Medicinal Plants of North Africa

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Reference Publications, Incorporated, 1983 - Medical - 286 pages
Descriptions of 369 indigenous, naturalized, or cultivated species (97 families) of plants in North Africa. Intended to "bridge the gap between folk and modern medicine." Arranged alphabetically by family names. Each entry gives species name, vernacular names in Arabic, Berber, English, and French; geographical area of growth; uses; and numbers referring to bibliographical citations. 103 plates. Glossary, bibliography (66 references), and indexes (medicinal, common names, and species).

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Contents

MEDICINAL PLANTS OF NORTH AFRICA
18
Cactaceae
40
Cleomaceae
52
Euphorbiaceae
83
Fumariaceae
89
Geraniaceae
92
Mentha suaveolens Ehrh
109
Lauraceae
116
1
131

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