Researchers Study Renaissance Herbals to Preserve the Botanical Tradition of the Ancient Mediterranean

ArtPlantae Today posted (1/27/2012) a wonderful piece reporting an interview with cultural anthropologist, Emanuela Appetiti, and historian of science, Alain Touwaide from the Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions. The full article can be accessed here.

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Exciting new study published by Quave and colleagues

An exciting new study by Dr. Quave and colleagues reporting the activity of ellagic acid derivatives against S. aureus biofilms was published today in PLoS One. These compounds were isolated from a medicinal blackberry plant used in southern Italy to treat skin infections. The full article is accessible at this…

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Store added to site

A Store has been added to the site for the sale of Dr. Quave’s works. As of now, there are 2 items for sale on the site: Medicina Popolare del Vulture: Traditional Medicine of the Vulture-Alto Bradano area, southern Italy. ISBN 978-1-61584-442-5  (This is a full color-book available for shipments…

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The European Heritage of Folk Medicines and Medicinal Foods: Its Contribution to the CAMs of Tomorrow

The deadline for submissions to the special issue of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine has been extended to March 2nd! This will be a special issue focusing on the topic of The European Heritage of Folk Medicines and Medicinal Foods: Its Contribution to the CAMs of Tomorrow. Please visit the following…

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