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Descriptor English: Ethnobotany
Descriptor Spanish: Etnobotánica
Descriptor Portuguese: Etnobotânica
Descriptor French: Ethnobotanique
Tree number(s): H01.158.273.118.299
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019448
Scope note: The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
Annotation: specialty; coordinate with geographic term or ethnic group if pertinent; coordinate NIM with specific drug or plant (IM) for ethnobotany aspects of the plant
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Medicine, Traditional (1979-1996)
Plants, Medicinal (1970-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Related: Ethnopharmacology MeSH
Phytotherapy MeSH
DeCS ID: 33148
Unique ID: D019448
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Ethnobotany - Preferred
Concept UI M0028935
Scope note The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
Preferred term Ethnobotany



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