Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3631

Table of Content: 10 August, 2014; 8(30)

August 2014

Traditional medicinal uses of plants in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan is gifted with tremendous natural resources. Plant resources have long been used to cure different human as well as livestock ailments in this part like others in the world. This study was conducted to document the indigenous and traditional uses of medicinal plants, the status of traditional knowledge with the advancement of technology and modern healthcare facilities to...

Author(s): Arshad Ali Shedayi, Ming Xu, and Bibi Gulraiz  

August 2014

Medicinal plants used in child care in southern Brazil

In many cultures throughout the world, mostly in developing countries, medicinal plants play an important role in the maintenance of people’s health. Despite this, some plants can be inherently toxic. People are not generally well-informed about this risk, and the concept that natural means safe prevails. Considering the associated risk of the misuse of medicinal plants, children represent an even more vulnerable...

Author(s): Angela Erna Rossato, Mariana Borsatto D’Agostin, Jeverson Moreira, Silvia DalBó, Vanilde Citadini-Zanette and Patrícia de Aguiar Amaral