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

Fauna used by rural communities surrounding the protected area of Chapada do Araripe, Brazil
This study aimed to register the animal species known by ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 19, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kallyne Machado Bonif ácio, Alexandre Schiavetti and Eliza Maria Xavier Freire Source Type: research

Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare
The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been undertaken investigating farme... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 12, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Christian R. Vogl, Brigitte Vogl-Lukasser and Michael Walkenhorst Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical study of traditional edible plants used by the Naxi people during droughts
Since 2009, millions of people have been forced to live under food shortage by the continuous drought in Southwestern China. The market was the primary source of aid grains, and fears that the market will be u... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 12, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lingling Zhang, Zhenzhen Chai, Yu Zhang, Yanfei Geng and Yuahua Wang Source Type: research

Ethnobotany of the Balti community, Tormik valley, Karakorum range, Baltistan, Pakistan
Limited health facilities and malnutrition are major problems in the Karakorum Range of Northern Pakistan, often resulting in various human disorders. Since centuries, however, local communities in these areas... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 9, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zaheer Abbas, Shujaul Mulk Khan, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Andrea Pieroni, Zahid Ullah, Muhammad Iqbal and Zeeshan Ahmad Source Type: research

Fern rhizomes as fodder in Norway
Although ferns are often known under collective names in Norway, e.g. blom, a substantial number of vernacular names for individual fern species are known, in particular for useful or poisonous taxa. In the past,... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 6, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Torbj ørn Alm Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge and use of wild mushrooms by Mixtecs or Ñuu savi, the people of the rain, from Southeastern Mexico
Mexico is an important global reservoir of biological and cultural richness and traditional knowledge of wild mushrooms. However, there is a high risk of loss of this knowledge due to the erosion of traditiona... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 5, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Faustino Hern ández Santiago, Jesús Pérez Moreno, Beatriz Xoconostle Cázares, Juan José Almaraz Suárez, Enrique Ojeda Trejo, Gerardo Mata Montes de Oca and Irma Díaz Aguilar Source Type: research

Therapeutic and prophylactic uses of invertebrates in contemporary Spanish ethnoveterinary medicine
Zootherapeutic practices in ethnoveterinary medicine are important in many socio-cultural environments around the world, particularly in developing countries, and they have recently started to be inventoried a... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 5, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jos é Antonio González, Francisco Amich, Salvador Postigo-Mota and José Ramón Vallejo Source Type: research

Exploiting indigenous knowledge of subsistence farmers ’ for the management and conservation of Enset (Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman) (musaceae family) diversity on-farm
Enset (Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman) belongs to the order sctaminae, the family musaceae. The Musaceae family is subdivided into the genera Musa and Ensete. Enset is an important staple crop for about 20 m... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - September 1, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zerihun Yemataw, Kassahun Tesfaye, Awole Zeberga and Guy Blomme Source Type: research

Traditional climate knowledge: a case study in a peasant community of Tlaxcala, Mexico
Traditional climate knowledge is a comprehensive system of insights, experiences and practices used by peasant communities to deal with the uncertainties of climate conditions affecting their livelihood. This ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 18, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Alexis D. Rivero-Romero, Ana I. Moreno-Calles, Alejandro Casas, Alicia Castillo and Andr és Camou-Guerrero Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants in Burji District, Segan Area Zone of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR), Ethiopia
The objective of the study was to identify and do... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - August 2, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mersha Ashagre, Zemede Asfaw and Ensermu Kelbessa Source Type: research

TEK and biodiversity management in agroforestry systems of different socio-ecological contexts of the Tehuac án Valley
Transformation of natural ecosystems into intensive agriculture is a main factor causing biodiversity loss worldwide. Agroforestry systems (AFS) may maintain biodiversity, ecosystem benefits and human wellbein... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 22, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mariana Vallejo-Ramos, Ana I. Moreno-Calles and Alejandro Casas Source Type: research

Ixcatec ethnoecology: plant management and biocultural heritage in Oaxaca, Mexico
Studying motives of plant management allows understanding processes that originated agriculture and current forms of traditional technology innovation. Our work analyses the role of native plants in the Ixcate... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Selene Rangel-Landa, Alejandro Casas, Erandi Rivera-Lozoya, Ignacio Torres-Garc ía and Mariana Vallejo-Ramos Source Type: research

Medicinal plants sold at traditional markets in southern Ecuador
The traditional markets in southern Ecuador and within the Andean region are especially important for plant resource trading among local people, even since before Spanish colonization; therefore, ethnobotanica... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - July 5, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fani Tinitana, Montserrat Rios, Juan Carlos Romero-Benavides, Marcelino de la Cruz Rot and Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana Source Type: research

Medicinal plants of Dagala region in Bhutan: their diversity, distribution, uses and economic potential
The traditional g.so-ba-rig-pa hospitals in Bhutan uses more than 100 polyingredient medicines that are manufactured by the Menjong Sorig Pharmaceuticals (MSP). The MSP has been collecting medicinal plants from L... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 24, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Phurpa Wangchuk, Kuenga Namgay, Karma Gayleg and Yeshi Dorji Source Type: research

Traditional alcoholic beverages and their value in the local culture of the Alta Valle del Reno, a mountain borderland between Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna (Italy)
Traditional alcoholic beverages (TABs) have only received marginal attention from researchers and ethnobotanists so far, especially in Italy. This work is focused on plant-based TABs in the Alta Valle del Reno... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 22, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Teresa Egea, Maria Adele Signorini, Luca Ongaro, Diego Rivera, Concepción Obón de Castro and Piero Bruschi Source Type: research

Formal education, previous interaction and perception influence the attitudes of people toward the conservation of snakes in a large urban center of northeastern Brazil
The attitudes and perceptions of people toward animals are influenced by sociodemographic factors, such as formal education and gender, and by personal experience. Understanding these interactions is critical ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Luan Tavares Pinheiro, João Fabrício Mota Rodrigues and Diva Maria Borges-Nojosa Source Type: research

Engaging indigenous and academic knowledge on bees in the Amazon: implications for environmental management and transdisciplinary research
We present an exploratory an... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Simone Athayde, John Richard Stepp and Wemerson C. Ballester Source Type: research

The symbolic efficacy of medicinal plants: practices, knowledge, and religious beliefs amongst the Nalu healers of Guinea-Bissau
In attempting to understand how the use of medicinal plants is symbolically valued and transformed according to specific cosmologies, we gain valuable insight into the ethnopharmacologial practices, in terms o... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 17, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Amélia Frazão-Moreira Source Type: research

Beyond food and medicine, but necessary for life, too: other folk plant uses in several territories of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands
Ethnobotanical academic research, particularly in European industrialised countries, has been, and is, mostly focused on folk uses of food and medicinal plants. Nevertheless, other uses, as may well be suppose... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 17, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Airy Gras, Teresa Garnatje, M. Àngels Bonet, Esperança Carrió, Marina Mayans, Montse Parada, Montse Rigat and Joan Vallès Source Type: research

Public perceptions of snakes and snakebite management: implications for conservation and human health in southern Nepal
Venomous snakebite and its effects are a source of fear for people living in southern Nepal. As a result, people have developed a negative attitude towards snakes, which can lead to human-snake conflicts that ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 2, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Deb Prasad Pandey, Gita Subedi Pandey, Kamal Devkota and Matt Goode Source Type: research

Wild food plants and fungi used in the mycophilous Tibetan community of Zhagana (Tewo County, Gansu, China)
The aim of the study was to investigate knowledge and use of wild food plants and fungi in a highland valley in the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Region on the north-eastern edges of the Tibetan Plateau. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 1, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jin Kang, Yongxiang Kang, Xiaolian Ji, Quanping Guo, Guillaume Jacques, Marcin Pietras, Nasim Łuczaj, Dengwu Li and Łukasz Łuczaj Source Type: research

Fishers’ knowledge on the coast of Brazil
Although fishers’ knowledge has been recently considered into management programmes, there is still the need to establish a better understanding of fishers’ perceptions and cognition. Fishers can provide novel... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 1, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Alpina Begossi, Svetlana Salivonchyk, Priscila F. M. Lopes and Renato A. M. Silvano Source Type: research

Traditional use and management of NTFPs in Kangchenjunga Landscape: implications for conservation and livelihoods
Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs), an important provisioning ecosystem services, are recognized for their contribution in rural livelihoods and forest conservation. Effective management through sustainable ha... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 3, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yadav Uprety, Ram C. Poudel, Janita Gurung, Nakul Chettri and Ram P. Chaudhary Source Type: research

The changing ethnoecological cobweb of white truffle (Tuber magnatum Pico) gatherers in South Piedmont, NW Italy
Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK) related to truffles represents an under-investigated area of research in ethnobiology. Nevertheless, truffles, in a few southern European areas, and notably in South P... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 18, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Andrea Pieroni Source Type: research

The changing ethnoecologicalcobweb of white truffle (Tuber magnatum Pico) gatherers in South Piedmont, NW Italy
Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK) related to truffles represents an under-investigated area of research in ethnobiology. Nevertheless, truffles, in a few southern European areas, and notably in South P... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 18, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Andrea Pieroni Source Type: research

The changing ethnoecologicalcobweb of white truffle (Tuber mangnatum Pico) gatherers in South Piedmont, NW Italy
Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK) related to truffles represents an under-investigated area of research in ethnobiology. Nevertheless, truffles, in a few southern European areas, and notably in South P... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 18, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Andrea Pieroni Source Type: research

The changing ethnoecological cobweb of white truffle (Tuber mangnatum Pico) gatherers in South Piedmont, NW Italy
Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK) related to truffles represents an under-investigated area of research in ethnobiology. Nevertheless, truffles, in a few southern European areas, and notably in South P... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 18, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Andrea Pieroni Source Type: research

Folk knowledge of wild food plants among the tribal communities of Thakht-e-Sulaiman Hills, North-West Pakistan
Indigenous communities of the Thakht-e-Sulamian hills reside in the North-West tribal belt of Pakistan, where disadvantaged socio-economic frames, lack of agricultural land and food insecurity represent crucia... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 8, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Khalid Ahmad and Andrea Pieroni Source Type: research

Do artisanal fishers perceive declining migratory shorebird populations?
This paper discusses the results of ethno-ornithological research conducted on the local ecological knowledge (LEK) of artisanal fishers in northeast Brazil between August 2013 and October 2014. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 3, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Luciano Pires Andrade, Horasa Maria Lima Silva-Andrade, Rachel Maria Lyra-Neves, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Wallace Rodrigues Telino-Júnior Source Type: research

Rapid assessment of insect fauna based on local knowledge: comparing ecological and ethnobiological methods
The rapid assessment of biodiversity making use of surveys of local knowledge has been successful for different biological taxa. However, there are no reports on the testing of such tools for sampling insect ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 1, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Daniele Cristina de Oliveira Lima, Marcelo Alves Ramos, Henrique Costa Hermenegildo da Silva and Angelo Giuseppe Chaves Alves Source Type: research

An ethnobotanical analysis of parasitic plants (Parijibi) in the Nepal Himalaya
Indigenous biocultural knowledge is a vital part of Nepalese environmental management strategies; however, much of it may soon be lost given Nepal’s rapidly changing socio-ecological climate. This is particula... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 24, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Alexander Robert O’Neill and Santosh Kumar Rana Source Type: research

Acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers 2015
The editors of Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 11 (2015). (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 16, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Andrea Pieroni Source Type: research

A survey of wild plant species for food use in Sicily (Italy) – results of a 3-year study in four Regional Parks
This paper illustrates the results of a study carried out in four Regional Parks of Sicily (Italy), concerning traditional knowledge on food use of wild plant species. The main aims of the paper were: (i) to v... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mario Licata, Teresa Tuttolomondo, Claudio Leto, Giuseppe Virga, Giuseppe Bonsangue, Ignazio Cammalleri, Maria Cristina Gennaro and Salvatore La Bella Source Type: research

Erratum to: Assessment of wild leafy vegetables traditionally consumed by the ethnic communities of Manipur, northeast India
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Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 8, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Surjata Konsam, Biseshwori Thongam and Arun Kumar Handique Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge and its transmission of wild edibles used by the Naxi in Baidi Village, northwest Yunnan province
The collection and consumption of wild edibles is an important part in livelihood strategies throughout the world. There is an urgent need to document and safeguard the wild food knowledge, especially in remot... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 5, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yanfei Geng, Yu Zhang, Sailesh Ranjitkar, Huyin Huai and Yuhua Wang Source Type: research

Assessment of wild leafy vegetables traditionally consumed by the ethnic communities of Manipur, northeast India
The NE region of India falls in the global hotspot of biodiversity. Wild edible plants (WEPs) are widely consumed in the daily diet of the local people. WEPs are critical for the sustenance of ethnic communiti... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Biseshwori Thongam, Surjata Konsam and Arun Kumar Handique Source Type: research

Ethnopharmacobotanical study on the medicinal plants used by herbalists in Sulaymaniyah Province, Kurdistan, Iraq
Medicinal plants still play an important role in the Kurdish community. Sulaymaniyah Province in South Kurdistan (Iraq) has a great diversity of plants, including medicinal plants, yet very few scattered ethno... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 28, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hiwa M. Ahmed Source Type: research

Food taboos and myths in South Eastern Nigeria: The belief and practice of mothers in the region
Poor nutritional practices especially in pregnancy and early childhood can result in dire consequences in the growth and development of a child. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 27, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Uchenna Ekwochi, Chidiebere D. I. Osuorah, Ikenna K. Ndu, Christian Ifediora, Isaac Nwabueze Asinobi and Christopher Bismark Eke Source Type: research

Erratum to: Ethnoichthyology of the indigenous Truká people, Northeast Brazil
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Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 14, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Carlos Alberto Batista Santos and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda
An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants was carried out in 14 villages adjacent to Mabira Central Forest Reserve (CFR) in Central Uganda between August 2013 and March 2014. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 13, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Patience Tugume, Esezah K. Kakudidi, Mukadasi Buyinza, Justine Namaalwa, Maud Kamatenesi, Patrick Mucunguzi and James Kalema Source Type: research

Forming a joint dialogue among faith healers, traditional healers and formal health workers in mental health in a Kenyan setting: towards common grounds
This study thus aimed at the formation of dialogue and establishment of collaboration among the informal (faith and traditi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 7, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Christine W. Musyimi, Victoria N. Mutiso, Erick S. Nandoya and David M. Ndetei Source Type: research

Ethnoichthyology of the indigenous Truká people, Northeast Brazil
Historically, fishing is an important activity for riverine communities established along the São Francisco River, including indigenous communities. In the present study, we researched fishing activities in tw... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 6, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Carlos Alberto Batista Santos and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves Source Type: research