In 52 Geschichten werden diese in der traditionellen und modernen medizinischen Anwendung vorgestellt. In this book are fifty-two compelling tales that will lead the reader on a journey of discovery of the African continent. The ancient African people were the first aromatherapists who well understood the effect of plants on the human body, mind and soul.
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By providing intriguing insights far down to the molecular level, this three-volume work covers the entire range of modern toxicology with special emphasis on recent developments and achievements. It is written for students and professionals in medicine, science, public health or engineering who are demanding reliable information on toxic or potentially harmful agents and their adverse effects on the human body. Skip to main content Skip to table of contents.
With the right landscape and foliage, the garden can become your own private retreat. However, the scene may contain hidden dangers. While you may adore the surrounding plants and flowers, they may actually be harmful for kids and pets.
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This blog is just the small-potatoes-rambling of one over-exuberant semi-neophyte foraging addict, but I swear, wild food must be en vogue or something—because in the last four months I have received not one or two but three different emails from producers seeking to create TV or web shows about foraging. One inquired as to whether my collecting missions require acts of bravery. Acts of bravery?
Cassava, also known as manioc or yucca, is a starchy rhizome that is mostly cultivated in the hot climates of Africa, Asia and South America. This is because it contains toxic amounts of cyanogenic glycosides, which can be reduced to innocuous levels by cooking it. Other than sugarcane, cassava is one of the richest sources of carbohydrates, according to the Food Safety Network. Cassava is a good source of minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, manganese, iron and potassium.
The researchers found that flowers such as this bottlebrush hakea contain up to 10 milligrams of cyanide per gram Source: Professor Byron Lamont. An Australian native plant is using chemical warfare to prevent its bright red flowers being eaten, according to a new study. The finding challenges conventional thought that flowers evolved as a way for plants to attract birds and animals that help them cross-pollinate.
A comprehensive compilation is provided of the medicinal plants of the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar formerly Burma. This contribution, containing families, genera, and species, was compiled from earlier treatments, monographs, books, and pamphlets, with some medicinal uses and preparations translated from Burmese to English. The entry for each species includes the Latin binomial, author scommon Myanmar and English names, range, medicinal uses and preparations, and additional notes.