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Owed to Nature: Medicines from Tropical Forests - Rainforest Trust ...

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Jan 26, 2013 ... The benefits to humanity of nature-derived medicines are incalculable ..... of our carbon emissions come from one thing, burning the rainforests.

What medicines come from the rainforest? | Reference.com

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Some medicines that come from the rain forest include theophylline, vincristine and Mevacor. Plants in the rain forest contain compounds that are used to treat ...

Amazon Rainforest Facts | Medicine Hunter

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More than 20% of the world's oxygen is produced in the Amazon Rainforest. This has ... Currently, over 120 drugs come from plant-derived sources. Of the 3000 ...

Tropical Rainforests - Nature's Medicine Cabinet

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And according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute, more than two-thirds of all medicines found to have cancer-fighting properties come from rainforest plants.

Food and Medicine in the rainforest for kids - Oddizzi

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Fun facts, information and pictures for kids about food and medicine in the rainforest: 80% of the developed world's food originally came from rainforests. ... drugs, medicines that can make us feel better, come from plant-derived sources.

Aricles on Rainforest Medicinal Plants

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Dec 21, 2012 ... We can not expect to see a plethora of rain-forest remedies come ... of rainforest medicinals by local shamans and herbal medicine men, barely ...

Many of the Amazon plants are medicine plants

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... if we stop deforestation. PLANTS OF THE AMAZON RAINFOREST ... Curare is used in medicine as a muscle relaxant and in Parkinson's disease. Kapok Tree.

Rainforest Facts - Wealth of the Rainforest

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Dec 21, 2012 ... Most medicine men and shamans remaining in the Rainforests today ... in today's cancer-fighting drugs come from organisms found only in the ...

Medicine & Health | American Forests

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The National Cancer Institute says that more than two-thirds of all cancer-fighting drugs come from rainforest plants. More discoveries are made each year.

Ten products and ingredients that come from the Amazon. - WWF ...

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Oct 23, 2013 ... The Amazon is much more than simply a rainforest. It's also a source ... Ten products and ingredients that come from the Amazon. ... Medicines.

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Medicines of the Rainforest Part 2 - Rainforest Education

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Many of our original medicines were derived from plants - and many that we still ... In the Amazon, visitors have come to learn about plant medicines from Don ...

Medicines Derived from Rainforest Plants - Rainforests

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DRUGS DERIVED FROM RAINFOREST PLANTS ...

Rainforest Medicine - Healing Medicines From The Amazon

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The Rainforests host over half the world's species and indigenous peoples use them for medicine. About 7000 of today's medicines are from plants.