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Traditions of yesterday and drugs of tomorrow Author links open overlay panel AmeenahGurib-Fakim Show more https: Plants have formed the basis of sophisticated traditional medicine systems among which are Ayurvedic, Unani, Chinese amongst others. These systems of medicine have given rise to some important drugs still in use today.
Among the lesser-known systems of medicines are the African and Australian, Central and South American amongst others. The search for new molecules, nowadays, has taken a slightly different route where the science of ethnobotany and ethnopharmacognosy are being used as guide to lead the chemist towards different sources and classes of compounds.
It is in this context that the flora of the tropics by virtue of its diversity has a significant role to play in being able to provide new leads. Nonetheless the issue of sovereignty and property rights should also be addressed in line with the Convention for Biological Diversity CBD.
This paper highlights the above, provides an overview of the classes of molecules present in plants and gives some examples of the types of molecules and secondary metabolites that have led to the development of these pharmacologically active extracts.
The paper also presents some data on the use of plant products in the development of functional foods, addresses the needs for validation of plant extracts and always stressing on safety, efficacy and quality of phyto-medications. Previous article in issue.Curriculum vitae Arne Gunnar Hasle, born September 27th Medical doctor and zoologist, PhD.
Curriculum vitae Arne Gunnar Hasle, born September 27th Medical doctor and zoologist, PhD. History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. Ethiopia was home to some of the earliest hominid populations and possibly the region where Homo erectus evolved and expanded out of Africa to populate Eurasia million years ago.
The most notable paleoanthropological find in the country was "Lucy," a female Australopithicus afarensis discovered in and referred to as Dinqnesh ("you.
Triepels Slagwerk - Geleen Limburg,Uw Drumspecialist, Drumstel kopen, boomwhacker lessen. Press freedom remains elusive in Ethiopia By Abraham Fisseha ADDIS ABABA, May 1 (AFP) — Freedom of the press in Ethiopia has remained as elusive as ever since the current government overthrew dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam in May , Ethiopian media experts and lawyers said ahead of Monday’s World Press Freedom Day.
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