2 edition of Medicinal plants of Sierra Leone found in the catalog.
Medicinal plants of Sierra Leone
Cyrus A. Macfoy
|Statement||Cyrus A. Macfoy.|
|LC Classifications||QK99.S495 M33 1983|
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|Pagination||v. <1 > :|
|LC Control Number||84115447|
Timber is produced for the domestic and export markets and includes Guarea cedrata, a cedar-scented, pink, mahogany-type wood, and the Lophira alata variety procera. Plants with medicinal properties were divided into 20 families, while those with pesticidal properties were divided into seven families. The root infusion is put in cold water and used as a body wash. Van Wyk, B.
Hishe presents himself to these medicine men in dreams and hallucinations, giving them curative power. The Vai script used in Liberia and Sierra Leone has the distinction of being one of the few indigenous scripts in Africa. The seeds are usually ground before adding to dishes as they tend to be a little bit hard. Huxley, A. This drug has been credited with alleviating sickle cell disease symptoms and reducing the number of sickle cell crises Natural Standard,
Unfortunately, this drug is no longer available in the United States at the present time. Hishe, however, bestows mystical powers for curing sickness on certain men. The roots, stems and leaves are used in many different ways and taken as enemas, poultices, infusions, body washes, lotions, smoked, snuffed or drunk as a tea. I hope the reader will feel the same way too, so that we could collectively engage in brainstorming exercises and research that could eventually lead to finding lasting cures for an array of aliments that continue to plague the world and our closely knit African communities. Piassava, a kind of raffia palm, is common in the swampy grasslands of the south. Rumex sagittatus ibhathatha.
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However, it must always be borne in mind that the plant itself varies in its potential to biosynthesize its multifarious chemical constituents. In the wild it grows at altitudes between m on damp slopes, along streamsides and forest margins. For example, the! The upper surface of the leaves is dark green whereas the undersides and the stems are covered with small white hairs, which give the shrub the characteristic overall grey colour.
The tables below document the widespread use and medicinal potential of various plant species.
Other plants may just exhibit the placebo effect or placebo response. Germishuizen, G. Taxol, which is also used in cancer chemotherapy, originates from Taxus brevifolia, the American Pacific yew tree. Two teaspoons of the decoction are taken twice a day.
Yet others call it a sacramental renewal. Throughout the world, there is a Medicinal plants of Sierra Leone book reservoir of plants with multifarious medicinal and other properties.
It has also been used in Kaposi's sarcoma, a cancer that causes lesions abnormal tissue to grow under the skin; in the lining of the mouth, nose, and throat; or in other organs, especially in AIDS patients NCI, Fresh leaves fare used as a bandage that soothes pain and swelling.
Less than one-tenth of the population practice a variety of traditional religions. Every institution of learning from high school to college should secure copies for their libraries. Hepper, — Symbolism: This is when a particular quality is transferred from one site to another, usually by touch or even miles away.
Rumex sagittatus ibhathatha. Google Scholar Dalziel, J. I hope potential readers will find pleasure in doing likewise. The major cash crops are palm kernels, cocoa, coffee, piassava, and ginger, and production is carried out entirely by small-scale farmers.
Indigenous healing plants. This popularity in use, according to WHO, is due to people worrying about side effects of chemical drugs; and the belief that CAM offer a gentler approach to taking care of their health problems.
The roots are cleaned, boiled in water then taken orally. Digital files are recommended for highest quality reproduction.
Chimpanzees and various species of monkeys are common in the forest zones, while other animals, such as antelope and bushpigs, are Medicinal plants of Sierra Leone book generally distributed. Bidens pilosa umhlabangubo.
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Most of the plants described and discussed are accessible locally and tropical traditional medicine is not a novelty there, where 80 percent of the people use it by choice or necessity.Books-A-Million ; IndieBound; Find in a library Go to Google Play Now» Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Sierra Nevada.
Logan Parker. Logan Parker, - Medicinal plants - 69 pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Bibliographic information. Title: Wild Edible. Nov 20, · Pangolins (Manidae) have long been used for traditional medicinal purposes in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
However, very little is known about the extent of this use, the body parts that are used and the ailments these practices are attempting to cure or alleviate. Pangolin body parts are used extensively and frequently by traditional medical practitioners in Sierra Leone. A total of Jan 15, · Diversity of plants with pesticidal and medicinal properties in southern Sierra Leone S.M.
Kanteh Department of Crop Protection, School of Agriculture, Njala University, PMB, Freetown, Sierra Leone Correspondence [email protected] [email protected] by: 3.India, China, Japan, Indonesia, Australia (Queensland); Sierra Leone, Pdf Jamaica and other West Pdf islands: Description: One of the most popular of the hot-tasting spices is ginger, which is obtained from the root of Zingiber officinale.
The plant is indigenous to southern China, from whence it is spread to the Spice Islands and.Sep 13, · Another important tree that’s native to Sierra Leone, South America and South Eastern Asia featured in this book is the Graviola tree, commonly called soursop: The biological name is Annona muricata.
The fruit is rich in carbohydrate, vitamin C and vitamins B1 and B2, the fruit.The Commonwealth iLibrary is the online library of The Commonwealth Secretariat featuring its books and magicechomusic.com by: