Important medicinal plants of Florida. by Carl Henry Johnson

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Published in Tallahassee .

Written in English

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  • Florida.


  • Botany, Medical.,
  • Botany -- Florida.

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LC ClassificationsQK99 .J54
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Paginationiv, 51 p.
Number of Pages51
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Open LibraryOL218899M
LC Control Numbera 60009480

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer Author: C. H Johnson. This book was written in response to the continued interest of Floridians in growing or collecting medicinal plants for possible profit, an interest that is due in part to an awareness of the advantages of Florida's climate.

The scope is limited to those plants that are used in medicine in commercial quantities or have potentialities as such. Important medicinal plants of Florida [Johnson, C.

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Cynthia R. Kasee, University of South Florida. The first published record of Florida Seminole herbal medicine and ancient healing practices, Healing Plants is a colorfully illustrated compendium of knowledge and practices passed down orally to Alice Snow from Reviews: As in Northern states the Florida Pines were very important medicines for the Natives.

There are eight native Palm trees in Florida, which were once important for food, fiber, and utility. Sabal Palm, or Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto), was used as cabbage for a.

Further research revealed that Black Plai is a rare Asian ginger species, Zingiber ottensii, with purple, "violet or pink"-colored rhizome flesh.

It has been used in trad. See notes and slides from Emily’s presentation at this link. Herbalist Emily Ruff presented “Swamp Medicine: Healing Plants of Central Florida” at the International Herb Symposium, highlighting medicinal plants growing in the subtropical climate surrounding the Orlando area.

Clinical herbalist, Maria Noel Groves, created a beautifully illustrated book that can help everyone understand how to incorporate herbs into their daily life. This is a wonderful book for those interested in taking the first step to learn more about medicinal plants.

Important Medicinal Plants of Florida replaces the bulletin Collection and Culti-vation of Medicinal Plants of Florida writ-ten by Dr. Christensen, formerly of the College of Pharmacy of the University of Florida.

Credit is due this publication and similar booklets from other states in. Important medicinal plants of Florida: By C.H. Johnson [Carl Henry Johnson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Carl Henry Johnson.

The item Important medicinal plants of Florida: by C. Johnson represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Jacksonville Public Library.

This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. Books on Florida Native Plants and Ecology. Recommended books about native plants, native plant communities, and the creatures that depend on them Ecosystems and Plant Communities. Human Uses of Plants (Ethnobotany, food plants, medicinal plants, etc.) Landscaping and Gardening.

Plant Identification and Taxonomy. Unclassified. Wildlife. Due to the fact that there are ample supplies of several native drugs in the State of Florida, the collection of medicinal plants is deserving of more attention.

This bulletin contains a list of native herbs which grow in commercial quantities in the localities indicated.

Miconia bicolor Florida Tetrazygia, West Indian-lilac, Florida Clover Ash Mimosa quadrivalvis Florida Sensitive Brier Mimosa strigillosa Sunshine Mimosa, Powderpuff Mitchella repens Partridge Berry, Twinberry Monarda punctata Dotted Horsemint Morella caroliniensis Swamp Candleberry, Evergreen Bayberry Morella cerifera Wax Myrtle.

In India, Ayurveda medicine has used many herbs. The Sushruta Samhita attributed to Sushruta in the 6th century BC describes medicinal plants, 64 preparations from mineral sources, and 57 preparations based on animal sources. The first Chinese herbal book, the Shennong Bencao Jing, compiled during the Han Dynasty.

The principal aim Of this book is 0) to provide detailed information on important medicinal plants Of Bolipara. Bandarban and to preserve the traditional knowledge Of herbal healers. practitioner of to-day bases his work. The greater part of the book is devoted to the cyclopaedic dictionary of medicinal and other herbs, with their natural order, botanical and common names and synonyms, their habitats, distinctive features, the parts employed and the therapeutic properties, with uses and dosage.

Native plants are often a good bet for the Florida gardener. A wide range variety could work in your landscape, from vines and groundcovers to shrubs, trees, and palms. Many can serve as good sources of food for wildlife. Some popular natives in Florida include beautyberry, muhly grass, coontie, and Southern magnolia.

Any of these sound familiar. Mexican Tarragon (Tagetes lucida) is a perennial herb native to Mexico and Central America that is used as a medicinal plant and as a culinary herb. The leaves have a flavor similar to a blend of tarragon and anise making it a suitable substitute for Tarragon in warm humid climates where true French Tarragon is unsuccessful.

Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest by Charles W. Kane Few people realize that the deserts of the Southwest are home to a plethora of fascinating plants. Favorite medicines like aloe, sage, cactus and California poppy grow well in these ecosystems. Take a walk through the heat and discover some of nature’s wildest Western remedies.

A few commonly used and economically important medicinal plants are included in the genus Panax. Ginsenosides, unique triterpenoid saponin compounds abundant in the Panax species, are under basic and clinical research to investigate their potential for use in various diseases.

Plants play a central role in human existence. Medicinal plants, in particular, have allowed for the continued survival of the human species.

This book, based on over a decade of research in Southern Mexico with the Highland Maya, explores the relationship between medicinal plants, traditional ecological knowledge and the environment.

Literature Useful To The Study Of Florida Plants Introduction and Contents The following bibliography is a selection of publications which may be helpful to the study of the native, naturalized and cultivated vegetation of Florida. pharmacists who were making "vegetable drugs". The plants shown on this map grow natively or are cultivated in the United States.

This map depicts one or two important species that in each state, but not exclusively in that particular grow state more like in that area or region.

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Some plants and their derivatives are considered as important source for active ingredients which are used in aspirin and toothpaste etc. Apart from the medicinal uses, herbs are also used in natural dye, pest control, food, perfume, tea and so on.

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Still considered the definitive work on medicinal herbs and their uses after two decades the Handbook of Medicinal Herbs has undergone a long-anticipated revision. In the second edition world-renowned ethnobotanist James A.

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The first in-depth examination of the sacred underpinnings of the world of Native American medicinal herbalism. Reveals how shamans and healers talk with plants to discover their medicinal properties Includes the prayers and medicine songs associated with each of the plants examined By the author of The Secret Teachings of Plants/5(11).

The information in these guides is more extensive, complete, and unbiased than natural product companies who sell these plants as supplements can provide. Leslie Taylor is one of the world’s leading experts on rainforest medicinal plants and a leader in creating a worldwide market for the important medicinal plants of the Amazon rainforest.

Book Description. As the medicinal plant industry blooms into a billion dollar business, it reaches beyond collection, propagation, harvesting and sale of crude vegetal drugs into product formulation, packaging and dispensing of sophisticated phyto-pharmaceuticals and herbal preparations.

First published inthis book describes the most important medicinal plants in tropical West Africa and similar humid tropical climates. After a short introduction about early traditional medicine, the bulk of the book gives an account of locally occurring plants, grouped by their medicinal actions.

Edible and medicinal plants can provide healthy alternatives to highly processed foods and pharmaceuticals, bringing greater health into our lives.

To effectively use wild plants, one must learn basic plant identification skills, especially for poisonous plants, as well as ethics, proper collection and preparation methods.

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Caribbean wild plants and their uses: an illustrated guide to some medicinal and wild ornamental plants of the West Indies. Macmillan Publ. Ltd., London, England. x, p. Jacobs, Marion Lee and Henry M. Burlage. Index of plants of North Carolina with reputed medicinal uses.

Published by Henry M. Burlage, Austin, TX. xi, p. 23 Medicinal Plants the Native Americans Used on a Daily Basis The native tribes of Florida, such as the Seminoles, used the plant for food, but medicine men used This plant was an important plant for healers because of its many unusual medicinal uses.

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