Medicinal plants and wild foods
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- Major Portal: Life Sciences
- School: Plant Sciences
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Putting Plants in Context
History. Understanding the transition from plant medicine to pharmaceuticals.
Anthropology. Becoming aware of other cultures' medicines.
Research. Assessing the current research on medicinal plants.
Sociology. Examining the beliefs of the medical community about medicinal plants.
Botany. Developing a basic botanical knowledge-base.
Identification. Special focus on identifying plants of medicinal and nutritional value.
Practice. Making connections between illnesses and plant-based treatments.
Craft. Understanding how to prepare & use plants.
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Includes an ethnobotanical database searchable by use or by plant name, which will give the medical uses of the plant.
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