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


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

Medicines Derived from Rainforest Plants - Rainforests



Amazon Rainforest Facts | Medicine Hunter


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 ...

Food and Medicine in the rainforest for kids - Oddizzi


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.

Many of the Amazon plants are medicine plants


... 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.

Aricles on Rainforest Medicinal Plants


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 ...

Medicine & Health | American Forests


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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Dec 17, 2008 ... A rare and privileged look inside the Bri Bri rain forest people's traditions. Learn about the secret medicinal plants of the forest.

Rainforest Medicines - The Living Rainforest


This tour will look at the medicinal uses and potential of rainforest plants and animals. It will also explore what the term 'medicine' means to people from different ...



Many of the powerful drugs used in modern medicines originated in plants. ... might find cures for some of the world's deadliest diseases among rainforest plants.

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Medicines of the Rainforest Part 2 - Rainforest Education


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 ...

Rainforest Medicine - Healing Medicines From The Amazon


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.

Tropical Rainforests - Nature's Medicine Cabinet


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.