Definitions

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  • adj. relating to ethnomedicine

Etymologies

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From ethno- +‎ medical

Examples

  • Anthropologists in the twentieth century, especially since the 1960s, have produced a plethora of case studies that attempt to map the ethnomedical systems of contemporary Mexican communities. 4

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • The ever growing demands to work on medicinal plants on a comprehensive way led to the formation of a multi-disciplinary and inter-institutional group to coordinate the activities for the optimal use of the natural and ethnomedical resources, especially the use of medicinal plants.

    Chapter 12

  • The rich ethnobotanical and ethnomedical information in the Third World, which was passed on to us by the ancients, from father-to-son and mother-to-daughter, prior to the advent of European culture, is also vanishing fast.

    Chapter 2

  • The use of ethnomedical data can facilitate a rational application of pharmaceutical principles in the phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and therapeutics of medicines prepared from plants.

    Chapter 7

  • The integration of ethnomedical data which includes formulation, pharmacology, toxicology and phytochemistry, leads to faster means of evaluating traditional medicines.

    Chapter 7

  • The ideal situation would be the establishment of local pharmaceutical firms that would create jobs, reduce unemployment, reduce import expenditures, generate foreign exchange, encourage documentation of traditional ethnomedical lore, and be based on the conservation and sustainable use of the tropical forests.

    Chapter 7

  • The role and use of ethnomedical data in the research on traditional medicines and medicinal plants

    Chapter 7

  • With respect to the ethnomedical information from traditional healers, this can be very valuable, if the above strategies are pursued.

    Chapter 7

  • Correlation of ethnomedical data with pharmacological and toxicological data

    Chapter 7

  • The use of ethnomedical data can greatly facilitate the research on traditional medicines and medicinal plants.

    Chapter 7

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