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Electronic Journal of Biotechnology
Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
ISSN: 0717-3458
Vol. 2, No. 2, 1999, pp. 56-70
Bioline Code: ej99009
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
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Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 2, No. 2, 1999, pp. 56-70

 en Medicinal plants: a re-emerging health aid
Hoareau, Lucy & DaSilva, Edgar J.


Interest in medicinal plants as a re-emerging health aid has been fuelled by the rising costs of prescription drugs in the maintenance of personal health and well-being, and the bioprospecting of new plant-derived drugs. Several issues as well as a range of interests and activities in a number of countries are dealt with. Based on current research and financial investments, medicinal plants will, seemingly, continue to play an important role as an health aid.

International cooperation, Medicinal plants, Traditional medicine

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