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South African plant poisons and their investigation

by Charles Frederick Juritz

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Published by Published by the S.A. Association for the Advancement of Science in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poisonous plants,
  • Medicinal plants

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Frederick Juritz
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26006323M
    OCLC/WorldCa43472245

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      Haitian migrants played an important role shaping Cuban culture and traditional ethnobotanical knowledge. An ethnobotanical investigation was conducted to collect information on medicinal plant use by Haitian immigrants and their descendants in the Province of Camagüey, Cuba. Information was obtained from semi-structured interviews with Haitian immigrants and .   All drugs are poisons, and that's OK. They couldn't work if they weren't poisons. It's the nature of the poison—and the dose—that determines .

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South African plant poisons and their investigation / By. Juritz, Charles Frederick. Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Cape Town:Published by the S.A. Association for the Advancement of Science, Notes: From the.

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. South African plant poisons and their investigation / By.

Juritz, Charles Frederick. If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter. The Forensic Science Laboratory of the South African Police Service was formed on 15 January with the Biology, Chemistry and Electronics Units. A new building complex was occupied in March when the Ballistic and Question Document Unit, which before this had resorted under the SA Criminal Bureau, were amalgamated with the FSL.

Poisonous Plants of South Africa Book. We have investigated the plant extracts for their cytotoxic activity towards drug-sensitive parental CCRF-CEM leukemia cells and their multidrug. Book Description. A unique book on recognition and investigation. of criminal poisoning for investigators.

of all backgrounds and stages of their careers. Poisons: An Introduction for Forensic Investigators is a concise yet comprehensive overview of toxicants and unanticipated circumstances in which poisoning occurs.

This book expands. Curare (/ k ʊ ˈ r ɑː r i / or / k j ʊ ˈ r ɑː r i /; koo-rah-ree or kyoo-rah-ree) is a common name for various plant extract alkaloid arrow poisons originating from Central and South is active only by an injection or a direct wound contamination by poisoned dart or arrow.

These poisons function by competitively and reversibly inhibiting the nicotinic acetylcholine. In South Africa, Z. aethiopica is one of the valuable medicinal plant species in the country and the species is included in the book "medicinal plants of South Africa," a photographic guide to the.

For over a century, plant specialists worldwide have sought to transform healing plants in African countries into pharmaceuticals. And for equally as long, conflicts over these medicinal plants have endured, from stolen recipes and toxic tonics to unfulfilled promises of laboratory equipment and usurped personal patents.

In Bitter Roots, Abena Dove Osseo-Asare draws on publicly. Full text of "The Medicinal And Poisonous Plants Of Southern Africa" See other formats. Introduction. The term ‘Aphrodisiac’ takes its roots from the word ‘Aphrodite’, the Greek goddess of beauty and love.

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The botanical and cultural diversity of the African continent provides numerous opportunities for the development of innovative new crops and new products.

However, many of African medicinal and aromatic plants remain scientifically poorly known and in Cited by: 4. () Marloth, – R. Marloth, The Flora of South Africa (4 vols) (–) William Wesley London Marnewick et al., J.L.

Marnewick, W.C.A. Gelderblom, E. Joubert, An investigation on the antimutagenic properties of South African herbal teas Mutation Research () Martin, G.J.

Martin, Ethnobotany Cited by: In Monarchs and Milkweed, Anurag Agrawal presents a vivid investigation into how the monarch butterfly has evolved closely alongside the milkweed—a toxic plant named for the sticky white substance emitted when its leaves are damaged—and how this inextricable and intimate relationship has been like an arms race over the millennia, a battle.

They also addressed the prevalent disrespect to their culture and way of living: “Researchers took photographs of individuals in their homes, of breastfeeding mothers, or of underage children, while ignoring our social customs and norms. Bribes or other advantages were offered” (South African San Institute, ).

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western South America, had great trou-ble in persuading their fellows to ven-ture into the wilderness. The first sample of Curare was carried into Europe from British Guiana, inby Sir Walter Raleigh and was called Ourari. Very few plant arrow poisons have been employed commonly in North America, although arrows and blow-guns were the.

South African Historical Journal. doi: /; Myers CW, Daly JW, Malkin B. () A dangerously toxic new frog (Phyllobates) used by Embera Indians of western Colombia, with discussion of blowgun fabrication and dart poisoning.

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (2): – [Google Scholar]Cited by: 5. South African researchers have taken up this challenge in a vigorous fashion.

Early South African researchers: – Southern Africa is home to over 30 species of higher plants and three of the richest floristic regions in Africa, the so-called ‘hot spots’: the Cape Floristic Region, the Maputaland-Pondoland Region and the.

Novel natural products from marketed plants of eastern and southern Africa* Berhanu M The selection of plant material for investigation in our research group has been guided by the *Lecture presented at the 7th International Chemistry Conference in Africa & 34th Convention of the South African Chemical Institute, Durban, South Africa, 6.

This was well-known by our ancient ancestors, and they extracted such poisons to lace their weapons for hunting and warfare. A researcher is now on the brink of proving conclusively that Palaeolithic societies used poisons as far back as 30, years ago.

Humans have long used poison, most commonly as weapons, antidotes, and : Lizleafloor. An ethnobotanical investigation was conducted to collect information on medicinal plant use by Haitian immigrants and their descendants in the Province of Camagüey, Cuba.

Methods Information was obtained from semi-structured interviews with Haitian immigrants and their descendants, direct observations, and by reviewing reports of traditional Cited by: Seven types of keyterms are used including geographic location, plant species, plant part, animal species affected, and disease produced.

Waller, Coy W., and others. Toxicology of poison oak (Rhus toxicodendron) and poison ivy (Rhus radicans) extracts in the rat.