Biodiversity & Health: Focusing Research to Policy : Proceedings of the International Symposium Held in Ottawa, Canada, October 25-28, 2003

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NRC Research Press, 2005 - Ethnobotany - 156 pages
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Contents

The Double Helix of Sustainable Development
3
Finding the Science in Tradition
10
Sustainable Use of Medical Biodiversity
17
A Case Study from
25
Community Use and Conservation of Forest Resources in Indonesia
32
Canadian Medicinal Plant Biodiversity Priority Issues
40
Quantitative Analysis of Qeqchi Medicinal Plants in Belize Central America
55
Ethnobotany of Qeqchi Maya Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of Neurological
61
Biodiversity Prospecting in Drylands of Latin America
79
Medicinal Natural Products in Mexican Phytomedicines
85
Limitations of Existing Bioassays and New Research Developments
91
A Case Study of Madagascar
97
Protecting Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge Related to Medicines
117
Issues and Initiatives Under the Changed Global Scenario
141
Canadian Natural Health Products Regulations
147
Rich Medicinal and Aromatic Flora in Balkan and East Europe Countries and its Protection
154

Traditional Medicine Programmes in Madagascar
73

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