New Paper on Bioactivity of St. John’s Wort

Take a look at our latest article on the anti-infective properties of traditinal medicinal preparations. Here, we provide an example of traditional knowledge demonstrating sophisticated competence: harnessing a powerful plant while excluding a negative side-effect. This article is available by open access, free to view or download at the link…

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Quave gives input on new ways to inspire students about botany

In the latest issue of Native Plant News, Dr. Quave’s research and writing on innovative ways to engage students in botany is featured. Quave encourages the use of tools from ethnobotany to engage students with the natural world: “The biggest ‘ah-ha’ moments come when [students] start to recognize their own…

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Medicina Popolare del Vulture now available for purchase!

Good news! Following many requests, Medicina Popolare del Vulture: Traditional Medicine of the Vulture-Alto Bradano area, Southern Italy (self-published, 2009) is now available for purchase via Blurb’s print-on-demand service. As this is a self-published book, the print on demand service can be a bit pricey – but it is the…

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