4 edition of Scientific insights into Yoruba traditional medicine found in the catalog.
Scientific insights into Yoruba traditional medicine
James I. Durodola
|Statement||by James I. Durodola ; foreword by Adelola Adeloye ; introduction by Philip Singer.|
|Series||Traditional healing series ;, 8|
|LC Classifications||DT515.45.Y67 D87|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||80005796|
With o distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases, Africa remains a minor player in the global natural products market largely due to lack of Reviews: 6. This innovative anthology presents an interdisciplinary approach to Yorùbá culture and customs. Written by Yorùbá experts on all continents, the seventy-five chapters in the volume employ a variety of multi-faceted perspectives to provide a detailed study of the Yorùbá people with insights from anthropology, arts, language and linguistics, literature, history, religion, sociology Author: Tóyìn Fálọlá, Akíntúndé Akínyẹmí.
This unique book provides simple and easy-to-read insights into Igbo language, Igbo culture and Enugu. This book has been converted to a website, and has become the essential. Alternative medicine is recognized as medical products and practices that do not belong to the standard cares taken by medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy and allied health professionals. It has developed into a multitude of medical products and practices that significantly improve the body condition and show disease prevention actions. The content of this book does not cover all areas of.
Moreover, herbal medicine received a worldwide boost when the WHO exhilarated developing countries to use traditional plant medicine to accomplish needs unmet by modern systems (Miller, ). WHO has reported that 4 billion people (80% of the world’s population) use herbal medicines for one or other aspect of primary health care (Fabricant. Responses regarding the uses of traditional medicine varied from patients never using traditional medicine, using it in conjunction with orthodox medicine, trying it and it did not work, and trying it and not certain if it worked. One patient reported, “ mix it together then we begin to drink, we call it Agbo in Yoruba area here.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cataloging based on CIP information. Description: pages cm. Series Title: Traditional healing series, 8.
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Key words: magical-empirical medicine, transcultural archetypes, yoruba. 1 Nigeria. 2 „” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ia şi, Romania IntroductionCited by: 3. Author(s): Durodola,James I Title(s): Scientific insights into Yoruba traditional medicine/ by James I.
Durodola ; foreword by Adelola Adeloye ; introductory note by Philip Singer. Country of Publication: Nigeria Publisher: Owerri, [Nigeria] ; New York: Trado-Medic Books, The regular contributors at Science-Based Medicine (SBM) work diligently every week to explore the world of science-based medicine and the gauzy, nebulous netherworld of fantasy-based medicine.
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Makinde's book, portions of which were presented during his Fulbright lecture at Ohio University inis the first full-scale attempt to explicate the theoretical foundations of traditional African medicine, especially among the Yoruba of Nigeria.
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In a research organization polled 1, US adults with an oversample of adults from Washington DC to determine their perspectives on a range of topics regarding the sale of homeopathy. Yorubic medicine i.e traditional medical system based on the culture and mythological beliefs of the Yoruba people is indigenous to, and widely practiced on the African continent.
Yorubic medicine has its roots in the Ifa Corpus, a religious text revealed by the mystic prophet, Orunmila, over 4, years ago in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, now. In the Yoruba religion, personhood is developmental. It requires more than simply being born (a baby is born with legs and arms and a head).
science and religion are coming to the same basic insights from their different directions. Traditional Chinese medicine teaches that illness is caused by blockages or lack of balance in the body.
In thinking about women, plants, and spirituality, I thought about the traditional West African Yoruba relationship to the plant realm as articulated in their traditional religious beliefs. I also thought about individual women of my acquaintance and their relationships and interactions with the plant realm.
The first portion of this paper is a sketch of the Yoruba traditional religious. We argue that we can only have an accurate insight into traditional medicine if we understand the cultural context of medicinal use of palms (and other plants).
In total 26 scientific papers and books on African traditional Yoruba Ewe neensis of m twigs arm lnerability o, nin [ 51] neensis bad spirits roots the m liveri fe) d.
In total 26 scientific papers and books on African traditional medicine provided information on ritual uses of palms in Sub-Saharan Africa. This information was extracted and listed with scientific names, plant parts used and detailed use description (Table 1).
Our bibliographic search employed several databases, including PubMed, Embase, and. The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts. This was the book that I constantly referenced in my podcasts titled African Spirituality: Orisha And Yoruba Philosophy that you can listen to here. Here is what one reviewer had to say: “Great book and reference material.
I love this book, It gave you a lot of information and history into the Yoruba. Divided into eight sections, each with introductory essays, the selections offer rich and detailed insights into a diverse multinational philosophical landscape.
Revealed in this pathbreaking work is the way in which traditional philosophical issues related to ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology, for instance, take on specific forms in Africa.
Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland rainforest and mountain. The book is illustrated with unique botanical and cultural drawings by Secoya elder and traditional healer Agustin Payaguaje and horticulturalist Thomas Y Reviews: mainstream of Yoruba traditional religion, medicine, like many other aspects of Yoruba life is inextricably intertwined with it.
Through this book the reader is afforded an extensive encounter as well as cognitive approach to Yoruba Medicine. 27) The Religion of the Yorubas. Lucas, Olumide J Athelia Henrietta Press. ISBN Traditional Medicine from Southern Mexico Offers Help with Addiction The “divine sage,” Salvia divinorum, is a promising new scientific tool By Peter H.
Addy. In total 26 scientific papers and books on African traditional medicine provided information on ritual uses of palms in Sub-Saharan Africa. This information was extracted and listed with scientific names, plant parts used and detailed use description (Table 1).Our bibliographic search employed several databases, including PubMed, Embase, and Google Scholar.Traditional medicines in Mali have a high level of support from the government, and research and development in this area are managed under the Department for Traditional Medicine within the National Institute for Research on Public Health, which is part of the Ministry of Health.
The main policy emphasis is on the use of improved traditional medicines, also referred to as Material Transfer.The Yoruba people today number more than 30 million strong, with significant numbers in the United States, Nigeria, Europe, and Brazil.
This landmark reference work emphasizes Yoruba history, geography and demography, language and linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, and art. The