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- van Andel, Tinde; Fundiko, Marie-Cakupewa C.
- Economic botany 2016 v.70 no.4 pp. 405-415
- Mondia whitei, etc ; Africans; Aloe vera; Gnetum africanum; Ipomoea batatas; Manihot esculenta; common names; cost effectiveness; food crops; herbal medicines; imports; interviews; inventories; kola nuts; leaves; markets; medicinal plants; medicinal properties; medicine; shea butter; surveys; taxes; vegetables; Belgium; United States; Show all 25 Subjects
- ... Maintaining cultural identity and preference to treat cultural bound ailments with herbal medicine are motivations for migrants to continue using medicinal plants from their home country after moving to Europe and the USA. As it is generally easier to import exotic food than herbal medicine, migrants often shift to using species that double as food and medicine. This paper focuses on the trade in ...
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