Traditional Medicine of the Marshall Islands: The Women, the Plants, the Treatments

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This book is an attempt to ensure that traditional knowledge is not lost and that ecosystems are protected for future generations. It describes more than 270 traditional medicinal treatments, all of which use the plants of the Marshall Islands, and provides a biogeographical, historical and anthropological context, with a particular focus on the use of traditional medicine for the treatment of women.
 

Contents

Chapter
4
Chapter
11
Chapter
17
Physical illness
24
Restrictions and regulations
34
Chapter 5
57
Appendix 1
235
Appendix 2
245
Appendix 3
265
Glossary
284
Index
292
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