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Gorkha And Other Ethnic Herbal Medicines

by H. K. Pradhan

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Universal Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traditional medicine & remedies,
  • Herbal Medications,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8782017M
    ISBN 101581125100
    ISBN 109781581125108
    OCLC/WorldCa166903616

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Gorkha And Other Ethnic Herbal Medicines by H. K. Pradhan Download PDF EPUB FB2

2 Gorkha and Other Ethnic Herbal Medicines community had to live hand to mouth in the harsh cold and damp environment of the Himalayan foot hills and the sultry mosquito and fly infested ∗terai, just below. The British conducted the first census of Darjeeling during the year A.D.

The census report noted the Gorkhas as a prolific community. Gorkha and Other Ethnic Herbal Medicines. Germany, about plant-based medicines are available and are prescribed by some 70% of German physicians.

In the last 20 years in the United States, public dissatisfaction With the cost Of prescription medications, combined with Gorkha And Other Ethnic Herbal Medicines book interest in returning to natural or organic remedies, has led to an increase in herbal medicine use.

For example, Tibetan herbal drugs have 2, rather than 1, varieties, not including kinds of animal drugs and 50 kinds of mineral drugs. There is no doubt that CHM, together with other ethnic herbal medicines in China, comprises a gold mine of potential modern medicines and health by:   A number of Chinese herbal medicines and other herbal medicines from different parts of the world have also been implicated in cases of poisoning.

Many of them have been shown to contain toxic compounds which are capable of reacting with cellular macromolecules including DNA, causing cellular toxicity, and/or genotoxicity (Rietjens et al., Cited by: Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family by Rosemary Gladstar avg rating — 1, ratings.

The development and use of traditional herbal medicine (THM) have a very long historical background that corresponds to the Stone Age.

In the continent of Africa, the practice of traditional healing and magic is much older than some of the other traditional medical sciences [] and seems to be much more prevalent compared to conventional medicine. African traditional medicine. Details of medicinal plants used in India were reported and records on Folk medicines used by Mishing tribes is lesser known.[3–6] However, tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh, resembling Mishings i.e.

Adi, Apatani and Nyishi also use locally available herbs for treatment of ailments.[7–12] Traditional healing practices amongst Mishing.

Buhner's Herbal Antivirals book has an excellent discussion of the Influenza epidemic of and discusses various herbal treatments for various viral diseases as well in depth discussion of each herbal.

I must say the book is impressive for a number of reasons. One is the extensive reference to the medical literature as well as the ethnic Reviews: My quick guide to herbal remedies book is a comprehensive alternative health resource providing information on a variety of natural remedies, nutritional healing foods, as well as the deficiencies associated with each dis-ease or illness.

Herbs have been used medicinally by a wide-range of cultures for thousands of years. Before. Traditional medication involves the use of herbal remedies (HR), animal parts, and minerals. Herbal medicines are the most widely used of the three and include herbs, herbal materials, herbal preparations, and finished herbal products that contain as active ingredients parts of plants or other plant materials, or combinations.

CURRENT STATUS AND MAJOR ISSUES OF INTEGRATION OF HERBAL MEDICINE IN EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICAL THERAPY. Herbal medicine is becoming increasingly used to enhance general health and well-being, and it is also used alone for specific health problems or with modern medicine (Bruno and Ellis ; Kennedy ).A recent population study on.

In Mexico, there is an area known as semiarid region that is located in northern Mexico, and this region is rich in biodiversity (endemic flora and fauna). In the semiarid region of Mexico are more than species of plants that have been identified and used as natural alternatives to treat different ailments (digestive ailments, kidney problems, skin conditions, etc.).

The aim of the present study was to document herbal medicines used by traditional healers to treat and manage human diseases and ailments by some communities living in Ghana. The study was conducted in eight communities in southern Ghana.

Data were collected from 45 healers using ethnobotanical questionnaire and voucher specimens were collected. Herbal medicines are classified as any products originating from plants and used to preserve or recover health, as described by the National Institutes of Health ().Historical data show that herbal medicine has been used for over years and was the only documented medicine in use during that and mineral products were also used by ancient systems of medicine.

The Kokrajhar district is an administrative district in the state of Assam in the North East lies between 89°46′ East to 90°38′ East and 26°19′ North to 26°54′ North Latitude covering an area of 3, km is bounded by Bhutan on the North, the Sonkosh River, Cooch Bihar, and Jalpaiguri district of the West Bengal on the West.

and the riverine tract of. This Philippine herbal medicine is used to eliminate intestinal parasites. Sambong (Blumea balsamifera)– English name: “Ngai camphor or Blumea camphor” is a Philippine herbal medicine used to treat kidney stones, wounds and cuts, rheumatism, anti-diarrhea, anti spasms, colds and coughs and hypertension.

1. Introduction. About 70–80% of the world populations, particularly in the developing countries, rely on non-conventional medicine in their primary healthcare as reported by the World Health Organisation (Akerele, ).The rest of the populations, in the better-developed countries, have been fortunate receivers of orthodox medicine (OM) or conventional medicine.

Herbal ointments, sometimes called herbal salves, are usually made by combining herbs with an oil like lanolin or petroleum jelly and water.

Other ingredients may. Ethnomedicine is a study or comparison of the traditional medicine based on bioactive compounds in plants and animals and practiced by various ethnic groups, especially those with little access to western medicines, e.g., indigenous these traditions constitute significant interactions with insects as well, in Africa or around the globe.

The word. A Guide to Common Medicinal Herbs. Here's a look at some of the more common medicinal herbs. Most herbs have not been completely tested to see how well they work or to see if they interact with other herbs, supplements, medicines, or foods.

Products added to herbal preparations may also cause interactions. Other cultures also developed medical knowledge separately, including Egypt, where ancient texts from around BC talked about physicians, including women physicians, who practiced amazing surgery and mummification techniques, Iran Chamber Society said.

Those roots grew a strong belief in alternative medicine in the area.majority of them are safe, some herbal medicines carry risks. Heavy metal contamination, adulteration with Western pharmaceuticals and inclusion of prohibited animal and plant ingredients are regularly reported in ethnic medicines.

Other herbs are hepato- or nephrotoxic and some interact with prescription medicines. Doctors.