TitleBedouin Traditional Medicine in the Syrian Steppe. Al-Khatib speaks: and interview with a Hadidin traditional doctor
Year2002
ISBN9789251047316
Job NumberY3363/E
Number in series0
Series titleNon-series Titles
LanguageEn
Number of pages148
Price US$$15.00
This publication describes traditional knowledge related to human and veterinary medicinal uses of plants by Bedouins in the Syrian desert steppe. The information has been compiled from data collected directly from Bedouin pastoralsist and from interviews with the traditional doctor, Al-Khatib. The book aims to establish a bridge between local habits, beliefs and know-how, and a scientific approach to the management and use of natural resources of the Syrian steppe. A total of 16 plants and one therapeutic animal are included, each with a short description.


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