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BIO 215: Ethnobotany: People and Medicinal Plants

The print books below are useful for the ethnobotany research assignment. For ebooks and more books, use the search box on the library's home page to find more. 

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Here are some books under the subject headings of  "Plants, Medicinal" and also "Medicinal Plants":

  • The encyclopedia of psychoactive plants: ethnopharmacology and its applications  Ref. QK99.A1 R2813 2005
  • The wild medicine book RS 164 .M287 2013
  • Rogers, Kara. Out of nature: why drugs from plants matter to the future of humanity   RS160 .R64 2012
  • Freeman, Lynda W. Mosby’s complementary & alternative medicine : a research-based approach   R733 .F743 2009
  • Moerman, Daniel E. Native American medicinal plants: an ethnobotanical dictionary   RS171 .M64 2009
  • Tracy, Timothy S. Herbal products: toxicology and clinical pharmacology  RA1250 .T68 2007
  • PDR for herbal medicines. RS164 .P375 2007
  • Foster, Steven,  Desk reference to nature’s medicine  RS164 .F698 2006
  • Libster, Martha.  Delmar’s integrative herb guide for nurses  RM666.H33 L634 2002
  • Blumenthal, Mark. Herbal medicine: expanded Commission E monographs  RM666.H33 H37 2000

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