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(ˌɛθ noʊˌfɑr məˈkɒl ə dʒi)

the scientific study of substances used medicinally, esp. folk remedies, by different ethnic or cultural groups.
eth`no•phar`ma•co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) eth`no•phar`ma•co•log′ic, adj.
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Niapour, Study of embryotoxicity of Perovskia abrotanoides, an adulterant in folk medicine during organogenesis in mice, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 117, 108 (2008).
A study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that it has anti-diarrhoeal effects - meaning it stops you needing the toilet as much if you suffer from diarrhoea - because of its tannin content.
Researchers in the 2016 Journal of Ethnopharmacology had also indicated that its concurrent use with prescription drugs such as Sitagliptin can compromise blood sugar level control with negative consequence in diabetic retinopathy.
Contributors include experts in garden and landscape studies, history of botanical and medical gardens, architectural history, and landscape architecture, in addition to scholars in medicinal plants, ethnobotany, and ethnopharmacology, and even poetry and religious studies.
com/science/article/pii/S0378874199001063) study , published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, researchers compared moringa to a widely used class of cholesterol and statins, which lower lipids.
Immunomodulatory Activity of Polysaccharides Isolated from Alchornea cordifolia, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 146: 232-242, 2013.
Current life sciences journals advocating and using graphical abstracts include the International Journal of Pharmaceutics and the Journal of Ethnopharmacology.
Jargin, "Phytoestrogens and soy products: perspectives of application," Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology, vol.
A Perspective on Natural Products Research and Ethnopharmacology in Mexico: The Eagle and the Serpent on the Prickly Pear Cactus.
A contribution to the ethnopharmacology of the lowland Quichua people of Amazonian Ecuador.
A 2013 study reported in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology examined the published research on 71 herbs and found that sage provides an array of critical anti-inflammatory properties.