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Alves, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega

Animals in Traditional Folk Medicine

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Toward a Plural Approach to the Study of Medicinal Animals
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Ierecê Lucena Rosa

2. From Past to Present: Medicinal Animals in a Historical Perspective
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Maria Franco Trindade Medeiros, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque, Ierecê Lucena Rosa

3. Medicine from the Wild: An Overview of the Use and Trade of Animal Products in Traditional Medicines
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Ierecê Lucena Rosa, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque, Anthony B. Cunningham

4. Medicinal Animals in Ethnoveterinary Practices: A World Overview
Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Lorena Cristina Pinto, Lívia Emanuelle Tavares Mendonça, José Silva Mourão, Washington Luiz Silva Vieira, Paulo Fernando Guedes Pereira Montenegro, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves

5. Animals as a Source of Drugs: Bioprospecting and Biodiversity Conservation
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque

6. Fish Folk Medicine of Caiçara (Atlantic Coastal Forest) and Caboclo (Amazon Forest) Communities
Alpina Begossi, Milena Ramires

7. Herpetofauna Used in Traditional Folk Medicine: Conservation Implications
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Washington Luiz Silva Vieira, Gindomar Gomes Santana, Kleber Silva Vieira, Paulo Fernando Guedes Pereira Montenegro

8. Primates in Traditional Folk Medicine: World Overview
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Dandara Monalisa Mariz Bezerra

9. A Global Overview of Carnivores Used in Traditional Medicines
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Lorena Cristina Lana Pinto, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Ronnie Enderson Mariano Carvalho Cunha Oliveira, Washington Luiz Silva Vieira

10. Seahorses in Traditional Medicines: A Global Overview
Ierecê Lucena Rosa, Gabriela Rocha Defavari, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Tacyana Pereira Ribeiro Oliveira

11. Aquatic Mammals Used in Traditional Folk Medicine: A Global Analysis
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Ronnie Enderson Mariano Carvalho Cunha Oliveira, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Ierecê Lucena Rosa

12. Marine Invertebrates in Traditional Medicines
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Tacyana Pereira Ribeiro Oliveira, Ierecê Lucena Rosa, Anthony B. Cunningham

13. The Role of Animal-Derived Remedies as Complementary Medicine in Brazil
Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves, Gindomar Gomes Santana, Ierecê Lucena Rosa

14. Mediterranean Zootherapy: A Historical to Modern Perspective
Cassandra L. Quave, Andrea Pieroni

15. A Review of Fauna Used in Zootherapeutic Remedies in Portugal: Historical Origins, Current Uses, and Implications for Conservation
Luis Miguel Pires Ceríaco

16. Zootherapy and Biodiversity Conservation in Nigeria
Durojaye A. Soewu

17. Wild Mammals Trade for Zootherapeutic and Mythic Purposes in Benin (West Africa): Capitalizing Species Involved, Provision Sources, and Implications for Conservation
Chabi A. M. S. Djagoun, Hugues A. Akpona, Guy. A. Mensah, Clive Nuttman, Brice Sinsin

18. Birds of a Feather: Quantitative Assessments of the Diversity and Levels of Threat to Birds Used in African Traditional Medicine
Vivienne L. Williams, Anthony B. Cunningham, Robin K. Bruyns, Alan C. Kemp

19. Animals Traded for Traditional Medicine at the Faraday Market in South Africa: Species Diversity and Conservation Implications
Martin J. Whiting, Vivienne L. Williams, Toby J. Hibbitts

20. Finely Ground‐Hornbill: The Sale of Bucorvus Cafer in a Traditional Medicine Market in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Robin K. Bruyns, Vivienne L. Williams, Anthony B. Cunningham

Keywords: Life Sciences, Zoology, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Ecology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Page amount
15 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642290268

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