Historical versus contemporary medicinal plant uses in the US Virgin Islands.

Historical versus contemporary medicinal plant uses in the US Virgin Islands. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Jul 1; Authors: Soelberg J, Davis O, Jäger AK Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Hidden in the documents of the dark past of the trans-Atlantic slavery are gems of ethnomedicinal observations, supported by herbarium specimens, which tell of the traditional medicine of a…

A review on the management of migraine in the Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine.

A review on the management of migraine in the Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine. Neurol Sci. 2016 Feb 9; Authors: Zargaran A, Borhani-Haghighi A, Faridi P, Daneshamouz S, Mohagheghzadeh A Abstract Migraine is a common type of headache which has a deep history dating back thousands of years. Avicenna (980-1032), a Persian scholar, made a great…

Ginger from ancient times to the new outlook.

Ginger from ancient times to the new outlook. Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2015 Feb;10(1):e18402 Authors: Khodaie L, Sadeghpoor O Abstract CONTEXT: Ginger is the rhizome of Zingiber officinale, a perennial plant, used alone or in compounds as a spice or remedy in ancient recipes of Iranian traditional medicine (ITM) as an effective tonic for…