Medicinal Plants of South Africa
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.
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Importance of medicinal plants
Methods of collection and storage
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2nd edition acid ACTIVE INGREDIENTS African Plants Afrikaans ailments alkaloids Aloe antibacterial applied bark boiled BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION branches Briza Publications Bruneton Cape Town capensis Chapman & Hall Coates Palgrave common compounds contain decoctions Dictionary of Natural DISTRIBUTION dried Durban Eastern Africa English essential oil et al Ethnopharmacol example extracts flowers fruits glycosides green Hampshire headaches Hutchings infusions Intercept isolated J.M. & Breyer-Brandwijk known leaf leaves Livingstone London mainly Medicinal and Poisonous Merck metres in height Natural Products 2008 numerous occurs Pharmacognosy PHARMACOLOGICAL EFFECTS Phytochem Phytochemistry Pietermaritzburg Plants of Southern Poisonous Plants powdered PREPARATION AND DOSAGE Pretoria references remedy rhizomes roots seeds showed skin sometimes Sotho South Africa southern Africa Southern and Eastern species stems stomach taken toxic traditional treat treatment Trees Trees of southern usually various Version Watt Xhosa Zulu Medicinal Plants он