Medicinal Plants of North Africa
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Loutfy Boulos
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Reference Publications

Descriptions of 369 indigenous, naturalized, or cultivated species (97 families) of plants in North Africa. Intended to "bridge the gap between folk and modern medicine." Arranged alphabetically by family names. Each entry gives species name, vernacular names in Arabic, Berber, English, and French; geographical area of growth; uses; and numbers
Handbook of African Medicinal Plants, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 506
Authors: Maurice M. Iwu
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-04 - Publisher: CRC Press

With over 50,000 distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases, Africa remains a minor
Drug Plants of Africa
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Thomas S. Githens
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-10 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

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Medicinal Plants of West Africa
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Edward S. Ayensu
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher:

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Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants
Language: en
Pages: 744
Authors: Victor Kuete
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-30 - Publisher: Elsevier

Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants provides a detailed overview of toxicological studies relating to traditionally used medicinal plants in Africa, with special emphasis on the methodologies and tools used for data collection and interpretation. The book considers the physical parameters of these plants and their effect upon various areas