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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 654249–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451491
Published: 01 April 2003
... Company. Foster A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants: Eastern and Central North America 1990 Herb Research Foundation. (1998). Herb Research Foundation — Herbs and Herbal Medicine for Health. (Available on the web at http://www.herbs.org/index.html) Fugh-Bergman, A. (2000). Herb-drug...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 648596–604 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451382
Published: 01 October 2002
... Ethnopharmacology, 61, 101-110. Alarcón-Aguilera 101 61 Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1998 Ernst, E. (1991). Herbal medications for common ailments in the elderly. Drugs and Aging, 15, 423-8. Ernst 423 15 Drugs and Aging 1991 Fleming, T. (2000). PDR for Herbal Medicines. Montvale, NJ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 734242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.4.11
Published: 01 April 2011
...Dorothybelle Poli Engaging students in ethnobotanical concepts can be a challenge if you present the topic as a straight lecture. I used the art of brewing tea, accompanied by numerous herbals (books), to impress upon my students how people have learned what plants are helpful or harmful to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824218–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.218
Published: 01 April 2020
... they found them interesting. According to Pany (2014) , children find useful plants interesting. He classified useful plants into six subgroups, including edible plants, spice plants, medicinal plants, stimulant herbal plants, ornamental plants, and plants used directly in daily life. Among these...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823188–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.188
Published: 01 March 2020
... Vegetables . London : P. Elmsley and H. Payne . Facsimile edition available online at https://archive.org/details/b30516638_0001 . Johnson, S. ( 2006 ). The Ghost Map . New York, NY : Riverhead Books . Leland, T. ( 2007 ). Interpreting Native American herbal remedies . St. Paul, MN : SHiPS...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816395–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.395
Published: 01 August 2019
... engaged in DNA extraction from plant specimens, amplification of DNA barcodes by polymerase chain reaction, and sequencing of the DNA barcode. They were further introduced to DNA barcoding's application in everyday life. This center specifically focuses on the authentication of medicinal and herbal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814296 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.296
Published: 01 April 2019
... environmental conditions on all continents except Antarctica, and many are found climbing mountains to high altitudes. American botanist James Small even concluded that the Asteraceae “seem to have been formed with the mountains by the mountains for the mountains.” Humans have utilized herbal medicines for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795428–430 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.428
Published: 01 May 2017
... herbal remedies. But were any of them truly effective? How could science contribute to solving this important health problem? Young physician Vital Brazil Mineiro da Campanha ( Figure 1 ) saw the challenge first-hand. With an eye toward helping his patients in the town of Botucatu, São Paulo state...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788657–661 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.657
Published: 01 October 2016
... descriptions, however, were given in this class. One student came up with the comparison to a “cold and flu” herbal bath soak for the former, while for the latter only a general and unspecific “aromatic” was recorded. As early as 1968, Barsch suggested that “Scented learning aids may prove very profitable...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 7817–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.7
Published: 01 January 2016
... in quantitative microbiology ( Table 1 ). Chemical compounds have been used to treat diseases since ancient times (e.g., herbal remedies), but the term antibiotic was originally used for antimicrobial substances produced by microorganisms. The first antibiotic, penicillin, was discovered by Sir...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 736359–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.11
Published: 01 August 2011
...Maura C. Flannery © 2011 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2011 References Arber A.R. ( 1912 ). Herbals: Their Origin and Evolution: A Chapter in the History of Botany, 1470—1670 . Cambridge, UK : University Press . Cox P.A. Sacks O.W...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 74115–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.1.5
Published: 01 January 2012
... that goes into a pregnant woman's body may affect the fetus. Prescription drugs for epilepsy, like phenytoin and valproic acid, can cause birth defects. Excessive vitamin A can cause neural tube and other defects in the fetus. It is difficult to test the purity of herbal remedies, and, even if pure...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 734217–221 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.4.6
Published: 01 April 2011
... and texts were in high demand by the 18th century. Many herbal manuscripts from Europe, Greece, and Egypt are filled with detailed drawings of plants that were soon to be medicines ( Blunt, 1994 ). The function of the botanical illustrator has remained relatively unchanged, even with the advent of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 729545–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.9.5
Published: 01 November 2010
... Table 1. Some of the products, programs, and therapies used in weight management. Other categories might include books,infomercials, over-the-counter products, herbal treatments,and nutraceuticals Commercial Food Supplements//Substitutes Commercial Program Clinical Drug Therapies...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 719541–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20565377
Published: 01 November 2009
... * Learn about ethnobotany and ethnobotanical research, and how it is conducted. * Collect basic ethnobotanical data for a plant taxon and consider the importance of ethnobotanical research to the process of drug discovery. * Evaluate potential medicinal value of some traditional and/or herbal medicines by...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 709557–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669343
Published: 01 November 2008
... beyond me, but there were librarians on hand with a number of treasures?books filled with botanical illustrations, so I went away more than satisfied. In addition, an exhibit on cucurbits included books such as Leonhard Fuchs's Herbal from 1542, opened to a great picture of a cucumber plant. As I walked...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2006; 684242–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451974
Published: 01 April 2006
.... Berenbaum Coping with life as a menu option: Inducible defenses of the wild parsnip 10 The Ecology and Evolution of Inducible Defenses 1997 Blumenthal, M. (Editor) (2000). Herbal Medicine Expanded Commission E Monographs. (pp.139-148). Newton, MA: Integrative Medicine Communications. Blumenthal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2006; 685315–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452000
Published: 01 May 2006
... Classroom Exercise It's Becoming a Small Nano World The Outreach Biotechnology Loaner Program Run a Gel in 20 Minutes! And Other Quick Tips for Bringing Biotechnology into Your Classroom Botany & Microbiology Testing Nature's Pharmacy: Bioassays for Herbal nd Medicinal P ants Gardens ofLilliput How To Make...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 676329–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451857
Published: 01 August 2005
... natural herbal supplement scientifically proven to help you burn fat and lose weight has been developed. A non-prescription, botanical-based cream that is clini- cally proven to promote hair growth is now avail- able. This three-step system has been scientifically proven to prevent acne. This clinical...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 667474–475 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451723
Published: 01 September 2004
... relative growth rates have poorer chemical defenses? Functional Ecology, 13(6), 819-827. 10.2307/2656376 819 Opler, A., Mizell, R., Robert, A., Cervantes-Cervantes, M., Kincaid, D. & Kennelly, EJ. (2002). The use of a brine shrimp assay to study herbal teas in the classroom. The American Biology...