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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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The 2019 study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, included Erukainure OL, Sanni O, Chukwuma CI and Islam MS at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, in collaboration with Ijomone OM and Ibeji CU.
A study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that clarified lime juice can prevent the growth of Staphylococcus aureus.
their findings in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology.
This book unites Indian contributors in botany, microbiology, ethnobotany, and ethnopharmacology, who are all from research centers, universities, and colleges in Tamil Nadu, India.
The scientific study of traditional and folk remedies is called ethnopharmacology.
The search for replacement antibiotics to combat multi-resistance has prompted researchers to explore new sources, including folk medicines: a field of study known as ethnopharmacology. They are also focusing on environments where well-known antibiotic producers like Streptomyces can be found.
Luna was a presenter at the 2017 50th Anniversary Ethnopharmacologic Search for Psychoactive Drugs Symposium, along with nearly twenty other experts in chemistry, botany, anthropology, and ethnopharmacology, all gathered to discuss their ethnopharmacology research and other psychoactive ideas collected over the past fifty years since the first symposium.
Appiah, "Review: African medicinal plants with wound healing properties," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
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.