Book ID: 107539
Medicinal Plants of the Andes and Amazon: The Magic and medicinal Flora of Northern Peru. 2015. illus. (col.). 292 p. Paper bd.
Focus primarily on the ethnobotany of medicinal plants used on the north coast of Peru. Northern Peru represents the upper sector of the "health axis" of the ancient Central Andean cultural area stretching from southern Ecuador to northern Bolivia. The traditional first millennium B.C. or at least to the Moche period (A.D. 100-800). Provided are the North Peruvian data and illustrations from the ethnobotanical database of 510 medicinal plants organized under the headings of scientific name, vernacular name, plant parts used, administration, preparation, and use.