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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: ... medicines that can make us feel better, come from plant-derived sources.

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 ...

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 ...

products, medicines and perfumes from the rainforest

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Spices that come from rainforest plants are vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper. Some plants have multiple purposes. The South American babassu is ...

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.

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.

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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.