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Medicinal plants, parasites and snails in health

Clement O. Adewunmi

Medicinal plants, parasites and snails in health

by Clement O. Adewunmi

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Published by Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Molluscicides,
  • Treatment,
  • Herbs,
  • Therapeutic use,
  • Snails as carriers of disease,
  • Parasitic diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clemento O. Adewunmi
    SeriesInaugural lecture series -- 132, Inaugural lecture series (Obafemi Awolowo University) -- 132
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS633.I43 A32 no. 132, RC119 A32 no. 132
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25391189M
    LC Control Number2001419994

    Jul 20,  · Medicinal plants are useful to keep on hand to treat common ailments. You can reach for certain medical plants to relieve headaches, tummy trouble and even irritation from bug bites. Plants can be consumed in teas, used as garnish, applied topically as essential oil or consumed as a pill. The present study was thus designed to assess the anti-tyrosinase activity and the mechanism of inhibition of 19 EOs extracted from endemic and exotic medicinal plants from Mauritius.

    Mexican herbal medicines This article has generously been written specially for us by Michael Heinrich, Head of Centre and Professor, Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, and a world expert on research into the medicinal plants used today by indigenous groups of Mesoamerica. Why Grow Medicinal Plants In Your Garden. Growing medicinal plants at home gives you a way to treat many common health problems naturally and planting your own herbal garden is easier than you might think. Even if you don’t have a lot of space for growing plants, you can still grow some of .

    • Demissew, S. and Dagne, E.() Basic and applied research on medicinal plants of Ethiopia. In: Proceedings of the National Workshop on Conservation and sustainable use of medicinal plants in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa: • Dey, A.C. (). Folklore of medicinal plants of . The medicinal plants in the book were reviewed previously and grouped on their practice to treat communicable and noncommunicable diseases and also botanical classification. The identified phytochemicals from the plants were compared to established drug compounds approved for the conventional treatment of illnesses and also established Author: Damian Cohall.


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Medicinal plants, parasites and snails in health by Clement O. Adewunmi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Toggle navigation. Login; Toggle navigation. View Item DSpace HomeCited by: 2. Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being discusses, in depth, the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, including tuberculosis, cancer, periodontal diseases, acne, postmacular hypomelanosis, and more.

Plants were selected on the basis of their traditional use, and the book details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic potential to safely.

medicinal plants. Medicinal plants naturally synthesize and accumulate some secondary metabolites, like alkaloids, sterols, terpenes, flavonoids, saponins, glycosides, cyanogeniCS, tannins, resins.

lactones, quinines, volatile Oils etc. The medicinal plants have been used for treatment Of illnesses and diseases, since the dawn of time. Medicinal plants have minimal side effects and no denigrating properties. Accordingly the use of medicinal plants to curtail oral pathogens has been reported by a number of studies.

The present book updates the issues related to oral health, oral diseases and the role of medicinal plants in overcoming orally-derived health problems. ix FA Foreword At first glance, “A Guide to Medicinal Medicinal plants An Illustrated, Scientific and Medicinal Approach” appears to be a medical compendium of plants intended as a guide and reference resource for professionals in the field.

To my delight and I am sure of anyone who picks up this book, I. Even meat extract and snail slime contains benefits for treating the lining inflammation of the eye, pain due to menstruation, itching, toothache and others. Not only for health, but there are some types of snails that are beneficial for skin beauty.

Even in other countries the use of snails for skin beauty is already popular. Health facts Of Snail. It is the use of plants for medicinal purposes, and the study of such uses.

The word “ herb ” has been derived from the Latin word, “herba” and an old French word “herbe”. Now a days, herb refers to any part of the plant like fruit, seed, stem, bark, flower, leaf, stigma or a root.

Jun 20,  · Parasitic worms excreted by snails in water cause schistosomiasis, which leads to bladder bleeding, liver damage, kidney failure, and cancer. Rat lungworms, carried by snails, are transmitted through uncooked snail meat and cause headaches, numbness, and spasms.

Avoid raw snail meat and meat from unreliable sources. this study. All available information about either the traditional medicinal plants or ethnobotanical surveys in Nigeria was consulted.

The study showed that species and 95 families of medicinal plants were recognized as being used by most of the people in Nigeria for the treatment of various common diseases. As a result, there is a growing demand all over the world for these medicinal plants.

Aside from tackling diseases, people are resorting more to these medicinal plants as a means of reducing the use of chemical (orthodox) medicines that could potentially be detrimental to human health. Interestingly, most of these plants are used in our.

Medicinal plants have been playing an essential role in the development of human culture. As a source of medicine, Medicinal plants have always been at forefront virtually all cultures of civilizations.

Medicinal plants are regarded as rich resources of traditional medicines and from these plants. Medicinal plants are plants containing inherent active ingredients used to cure disease or relieve pain (Okigbo et al., ).

The use of traditional medicines and medicinal plants in most developing countries as therapeutic agents for the maintenance of good health has been widely observed (UNESCO, ).

Jan 22,  · Medicinal plants and herbs like turmeric, ginger, basil leaves, mint and cinnamon are commonly used in Indian dishes and they offer several health benefits.

Cold and flu, relieve stress, better digestion, strong immune system and the list is simply ashleyllanes.com: Doctorndtv. Nature’s 9 Most Powerful Medicinal Plants and the Science Behind Them Medically reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT on February 28, — Written by Shelby DeeringAuthor: Shelby Deering.

Apr 03,  · CDC - Blogs - Public Health Matters Blog – Snails, Slugs, and Semi-slugs: A Parasitic Disease in Paradise - Sharing our stories on preparing for and responding to public health events Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content.

This medicinal herbal text from the late s of England is a good example of the trend of medicine towards scientific methods of testing and using medicinal plants and herbs.

This book is part of our heritage and is in the public domain. 38 Foster, Steven and Yue. population, and medicinal plants of potential use in their treatment. Because vaccinations do not work in most instances and the parasites have sometimes become resistant to the available synthetic therapeutics, it is important to search for alternative sources of anti-parasitic drugs.

Plants produce a high diversity of secondary metabolites withCited by: Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being discusses, in depth, the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, including tuberculosis, cancer, periodontal diseases, acne, postmacular hypomelanosis, and more.

Plants were selected on the basis of their traditional use, and the book details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic. Increasingly, cancer is recognized as a critical public health problem in Africa.

Medicinal plants constitute a good alternative treatment, considering the rich biodiversity of the continent. Scientific evidence of the antiproliferative activity of African medicinal plants is more and more common.

Oct 16,  · The use of molluscicidal plant products is becoming interesting due to their environmental friendliness, accessibility and easy application. This research is aimed to evaluate the molluscicidal effect of Achyranthes aspera on Biomphalaria pfeifferi and Lymnaea natalensis snails, which are of great medical and veterinary importance in ashleyllanes.com by: 1.

7 Medicinal Plants You Can Use to Benefit Your Health Below is an excellent starting point to learn how to harness the power of medicinal plants. This is only a small sample, of course, and once you get your feet wet, you'll likely be inspired to explore more and more uses for these healing wonders.Volume 2 deals with the phytochemical and molecular characterization of herbal medicine.

Specifically, it focuess on the secondary metabolic compounds, which afford protection against diseases. Lastly, Volume 3 discusses the physiological mechanisms by which the active ingredients of medicinal plants serve to improve human health.Aug 12,  · Medicinal plants will be useful for Maternal and Child health care, as essential drugs, in food and nutrition, for common illnesses and injury, for endemic infectious diseases, mental health and oral health.

Medicinal plants also fit perfectly into the modelling for priorities in Primary Health Care as proposed by McDonald and Ollerenshaw ().Cited by: