Traditional Medicine of the Marshall Islands: The Women, the Plants, the Treatments

Irene J. Taafaki; Maria Kabua Fowler; Randolph R. Thaman

Published by IPS Publications, University of the South Pacific, 2006
ISBN 10: 9820203783 / ISBN 13: 9789820203785
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300 pp., illustrations, glossary, index. cover wear & abrasions. This book is an attempt to ensure that traditional knowledge is not lost and that ecosystems are protected for future generations. It is the result of a collaboration of nine expert Marshallese healers, members of clans who possess their own special medicines, and numerous others who are familiar with folk or general remedies. It describes more than 270 traditional medicinal treatments, all of which use the plants of the Marshall Islands, and provides a biogeographical, historical and anthropological context, with a particular focus on the use of traditional medicine for the treatment of women. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Traditional Medicine of the Marshall Islands...
Publisher: IPS Publications, University of the South Pacific
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Irene J. Taafaki; Maria Kabua Fowler; Randolph R. Thaman
Published by IPS Publications, University of the South Pacific (2006)
ISBN 10: 9820203783 ISBN 13: 9789820203785
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Book Description IPS Publications, University of the South Pacific, 2006. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 300 p. Includes: illustrations, index. glossary. cover wear, corners bumped. This book is an attempt to ensure that traditional knowledge is not lost and that ecosystems are protected for future generations. It is the result of a collaboration of nine expert Marshallese healers, members of clans who possess their own special medicines, and numerous others who are familiar with folk or general remedies. It describes more than 270 traditional medicinal treatments, all of which use the plants of the Marshall Islands, and provides a biogeographical, historical and anthropological context, with a particular focus on the use of traditional medicine for the treatment of women. Bookseller Inventory # 9820203783AMA062316

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