traditional knowledge of plant usage is still an important part of cultural heritage, especially concerning the still very poor health care system i... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 25, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Thea Lautenschl äger, Mawunu Monizi, Macuntima Pedro, José Lau Mandombe, Makaya Futuro Bránquima, Christin Heinze and Christoph Neinhuis Tags: Research Source Type: research

Local botanical knowledge of native food plants in the semiarid region of Brazil
This study aimed to investigate the local botanical knowledge of native food plants in three rural communities, located in the semiarid region of Para íba State, Brazil, verifying possibilities of differences o... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ernane N. Nunes, Natan M. Guerra, Edna Ar évalo-Marín, Carlos Antônio B. Alves, Viviany T. do Nascimento, Denise D. da Cruz, Ana H. Ladio, Silvanda de M. Silva, Rodrigo S. de Oliveira and Reinaldo F. P. de Lucena Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge about plant, animal, and mineral-based remedies to treat cattle, pigs, horses, and other domestic animals in the Mediterranean island of Sardinia
Mediterranean farmers traditionally utilized plants, animals, and minerals sourced locally to treat their animals. Research is needed to understand at what extent such knowledge of domestic animal care still s... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Simonetta Bullitta, Giovanni Antonio Re, Maria Domenica Iole Manunta and Giovanna Piluzza Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge of wild edible plants with special emphasis on medicinal uses in Southern Shan State, Myanmar
Myanmar is one of the hotspots of biodiversity and is a rapidly developing country. Performing floristic research in Myanmar is an urgent issue, and ethnobotanical studies of wild edible plants (WEPs) will pro... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Thant Shin, Kazumi Fujikawa, Aung Zaw Moe and Hiroshi Uchiyama Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa
Limpopo province, South Africa, has a rich plant diversity and is referred to as one of the hotspots areas within the country. The aim of the current work was to identify and document medicinal plant species u... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 13, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Nkoana Ishmael Mongalo and Tshepiso Jan Makhafola Tags: Research Source Type: research

Do emotions influence the motivations and preferences of keepers of stingless bees?
According to the biophilia hypothesis, an emotional affiliation with nature has been inherited during human biocultural evolution. Research on beekeeping can contribute to the scientific understanding of the i... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 13, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Roberta Monique Am âncio Carvalho, Celso Feitosa Martins, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves and Ângelo Giuseppe Chaves Alves Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sustainability issues of commercial non-timber forest product extraction in West Suriname
Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) have been traded for millennia by indigenous communities. Current increased demands driven by globalisation, however, put more pressure on local harvesters and their surround... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 28, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tim van den Boog, Janette Bulkan, James Tansey and Tinde R. van Andel Tags: Research Source Type: research

A study on food-medicine continuum among the non-institutionally trained siddha practitioners of Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu, India
Medicinal properties of the food species are one of the poorly documented and important areas of ethnopharmacology. The present survey quantitatively documented the medicinal foods prescribed by the non-instit... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 28, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: S. Esakkimuthu, S. Sylvester Darvin, S. Mutheeswaran, M. Gabriel Paulraj, P. Pandikumar, S. Ignacimuthu and N. A. Al-Dhabi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Astonishing diversity —the medicinal plant markets of Bogotá, Colombia
Despite the importance of local markets as a source of medicinal plants in Colombia, comparatively little comparative research reports on the pharmacopoeiae sold. This stands in contrast to wealth of available... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rainer W. Bussmann, Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana, Carolina Romero and Robbie E. Hart Tags: Research Source Type: research

An ethnobotanical survey of edible fungi in Chuxiong City, Yunnan, China
Chuxiong, known as “the City of Fungi,” is rich in fungal resources and traditional knowledge related to fungal biodiversity. The local environment is an excellent habitat for a wide variety of edible fungi. I... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 15, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dongyang Liu, Hong Cheng, Rainer W. Bussmann, Zhiyong Guo, Bo Liu and Chunlin Long Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cross-cultural comparison of plant use knowledge in Baitadi and Darchula districts, Nepal Himalaya
This study seeks to better understand the human-nature interface and to measure the variability of plant use knowledge among cultures, through inter- and intracultural analyses. We compared plant collection, u... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 11, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ripu M. Kunwar, Maria Fadiman, Mary Cameron, Rainer W. Bussmann, Khum B. Thapa-Magar, Bhagawat Rimal and Prabhat Sapkota Tags: Research Source Type: research

Understanding the motivations for keeping wild birds in the semi-arid region of Brazil
Birds are kept as pets around the world, and bird-keeping is an ancient and widespread practice, constituting one of the main reasons for the decline of some species. In the semi-arid region of Brazil, this pr... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 11, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wallisson Sylas Luna de Oliveira, S érgio de Faria Lopes and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves Tags: Research Source Type: research

The ethnobotanical domain of the Swat Valley, Pakistan
This study contributes to the current ethnomedicinal knowledge of the Swat Valley, Pakistan. District Swat possesses remarkable biodiversity owing to its varied topographical and climatic conditions, prompting... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 8, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kishwar Ali, Nasrullah Khan, Inayat-Ur Rahman, Waqar Khan, Murad Ali, Nisar Uddin and Mohammad Nisar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ch ’ol nomenclature for soil classification in the ejido Oxolotán, Tacotalpa, Tabasco, México
The traditional ecological knowledge of land of the Ch ’ol originary people from southeast Mexico forms part of their cultural identity; it is local and holistic and implies an integrated physical and spiritual... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 30, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rufo S ánchez-Hernández, Lucero Méndez-De la Cruz, David J. Palma-López and Francisco Bautista-Zuñiga Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnozoological study of traditional medicinal appreciation of animals and their products among the indigenous people of Metema Woreda, North-Western Ethiopia
This study was designed to undertake a ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 23, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fasil Adugna Kendie, Sileshi Andualem Mekuriaw and Melkamu Andargie Dagnew Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge and cultural importance of Borassus aethiopum Mart. in Benin: interacting effects of socio-demographic attributes and multi-scale abundance
Eliciting factors affecting distribution of traditional knowledge (TK) and cultural importance of plant resources is central in ethnobiology. Socio-demographic attributes and ecological apparency hypothesis (E... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 15, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kolawol é Valère Salako, Francisco Moreira, Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Frédéric Tovissodé, Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo and Romain Lucas Glèlè Kakaï Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical survey of plants used as repellents against housefly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) in Budondo Subcounty, Jinja District, Uganda
The housefly, Musca domestica L., is a major public health and domestic pest that spoils food and causes irritation and is a vector of many infectious disease pathogens of medical and veterinary importance. Curre... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kalori Baana, Harriet Angwech and Geoffrey Maxwell Malinga Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotany of the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy-G üicán: climate change and conservation strategies in the Colombian Andes
The Sierra Nevada del Cocuy-G üicán in the Colombian Andes is protected as a National Natural Park since 1977 because of its fragile páramo ecosystems, extraordinary biodiversity, high plant endemism, and function... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 5, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mireia Alc ántara Rodríguez, Andrea Angueyra, Antoine M. Cleef and Tinde Van Andel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sociodemographic differences in the cultural significance of edible and toxic mushrooms among Tsotsil towns in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico
Mushrooms are important forest resources, mostly as food, despite the serious health threat posed by toxic species. In the Highlands of Chiapas, numerous wild mushroom intoxications have been registered. While... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 3, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Felipe Ruan-Soto Tags: Research Source Type: research