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

Knowledge, attitudes and practices in tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) use and conservation in Eastern Uganda
Tamarindus indica L. is one of the indigenous fruit tree species that traditionally contributes to food security and ecosystem stability in sub-Saharan Africa. We hypothesized that the... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Esther Ebifa-Othieno, Antony Mugisha, Philip Nyeko and John David Kabasa Source Type: research

Medical pluralism and livestock health: ethnomedical and biomedical veterinary knowledge among East African agropastoralists
Human and animal health are deeply intertwined in livestock dependent areas. Livestock health contributes to food security and can influence human health through the transmission of zoonotic diseases. In low-i... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mark A. Caudell, Marsha B. Quinlan, Robert J. Quinlan and Douglas R. Call Source Type: research

Traditional use and perception of snakes by the Nahuas from Cuetzalan del Progreso, Puebla, Mexico
Indigenous cultures are the result of their adaptation to the natural surroundings, in such a way that, amongst their main features is a set of knowledge, technologies and strategies for the appropriation of n... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Romina Garc ía-López, Alejandro Villegas, Noé Pacheco-Coronel and Graciela Gómez-Álvarez Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes and practices in tamarind (Tamarindus indica L) use and conservation in Eastern Uganda
Tamarindus indica L is one of the indigenous fruit tree species that traditionally contributes to food security and ecosystem stability in sub-Saharan Africa. We hypothesized that the ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Esther Ebifa-Othieno, Antony Mugisha, Philip Nyeko and John David Kabasa Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical knowledge acquisition during daily chores: the firewood collection of pastoral Maasai girls in Southern Kenya
Researchers considering children ’s traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) highlighted the importance of examining children’s daily activities as empirical contexts for its acquisition. Many of them evaluated c... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xiaojie Tian Source Type: research

A quiet harvest: linkage between ritual, seed selection and the historical use of the finger-bladed knife as a traditional plant breeding tool in Ifugao, Philippines
The transverse harvest knife, also commonly called the finger or finger-bladed knife, has been utilized by rice farmers in southeast Asia for many centuries. The finger knife persisted in many traditional cult... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kevin M. Murphy Source Type: research

Treating infants with frigg: linking disease aetiologies, medicinal plant use and care-seeking behaviour in southern Morocco
Although most Moroccans rely to some extent on traditional medicine, the practice of frigg to treat paediatric ailments by elderly women traditional healers known as ferraggat, has not yet been documented. We des... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Irene Teixidor-Toneu, Gary J. Martin, Rajindra K. Puri, Ahmed Ouhammou and Julie A. Hawkins Source Type: research

Swiss ethnoveterinary knowledge on medicinal plants – a within-country comparison of Italian speaking regions with north-western German speaking regions
Ethnoveterinary knowledge in Europe may play an important role as a basis for sustainable treatment options for livestock. Aims of our study were (a) to compare the ethnoveterinary practices of two culturally ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Maria Mayer, Mirjam Zbinden, Christan R. Vogl, Silvia Ivemeyer, Beat Meier, Michele Amorena, Ariane Maeschli, Matthias Hamburger and Michael Walkenhorst Source Type: research

Traditional Mapuche ecological knowledge in Patagonia, Argentina: fishes and other living beings inhabiting continental waters, as a reflection of processes of change
Understanding how people interpret environmental change and develop practices in response to such change is essential to comprehend human resource use. In the cosmology of the American indigenous peoples, as a... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 7, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Juana Aigo and Ana Ladio Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical survey of cosmetic plants used in Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia)
Cosmetic plants and their uses have often been neglected in ethnobotanical surveys which focus mainly on plants with medicinal or food uses. Thus, this survey was carried out to specifically investigate cosmet... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: X énia Jost, Jean-Luc Ansel, Gaël Lecellier, Phila Raharivelomanana and Jean-François Butaud Source Type: research

Ethnoagroforestry: integration of biocultural diversity for food sovereignty in Mexico
Documenting the spectrum of ecosystem management, the roles of forestry and agricultural biodiversity, TEK, and human culture for food sovereignty, are all priority challenges for contemporary science and soci... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 23, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Alejandro Casas, Alexis Daniela Rivero-Romero, Yessica Ang élica Romero-Bautista, Selene Rangel-Landa, Roberto Alexander Fisher-Ortíz, Fernando Alvarado-Ramos, Mariana Vallejo-Ramos and Dídac Santos-Fita Source Type: research

Ethno-medicinal survey of important plants practiced by indigenous community at Ladha subdivision, South Waziristan agency, Pakistan
Medicinal flora plays a vital role in treating various types of ailments in living beings. The present study was planned to investigate and document systematically the indigenous knowledge in a scientifically ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 15, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Muhammad Adnan, Amir Hasan Khan, Atiq Ur Rehman, Rahmatullah Jan and Jafar Khan Source Type: research

Seahorses in focus: local ecological knowledge of seahorse-watching operators in a tropical estuary
Seahorses are endangered teleost fishes under increasing human pressures worldwide. In Brazil, marine conservationists and policy-makers are thus often skeptical about the viability of sustainable human-seahor... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 8, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Maria L. F. Ternes, Leopoldo C. Gerhardinger and Alexandre Schiavetti Source Type: research

Influence of ethnic traditional cultures on genetic diversity of rice landraces under on-farm conservation in southwest China
Crop genetic resources are important components of biodiversity. However, with the large-scale promotion of mono-cropping, genetic diversity has largely been lost. Ex-situ conservation approaches were widely used... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 27, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yanjie Wang, Yanli Wang, Xiaodong Sun, Zhuoma Caiji, Jingbiao Yang, Di Cui, Guilan Cao, Xiaoding Ma, Bing Han, Dayuan Xue and Longzhi Han Source Type: research

Riverine fishers ’ knowledge of extreme climatic events in the Brazilian Amazonia
Climate change is altering climate patterns, mainly increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme events with potentially serious impacts on natural resources and the people that use them. Adapting to such... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 26, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ana Isabel Camacho Guerreiro, Richard J. Ladle and Vandick da Silva Batista Source Type: research

Wild food plants and minor crops in the Ripoll ès district (Catalonia, Iberian Peninsula): potentialities for developing a local production, consumption and exchange program
Wild food plants (WFP) have always been consumed by humans, first as the main basis of their food and, since the origins of agriculture, as ingredients of normal diets or as an alternative during situations of... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Montse Rigat, Airy Gras, Ugo D ’Ambrosio, Teresa Garnatje, Montse Parada and Joan Vallès Source Type: research

A comparison of traditional plant knowledge between students and herders in northern Kenya
The Samburu region of northern Kenya is undergoing significant change, driven by factors including greater value on formal education, improvements in infrastructure and development, a shift from community to p... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 13, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Brett L. Bruyere, Jonathan Trimarco and Saruni Lemungesi Source Type: research

Folk knowledge of invertebrates in Central Europe - folk taxonomy, nomenclature, medicinal and other uses, folklore, and nature conservation
There is scarce information about European folk knowledge of wild invertebrate fauna. We have documented such folk knowledge in three regions, in Romania, Slovakia and Croatia. We provide a list of folk taxa, ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 11, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Viktor Ulicsni, Ingvar Svanberg and Zsolt Moln ár Source Type: research

Children as ethnobotanists: methods and local impact of a participatory research project with children on wild plant gathering in the Grosses Walsertal Biosphere Reserve, Austria
Ethically sound research in applied ethnobiology should benefit local communities by giving them full access to research processes and results. Participatory research may ensure such access, but there has been... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 10, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Susanne Grasser, Christoph Schunko and Christian R. Vogl Source Type: research

Wild and native plants and mushrooms sold in the open-air markets of south-eastern Poland
The study of plants and fungi sold in open-air markets is an important part of ethnobotanical enquiry. Only few such studies were carried out in Europe. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 7, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Renata Kasper-Pakosz, Marcin Pietras and Łukasz Łuczaj Source Type: research

Health seeking behavior and use of medicinal plants among the Hamer ethnic group, South Omo zone, southwestern Ethiopia
Health seeking behavior of people around the globe is affected by different socio-cultural and economic factors. In Ethiopia, people living in rural areas in particular, are noted for their use of medicinal pl... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 6, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Biniam Paulos, Teferi Gedif Fenta, Daniel Bisrat and Kaleab Asres Source Type: research

A comparative ethnobotany of Khevsureti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Tusheti, Svaneti, and Racha-Lechkhumi, Republic of Georgia (Sakartvelo), Caucasus
The Republic of Georgia (Sakartvelo in Georgian language) is part of the Caucasus biodiversity hotspot, and human agricultural plant use dates bat at least 6000  years. However, little ethnobiological research ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 21, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rainer W. Bussmann, Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana, Shalva Sikharulidze, Zaal Kikvidze, David Kikodze, David Tchelidze, Manana Khutsishvili, Ketevan Batsatsashvili and Robbie E. Hart Source Type: research

Plants from disturbed savannah vegetation and their usage by Bakongo tribes in U íge, Northern Angola
This study represents the first in-depth ethnobotanical study in the province of U íge in northern Angola and documents the traditional knowledge of the Bakongo people living in the area. Due to deforestation a... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Anne G öhre, Álvaro Bruno Toto-Nienguesse, Macaia Futuro, Christoph Neinhuis and Thea Lautenschläger Source Type: research