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Ethnopharmacology

Edited by : Elaine Elisabetsky,

Laboratory of Ethnopharmacology,Departmento de Farmacologia,Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Nina L. Etkin,

Department of Anthropology and Ecology&Health, University of Hawai'i, USA


Ethnopharmacology: An Overview


Nina L. Etkin, Department of Anthropology and Ecology&Health, University of Hawai'i, USA
Elaine Elisabetsky, Laboratory of Ethnopharmacology,Departmento de Farmacologia,Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


1. Historical Foundations of Botanical Medicine

Daniel E. Moerman, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

2. Insights into Evolutionary Systems Via Chemobiological Data
Maria Renata de M.B. Borin, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Química Orgânica, Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Otto Richard Gottlieb, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Química Orgânica, Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

3. Contemporary Methodological Approaches in the Search for New Lead Compounds from Higher Plants

Emerson Ferreira Queiroz,Kurt Hostettmann andAndrew Marston,   Laboratoire de Pharmacognoise et Phytochimie,Section de Sciences Pharmaceutiques,University of Geneva, Switzerland

4. Integrating Ethnographic and Ecological Perspectives for Ethnopharmacology Field Research

Nina L. Etkin, Department of Anthropology and Ecology&Health, University of Hawai'i, USA
Tamara Ticktin, Department of Botany, University of Hawaii, USA

5. Managing Ethnopharmacological Data: Herbaria, Relational Databases, Literature

John Richard Stepp, Department of Anthropology, Tropical Conservation and Development Program, University of Florida, USA
Michael B. Thomas, Department of Botany, Univeristy of Hawaii, USA

6. Professional Ethics and Ethnopharmacology

Kelly P. Bannister, University of Victoria, Faculty of Law and School of Environmental Studies,University of Victoria, Canada

7. "Medicinal Plants in the Evolution of Therapeutics" A Case of Applied Ethnopharmacology

Fernando Ortega-Perez, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

8. Plants as a Source of Anti-Cancer Agents

Gordon M. Cragg and David Newman, Natural Products Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute, USA

9. Traditional Medicinal Plants for the Treatment and Prevention of Human Parasitic Diseases

Benjamin Gilbert, FarManguinhos-FIOCRUZ, Brazil
Merlin L. Willcox, Research Initiative on Traditional Antimalarial Methods, UK

10. Plants and Plant Substances Against AIDS and Other Viral Diseases

Paul Cos, Dirk Vanden Berghe, and Louis L. Maes, Laboratory for Microbiology,Parasitology and Hygiene, Faculty of Pharmaceutical,Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Nina Hermans, Sandra S. Apers and Arnold J Vlietinck, , Laboratory of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical,Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium

11. Botanical Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

João B. Calixto, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Departamento de Farmacologia, Brazil
Adair R.S. Santos and Maria Martha Campos,, Department of Physiologic Sciences, CCB, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil

12. The Search for Plants to Manage Diabetes

Steven R. King, Napo Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
Charles Limbach, Big Sur Health Center, USA


13. Medicinal Plants for the Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease

Gail B. Mahady, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Program for Collaborative Research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, UIC/NIH Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illnois at Chicago, USA


14. The Search for Plants to Manage Neurodegenerative Diseases

Peter John Houghton, Department of Pharmacy, King’s College London, UK
Melanie-Jayne Rosemarie Howes, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, UK


15. Psychoactive Botanicals in Ritual, Relegion, and Shamanism

Glenn H. Shepard Jr., National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA),Brazil,University of East Anglia,UK, Brazil


16. Primates,Plants,and Parasites:The Evolution of Animal Self-Medication and Ethnomedicine

Michael A. Huffman, Section of Ecology, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan
Sylvia K. Vitazkova, Department of Ecology,Evolution,and Environmental Biology and Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, Columbia University, USA


17. Ethnopharmacology and Health Care in the Developing World

Armin Prinz and Ruth Kutalek, Ethnomedicine Unit,Institute for the History of Medicine, School of Public Health,Medical University of Vienna, Austria


18. Safety of Traditional Remedies

Michael Heinrich, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK

19. Medicinal Plants in International Trade: Conservation and Equity Issues
Sarah Laird, Department of Anthropology,University College London, UK


20. The Future of Ethnopharmacology: Seeking a Transdisciplinary and Culturally Germane Science

Nina L. Etkin, Department of Anthropology and Ecology&Health, University of Hawai'i, USA
Elaine Elisabetsky,
Laboratory of Ethnopharmacology,Departmento de Farmacologia,Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


 

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