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Medical ethnobotany of the Teribes of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Södertörn University, School of Life Sciences.
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2005 (English)In: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, ISSN 0378-8741, E-ISSN 1872-7573, Vol. 96, no 3, 389-401 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Ethnomedical uses of 108 medicinal plant species, belonging to 52 families, 89 genera, used by the Teribe Amerindians of Bocas del Toro Province in Panama. along with their socio-cultural practices are reported here. The methods of administration of the herbal remedies, the plant parts used, their families and local names are also documented. The recorded medicinal plants were used mainly for fever, various type of pain and inflammation. The potential value of 26 plants and their traditional uses was elucidated through literature search.

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2005. Vol. 96, no 3, 389-401 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-14473DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2004.08.032ISI: 000226427600007PubMedID: 15619557ScopusID: 2-s2.0-20144387518OAI: diva2:469382
Available from: 2011-12-23 Created: 2011-12-23 Last updated: 2014-04-16Bibliographically approved

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