Fijian Medicinal Plants

Fijian Medicinal Plants

by RC Cambie, J Ash

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Overview

This comprehensive compilation presents the available reports on the medicinal use of Fijian plants in an attractive and readable form using 'everyday' terms as much as possible. The book covers the origin and dispersal of plants, literature, use of medicinal plants within traditional Fijian culture, diseases of Fiji, and medicinal chemicals from plants. Four hundred and fifty plant species are described.The entries for species are arranged by plant family, and give current botanical name, Fijian or local name, brief botanical notes, medicinal uses and chemistry. Separate indexes to plant species and Fijian names are provided, as well as a glossary of medicinal and botanical terms.This book may point the way to plants from which new and effective cures might be obtained.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780643102958
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 365
File size: 16 MB
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