Ethnoveterinary Botanical Medicine: Herbal Medicines for Animal Health

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David R. Katerere, Dibungi Luseba
CRC Press, Jun 23, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 450 pages
Despite the undoubted success of a scientific approach to pharmaceuticals, the last few decades have witnessed a spectacular rise in interest in herbal medicinal products. This general interest has been followed by increasing scientific and commercial attention that led to the coining of the term ethnopharmacology to describe the scientific discipl
 

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Contents

Methods forEvaluating Efficacyof EthnoveterinaryMedicinal Plants
1
Logistical and LegalConsiderations inEthnoveterinary Research
25
Phytochemical Methods
43
Preclinical Safety Testingof Herbal Remedies
69
RevitalizingEthnoveterinaryMedical Traditions
95
Inventory of TraditionalVeterinary Botanicalsfrom around the World
125
The Current Status andFuture Prospects ofMedicinal and AromaticPlants in Veterinary HealthCare in Southeast Asia
165
EvidenceBasedBotanicals inNorth America
195
Ethnoveterinary Medicinein Southern Africa
257
Ethnoveterinary PlantsUsed in East Africa
289
Herbal Medicines forAnimal Health in theMiddle East and NorthAfrica MENA Region
303
Ethnoveterinary Medicineand SustainableLivestock Managementin West Africa
321
Traditional ChineseVeterinary Medicine
353
EthnoveterinaryMedical Practice in theEuropean Union EU
373
Herbal Medicines for Petand Companion Animals
389
Index
409

The Medicinal Useof Native NorthAmerican Plants inDomestic Animals
213
Plants Used in AnimalHealth Care in Southand Latin America
231
Back cover
435
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