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African Traditional Plant Knowledge Today

An Ethnobotanical Study of the Digo at the Kenya Coast

by Mohammed Pakia

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Published by Lit Verlag .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Kenya,
  • General,
  • Africa - General,
  • Anthropology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12977493M
    ISBN 103825890562
    ISBN 109783825890568

    the indigenous knowledge and use of traditional medicinal plants in some weredas of the zone. The knowledge and use of medicinal plant species by traditional healers was investigated in Daamot Pulasa, Damot Woyde, Humbo and Sodo Zuria, Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia from May, to September, Traditional. Do you feel a call to reconnect to Africa’s ancient traditional healing knowledge? Come explore an amazing journey where you will learn all about African medicinal healing plants, wild edible foods, shamanic healing, and principles of holistic medicine from an expert with over 15 years of experience in the field of wellness and medicinal plant research.5/5(11).

    Wild Dagga is a South African medicinal plant. South Africa is the third most biodiverse country in the world and inhabitants have for centuries employed the help of indigenous medicinal plants. These healing plants treated all sorts of maladies including cancer, diabetes and tuberculosis (TB) as well as more benign complaints such as the. xiv A Guide to Medicinal Plants FA Although medicinal plants are generally safe when used appropriately according to the traditional methods, some are inherently toxic. In addition, inappropriate use (wrong plant parts, dose, frequency, route of administra-tion, preparation, etc.) or abuse may lead to undesirable consequences. The.

    traditional knowledge associated with rooibos and honeybush species in South Africa A systematic approach has been used to address the objectives of the study. This involves (i) an expansive review of current and historical literature on the traditional use and knowledge of uses of rooibos and honeybush. Currently, forty percent of African-born scientists live in OCED countries, predominantly NATO and EU countries. This has been described as an African brain drain. Sub-Saharan African countries spent on average % of their GDP on S&T (Science and Technology) in This represents a combined increase from US$bn in to US$bn in


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African Traditional Plant Knowledge Today by Mohammed Pakia Download PDF EPUB FB2

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL PLANT KNOWLEDGE IN THE CIRCUM-CARIBBEANREGION JUDITH A. CARNEY Departmetlt of Geography, Unilxrsity ofGlli,{orniJl.

Los Anlieu's, Los Angeles, CA ABSTRACT.-The African diaspora to the Americas was one of plants as well as people. Europeanslavers pmvisioned their humancargoeswithAfrican andotherCited by: Traditional African medicine is a traditional medicine discipline involving indigenous herbalism and African spirituality, typically involving diviners, midwives, and tioners of traditional African medicine claim to be able to cure various and diverse conditions such as cancers, psychiatric disorders, high blood pressure, cholera, most venereal diseases, epilepsy, asthma.

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL PLANT KNOWLEDGE IN THE CIRCUM-CARIBBEAN REGION JUDITH A. CARNEY Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA ABSTRACT.—The African diaspora to the Americas was one of plants as well as people.

European slavers provisioned their human cargoes with African and otherFile Size: 2MB. African indigenous knowledge systems and relevance of higher education in South Africa indigenous knowledge systems as a tool for making higher education relevant to the developmental challenges in South Africa and African at large (Muya, ).

The call for the interfacing of iKS with other knowledge systems is based on tenetsFile Size: KB. Mohammed Pakia is the author of African Traditional Plant Knowledge Today ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ).

African traditional medicine is a form of holistic health care system organized into three levels African Traditional Plant Knowledge Today book specialty, namely divination, spiritualism, and herbalism.

The traditional healer provides health care services based on culture, religious background, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs that are prevalent in his community. Illness is regarded as having both natural and supernatural causes Cited by: 3.

Traditional medicine refers to health practices, approaches, knowledge and beliefs incorporating plant, animal and mineral based medicines, spiritual therapies, manual techniques and exercises, applied singularly or in combination to treat, diagnose and prevent illnesses or maintain well-being (Fokunang et al., ).The study of traditional medicine is a much neglected aspect of global.

Traditional African healing. The definition of traditional healing varies. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) (WHO, 8) traditional medicine/healing is “the sum total of all knowledge and practices, whether explicable or not, used in diagnosing, preventing or eliminating a physical, mental or social disequilibrium and which rely exclusively on past experience and Cited by: Traditional Plant Knowledge of the Tsimshian Unit Plan for Secondary Sciences, Social Studies, and Applied Skills by Judy Thompson INTRODUCTION Curriculum Areas Science 9 Science 10 Biology 11 Biology 12 Resource Sciences: Forests 11 Resources Sciences: Forests 12 Science and Technology 11 Social Studies 9 Social Studies 10 BC First Nations StudiesFile Size: KB.

Traditional medicine, as defined by the World Health Organization, is the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement, or treatment of physical and mental illness.

African American traditional medicine is an American classic that emerged out of the necessity of its people to survive. It began with the healing knowledge brought with the African captives on the slave ships and later merged with Native American, European and other healing traditions to become a full-fledged body of medicinal practices that has lasted in various forms /5(35).

African Ethnobotany in the Americas provides the first comprehensive examination of ethnobotanical knowledge and skills among the African Diaspora in the Americas.

Leading scholars on the subject explore the complex relationship between plant use and meaning among the descendants of Africans in the New World. With the aid of archival and field research. An Intro Jean-Francois Sobiecki is a qualified South African ethnobotanist (medicinal plant researcher), herbalist, intuitive healer + nutritionist.

His life has been an initiation into: + Traditional Medicine + Healing + Personal Growth + Transformation A Gift From Mom Early in his journey, Jean discovered he had healers in his family from his mother's side. by traditional healer societies. whose very existence is now under threat.

The principal aim Of this book is 0) to provide detailed information on important medicinal plants Of Bolipara. Bandarban and to preserve the traditional knowledge Of herbal healers on medicinal plants use.

This book describes 31 species With medicinal properties, and. This is a photographic guide to the most commonly used and best known South African plant medicines, including their botany, main traditional uses, and active ingredients.

From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. Like grains and fruits, Africa’s ancient vegetables were vulnerable to the sweep of these events. Long ago, hundreds of leaves, roots, tubers, corms, rhizomes, bulbs, seeds, buds, shoots, stems, pods, or flowers were eaten.

Yet across Africa today the main vegetables are crops such as sweet potato, cooking banana (plantain), cassava, peanut. The use of medicinal plants as a fundamental component of the African traditional healthcare system is perhaps the oldest and the most assorted of all therapeutic systems.

In many parts of rural Africa, traditional healers prescribing medicinal plants are the most easily accessible and affordable health resource available to the local community and at times the only therapy that Cited by: African traditions have by and large not written their plant knowledge down and have relied on oral transmission from generation to generation, yet with acculturation: or the change of one culture by another, (in most cases western consumer culture changing indigenous tribal cultures), this oral knowledge does not get passed on to the younger people who are seduced by the materialism.

Download RIS citation. TY - JOUR TI - African traditional plant knowledge in the circum-Caribbean region T2 - Journal of ethnobiology. VL - 23Cited by:   There is a traditional joking metaphor: 'S'este falau chie s'apara' (i.

e.: 'It wilted like wild garlic'), referring to 'something' that, after 'blooming', looses all vigour and appeal. In fact, the inflorescence of this plant quickly wilts in the presence of heat or when picked. Reichardia picroides (in local language: mammalucca).Cited by:.

The traditional African understanding and the interpretation of Christianity have deep roots in these fundamental beliefs of the African traditional religions. This belief, just as in the case of the previous one, has a theological basis – the plurality of divinities (polytheism).The culture in Africa is varied and manifold, consisting of a mixture of countries with various tribes that each have their own unique characteristic from the continent of is a product of the diverse populations that today inhabit the continent of Africa and the African n culture is expressed in its arts and crafts, folklore and religion, clothing, cuisine, music and.South African medicinal plants and traditional healing mentoring Jean as an ethnobotanist and plant medicine healer mentors individuals on the use of Southern African traditional plant medicines for healing and growth, having being taught these medicines by his late teacher a who he knew for 14 years.