Peru's love of traditional medicine

Summary
Traditional medicine is more popular in Peru than in other Andean nations, driving half of its medicinal plants to extinction in the north, but local people are being resourceful and substituting them for other species.

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Author
Zoraida Portillo

Publisher
SciDevNet

File type
Web Page

Topic
AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Related topics
NUTRITION AND HEALTH

Keywords
agroforestry, health, income generation, indigenous knowledge, livelihood improvement, new products, nutritional status, nutritional value, nutrition-human, sustainable livelihoods

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