Medicinal plants used by inhabitants of the Shigar Valley, Baltistan region  of Karakorum range-Pakistan
The inhabitants of mountainous terrains depend on folk therapies to treat various ailments; however lack of plant based research and geographical constraints set the traditional knowledge in jeopardy. Present ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zaheer Abbas, Shujaul Mulk Khan, Jan Alam, Sher Wali Khan and Arshad Mehmood Abbasi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sharing fishers ´ ethnoecological knowledge of the European pilchard (Sardina pilchardus) in the westernmost fishing community in Europe
With the present difficulties in the conservation of sardines in the North Atlantic, it is important to investigate the local ecological knowledge (LEK) of fishermen about the biology and ecology of these fish... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 14, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Heitor de Oliveira Braga, Miguel Ângelo Pardal and Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro Tags: Research Source Type: research

More fishers and fewer martens due to cumulative effects of forest management and climate change as evidenced from local knowledge
Monitoring of fur-bearing species populations is relatively rare due to their low densities. In addition to catch data, trappers ’ experience provides information on the ecology and status of the harvested spec... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Pauline Suffice, Hugo Asselin, Louis Imbeau, Marianne Cheveau and Pierre Drapeau Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical survey of wild food plants traditionally collected and consumed in the Middle Agri Valley (Basilicata region, southern Italy)
This research was carried out in a scarcely populated area of the Middle Agri Valley (Basilicata region, southern Italy). The aim of the study was to record local knowledge on the traditional uses of wild food... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 6, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sabrina Sansanelli, Maura Ferri, Mirko Salinitro and Annalisa Tassoni Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnomedicinal plants used by local inhabitants of Jakholi block, Rudraprayag district, western Himalaya, India
Ethnomedicinal knowledge of the Indian Himalayas is very interesting because of the wide range of medicinal plants used in traditional medical practice. However, there is a danger of knowledge being lost becau... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ankit Singh, Mohan C. Nautiyal, Ripu M. Kunwar and Rainer W. Bussmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Medicinal and commercial uses of ostrich products in Tanzania
Traditional communities have been utilizing animal products for numerous purposes and have for a long time contributed to the accumulation of world knowledge. Local people in Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa, ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Flora Magige and Eivin R øskaft Tags: Research Source Type: research

The therapeutic use of the dog in Spain: a review from a historical and cross-cultural perspective of a change in the human-dog relationship
In Spain, studies about traditional knowledge related to biodiversity have focused on vascular plants. For this reason, our review concentrates on the identification and inventory of zootherapeutic resources, ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jos é Ramón Vallejo, Dídac Santos-Fita and José Antonio González Tags: Review Source Type: research

Habits and customs of crab catchers in southern Bahia, Brazil
This study identifies different... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ang élica M. S. Firmo, Mônica M. P. Tognella, Gabrielle D. Tenório, Raynner R. D. Barboza and Rômulo R. N. Alves Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa
Traditional ecological knowledge among indigenous communities plays an important role in retaining cultural identity and achieving sustainable natural resource management. Hundreds of millions of people mostly... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Alfred Maroyi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patient-centered boundary mechanisms to foster intercultural partnerships in health care: a case study in Guatemala
Up to one half of the population in Africa, Asia and Latin America has little access to high-quality biomedical services and relies on traditional health systems. Medical pluralism is thus in many developing c... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Martin Hitziger, M ónica Berger Gonzalez, Eduardo Gharzouzi, Daniela Ochaíta Santizo, Regina Solis Miranda, Andrea Isabel Aguilar Ferro, Ana Vides-Porras, Michael Heinrich, Peter Edwards and Pius Krütli Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rare tradition of the folk medicinal use of Aconitum spp. is kept alive in Sol čavsko, Slovenia
Aconitum species are poisonous plants that have been used in Western medicine for centuries. In the nineteenth century, these plants were part of official and folk medicine in the Slov... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Marija Pov šnar, Gordana Koželj, Samo Kreft and Mateja Lumpert Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cognition, culture and utility: plant classification by Paraguayan immigrant farmers in Misiones, Argentina
This study was conducted in three rural communities of small farmers of Paraguayan origin living in the province of Misiones, Argentina. These Criollos (Mestizos) hail chiefly from departments located in the east... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Monika Kujawska, N. David Jim énez-Escobar, Justin M. Nolan and Daniel Arias-Mutis Source Type: research

Ethnomedicinal and cultural practices of mammals and birds in the vicinity of river Chenab, Punjab-Pakistan
Although, use of animal species in disease treatment and culture practices is as ancient as that of plant species; however ethnomedicinal uses and cultural values of animal species have rarely been reported. P... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 12, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Muhammad Altaf, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Umair, Khalid Javed Iqbal, Zahid Rasheed and Arshad Mehmood Abbasi Source Type: research

An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia
The Afar people inhabit the sub-arid and arid part of Ethiopia. Recurrent drought and invasive encroaching plants are taking out plants that have cultural importance, and threaten the biodiversity and the asso... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tilahun Teklehaymanot Source Type: research

Plants as highly diverse sources of construction wood, handicrafts and fibre in the Heihe valley (Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi, China): the importance of minor forest products
Chinese rural communities living among species-rich forests have little documentation on species used to make handicrafts and construction materials originating from the surrounding vegetation. Our research ai... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 30, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jin Kang, Yongxiang Kang, Jing Feng, Mengying Liu, Xiaolian Ji, Dengwu Li, Kinga Stawarczyk and Łukasz Łuczaj Source Type: research

Ethnozoological study of animals based medicine used by traditional healers and indigenous inhabitants in the adjoining areas of Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India
India has an immense faunal, floral, as well as cultural diversity with many ethnic communities who are primarily dependent on the traditional medicinal system for their primary health care. Documentation and ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 30, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Manash Pratim Borah and Surya Bali Prasad Source Type: research

Utilization and farmers ’ knowledge on pigeonpea diversity in Benin, West Africa
Understanding factors driving farmers ’ uses of crop genetic resources is a key component not only to design appropriate conservation strategies but also to promote sustainable production. However, in Benin, li... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 20, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mathieu Anatole Tele Ayenan, Agyemang Danquah, L éonard Essehou Ahoton and Kwadwo Ofori Source Type: research

Truffle renaissance in Poland – history, present and prospects
The use of truffles in Poland has a long tradition, yet due to some historical aspects, this knowledge was lost. Currently, truffles and truffle orchards are again receiving attention, and thanks to, e.g., his... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 15, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Aleksandra Rosa-Gruszecka, Dorota Hilszcza ńska, Wojciech Gil and Bogusław Kosel Source Type: research

The use of birds as pets in Mexico
The use of birds as pets has been a historical tradition in Mexico since prehispanic times. It has survived through bird traders, called pajareros, which is a local name given to the trade (derived from p ájaro, t... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Blanca Rold án-Clarà, Víctor M. Toledo and Ileana Espejel Source Type: research

Semiarid ethnoagroforestry management: Tajos in the Sierra Gorda, Guanajuato, Mexico
The semi-arid environments harbor nearly 40% of biodiversity, and half of indigenous cultures of Mexico. Thousands of communities settled in these areas depend on agriculture and using wild biodiversity for th... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 12, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Vincent M. Hoogesteger van Dijk, Alejandro Casas and Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used as insects repellents in six malaria endemic localities of Cameroon
The combined efforts to combat outdoor/indoor transmission of malaria parasites are hampered by the emerging vector resistance in a wide variety of malaria-endemic settings of Africa and the rest of the world,... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Roger Ducos Fokouo Youmsi, Patrick Val ère Tsouh Fokou, Elisabeth Zeuko’o Menkem, Issakou Bakarnga-Via, Rodrigue Keumoe, Victor Nana and Fabrice Fekam Boyom Source Type: research

The socioeconomic context of the use of Euterpe precatoria Mart. and E. oleracea Mart. in Bolivia and Peru
Traditional knowledge (TK) has enabled communities to adapt to changes in life conditions over centuries. However, this local context is being dramatically affected by recent changes through globalization and ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 2, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Narel Paniagua-Zambrana, Rainer W. Bussmann and Manuel J. Mac ía Source Type: research

Using Ellenberg-Pignatti values to estimate habitat preferences of wild food and medicinal plants: an example from northeastern Istria (Croatia)
The paper presents the first ethnobotanical application of Ellenberg indicator values, which are widely used in European plant ecology. The aim of the study was to find out if Ellenberg values (indicating habi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 2, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ivana Vitasovi ć Kosić, Josip Juračak and Łukasz Łuczaj Source Type: research

The use of Local Ecological Knowledge as a complementary approach to understand the temporal and spatial patterns of fishery resources distribution
Acquiring fast and accurate information on ecological patterns of fishery resources is a basic first step for their management. However, some countries may lack the technical and/or the financial means to unde... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mauro Sergio Pinheiro LIMA, Jorge Eduardo LINS OLIVEIRA, Marcelo Francisco de N ÓBREGA and Priscila Fabiana Macedo LOPES Source Type: research

Food beliefs and practices among the Kalenjin pregnant women in rural Uasin Gishu County, Kenya
This study aimed to understand the pregnancy food beliefs a... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Roselyter Monchari Riang ’a, Jacqueline Broerse and Anne Kisaka Nangulu Source Type: research

Agrobiodiversity and in situ conservation in ethnic minority communities of Xishuangbanna in Yunnan Province, Southwest China
Xishuangbanna of Yunnan Province, southwest of China belongs to a global biodiversity and cultural hotspot. Agrobiodiversity plays an essential role in local livelihoods and traditional culture in the region. ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 15, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shicai Shen, Gaofeng Xu, Diyu Li, David Roy Clements, Fudou Zhang, Guimei Jin, Jianyong Wu, Pingfang Wei, Song Lin and Dayuan Xue Source Type: research

An ethnopharmacological evaluation of Navapind and Shahpur Virkanin district Sheikupura, Pakistan for their herbal medicines
The chief aim of this study was to enlist the ethnobotanical uses of wild plants in district Sheikhupura, province Punjab, Pakistan. Due to extreme geographical and climatic conditions, Pakistan has a great fl... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Maria Zahoor, Zubaida Yousaf, Tahreem Aqsa, Manahil Haroon, Nadia Saleh, Arusa Aftab, Sadia Javed, Mouzma Qadeer and Habiba Ramazan Source Type: research

Evaluating fishermen ’s conservation attitudes and local ecological knowledge of the European sardine (Sardina pilchardus), Peniche, Portugal
European sardines are an important fishing resource in the North Atlantic. Recognized for its great commercial and economic value in southern Europe, this resource currently has low stock indices. From this pe... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Heitor O. Braga, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Henrique M. F. Oliveira and Miguel A. Pardal Source Type: research

Erratum to: Traditional use and management of NTFPs in Kangchenjunga Landscape: implications for conservation and livelihoods
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Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yadav Uprety, Ram C. Poudel, Janita Gurung, Nakul Chettri and Ram P. Chaudhary Source Type: research

Evaluating fishermen ’s conservation attitudes and local ecological knowledge of the European sardine (Sardina pilchardus), Peniche, Portugal
European sardines are an important fishing resource in the North Atlantic. Recognized for its great commercial and economic value in southern Europe, this resource currently has low stock indices. From this pe... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Heitor O. Braga, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Henrique M. F. Oliveira and Miguel A. Pardal Source Type: research

Erratum to: Traditional use and management of NTFPs in Kangchenjunga Landscape: implications for conservation and livelihoods
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Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yadav Uprety, Ram C. Poudel, Janita Gurung, Nakul Chettri and Ram P. Chaudhary Source Type: research

Prioritizing fodder species based on traditional knowledge: a case study of mithun (Bos frontalis) in Dulongjiang area, Yunnan Province, Southwest China
Livestock rearing is one of the oldest and most important types of smallholder farming worldwide. The sustainability of livestock production depends on the efficient utilization of locally available resources.... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yanfei Geng, Guoxiong Hu, Sailesh Ranjitkar, Yuhua Wang, Dengpan Bu, Shengji Pei, Xiaokun Ou, Yang Lu, Xuelan Ma and Jianchu Xu Source Type: research

The determinants of dietary diversity and nutrition: ethnonutrition knowledge of local people in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania
Diet and nutrition-related behaviours are embedded in cultural and environmental contexts: adoption of new knowledge depends on how easily it can be integrated into existing knowledge systems. As dietary diver... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 27, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bronwen Powell, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Sera L. Young and Timothy Johns Source Type: research

Erratum to: Riverine fishers ’ knowledge of extreme climatic events in the Brazilian Amazonia
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Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ana Isabel Camacho Guerreiro, Richard J. Ladle and Vandick da Silva Batista Source Type: research

Integrating ethnobiological knowledge into biodiversity conservation in the Eastern Himalayas
Biocultural knowledge provides valuable insight into ecological processes, and can guide conservation practitioners in local contexts. In many regions, however, such knowledge is underutilized due to its often... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 29, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Alexander R. O ’Neill, Hemant K. Badola, Pitamber P. Dhyani and Santosh K. Rana Source Type: research

Fischer ’s Plants in folk beliefs and customs: a previously unknown contribution to the ethnobotany of the Polish-Lithuanian-Belarusian borderland
Historical ethnobotanical studies are useful starting points for further diachronic analysis. The aim of this contribution is to present archival data from the Polish-Lithuanian-Belarusian borderland, which we... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Monika Kujawska, Piotr Klepacki and Łukasz Łuczaj Source Type: research

“Horchata” drink in Southern Ecuador: medicinal plants and people’s wellbeing
The “horchata” is a herbal mixture infusion consumed in Southern Ecuador. It remains unknown how vendors group the plant species to sell them at traditional markets. This research documented the following: 1) ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 9, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Montserrat Rios, Fani Tinitana, Pablo Jarr ín-V, Natalia Donoso and Juan Carlos Romero-Benavides Source Type: research

The most used medicinal plants by communities in Mahaboboka, Amboronabo, Mikoboka, Southwestern Madagascar
This paper reports a study undertaken in three remote communities (Mahaboboka, Amboronabo, Mikoboka), located in Sakaraha, Southwestern Madagascar. Not only villages are far away from sanitary infrastructures ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 9, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tabita N. Randrianarivony, Aro Vonjy Ramarosandratana, Tefy H. Andriamihajarivo, Fortunat Rakotoarivony, Vololoniaina H. Jeannoda, Armand Randrianasolo and Rainer W. Bussmann Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge on wild and cultivated plants in the Kilombero Valley (Morogoro Region, Tanzania)
This research was performed in four villages adjacent the boundary of Udzungwa Mountains National Park in the Kilombero River plain of Tanzania. The area adjacent the villages is characterized by self-consumpt... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 9, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mirko Salinitro, Renzo Vicentini, Costantino Bonomi and Annalisa Tassoni Source Type: research

Folk use of medicinal plants in Karst and Gorjanci, Slovenia
Information on the use of medicinal plants in Karst and Gorjanci is not available in the literature, but collection of plants is still an important and widespread practice in these regions. Karst and Gorjanci ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mateja Lumpert and Samo Kreft Source Type: research

Indigenous knowledge and use of lichens by the lichenophilic communities of the Nepal Himalaya
The aim of the study was to document the prevailing indigenous knowledge and various uses of lichens among the lichenophilic communities in the hills and mountainous settlements of Nepal. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shiva Devkota, Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Silke Werth and Christoph Scheidegger Source Type: research

An ethnographic study of salt use and humoral concepts in a Latino farm worker community in California ’s Central Valley
This article reports on the use of domestic or table salt for its perceived health effects and healing properties in a Latino farmworker community. It explores how contemporary salt usage beliefs can be seen t... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Judith C. Barker, Claudia Guerra, M. Judy Gonzalez-Vargas and Kristin S. Hoeft Source Type: research

Nested Houses: Domestication dynamics of human –wasp relations in contemporary rural Japan
Domestication is an important and contested concept. Insects are used as food worldwide, and while some have been described as domesticated and even ‘semi-domesticated’, the assumptions and implications of thi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Charlotte L. R. Payne and Joshua D. Evans Source Type: research

The role of Nucularia perrinii Batt. (Chenopodiaceae) in the camel-based Sahrawi social-ecological system
Pastoral social-ecological systems (SESs) are adaptive and complex systems rooted in the extensive exploitation of forage plants for livestock-based livelihoods and culture. There are species and relations tha... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gabriele Volpato and Antonello Di Nardo Source Type: research

Multi-functionality of the few: current and past uses of wild plants for food and healing in Liuba ń region, Belarus
This study examined the use of wild plants in the food, medicinal and veterinary areas within a small territory limited to one village council in the Liuba ń district of Belarus. The objectives of the research ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Renata S õukand, Yanina Hrynevich, Iryna Vasilyeva, Julia Prakofjewa, Yuriy Vnukovich, Jury Paciupa, Aliaksei Hlushko, Yana Knureva, Yulia Litvinava, Siarhei Vyskvarka, Hanna Silivonchyk, Alena Paulava, Mare Kõiva and Raivo Kalle Source Type: research

Therapeutic arthropods and other, largely terrestrial, folk-medicinally important invertebrates: a comparative survey and review
Traditional healing methods involving hundreds of insect and other invertebrate species are reviewed. Some of the uses are based on the tenet of “similia similibus” (let likes be cured by likes), but not all non-... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: V. Benno Meyer-Rochow Source Type: research

Cultural significance of termites in sub-Saharan Africa
The number of termite species in the world is more than 2500, and Africa with more than 1000 species has the richest intercontinental diversity. The family Termitidae contains builders of great mounds up to 5  ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 26, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Arnold van Huis Source Type: research