By: Ray Spendley
Medicine: Something that is used as a cure or remedy. The Native American Indians used roots, leaves, flowers and bark of certain plants, as well as specified animal and mineral substances as remedies. Most of them had or have been found valuable by the...
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
Ethnobotany is perhaps more interesting than botany itself in that it not only looks at plants, but the way that each geographical zone of the world uses those plants, though uses vary from country to country. Housing Here in Europe, ethnobotany comes into play in...
By: Wayne Ramsey
Ethnobotany is one of the primary studies within sociology that is directly related to botany itself. While sociology is the study of people, their environment, and their culture, ethnobotany is a study of these people and how they use the plants that are indigenous to...
By: Mona Gallagher
When I was a young girl, my mother and I used to go to a wooded area and dig sassafras roots. She knew exactly where to find them. We dug them in the early spring or late fall because that's when the sap is strongest...
By: Martha Leonard
Approximately 100 years old, the study of ethnobotony is a relative newcomer on the recognized academic scene. Its roots are old, however. This science of the relationship between plants and people actually started in ancient Greece when the physicians of the time began to...
By: Anne StClair
Put simply, sap is to plants what blood is to animals. Sap is the fluid that carries water and nutrients around the plant, and without it the vascular plants could not survive, any more than animals could survive without blood. (Vascular plants are those with...
By: sTriver
Many people don't know of the wonderful properties of so many household plants and herbs. They can be used for medicine, calming, and other various uses. Below is a list of the plants and what they can be used for, as well as how they...
By: sTriver
This drug is legal to own in almost all countries, including the United States. The law differs from state to state, but it is generally a drug that law enforcement officials have so-far looked over. Salvia Divinorum can be bought at head shops and through...
By: Maimouna Nyan
Plants have been used as medicinal drugs since time immemorial. During the 16th century, new curative substances were discovered as colonists traveled around the world and began to mingle with new cultures. Common remedies discovered in those days were tobacco (which was good for worms...
By: Cory Blanchard
Plants grow in many different habitats. Ideal conditions for most are probably to be found in the tropical rainforest. There, warm temperatures and abundant rainfall promote rapid growth. Moving away from this ideal, plants adapted to a wide range of more challenging habitats. When rainfall...

 

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