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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 .... He received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo in ...

Plant Medicines - Rainforest Education


A large colorful website about the rainforest. ... Even now, we have found new medicines for malaria from artemesia plants ("Sweet Annie") and medicines for ...

Medicines of the Rainforest Part 2 - Rainforest Education


Many of our original medicines were derived from plants - and many that we still use to this day, such as quinine and digitalis. Many new medicines, such as ...

Saving Rainforests with Medicinal Plants


Jul 22, 2012 ... This makes rainforest species an excellent reservoir of medicines and chemical templates with which researchers can create new drugs.

Tropical Rainforests - Nature's Medicine Cabinet


Tropical rainforest plants have produced thousands of lifesaving drugs, yet the potential ... In addition, new technologies allowed to use powerful combinatorial ...

Final Paper: The Medicinal Value of the Rainforest - Miami University


While searching for medicine in the rainforest may seem like a good idea due to ... the discovery of a new drug can generate tens of millions of dollars annually ...

What medicines come from the rainforest? | Reference.com


Some medicines that come from the rain forest include theophylline, ... Plants in the rain forest contain compounds that are used to treat dozens of diseases and ... New Medicines of the Rainforest · Household Products from the Rainforest ...

"Rainforest Remedies" By Daniel Mowrey, Ph.D.


Dec 21, 2012 ... We can not expect to see a plethora of rain-forest remedies come pouring out of jungles overnight. The only currently obvious trend in rainforest ...

Plant-Based Drugs and Medicines by Leslie Taylor


Oct 13, 2000 ... Many prescription drugs orginated from chemicals found in plants. ... this subject, also see Chapter 2 of The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs. .... possiblility of new drugs and active plant chemicals for cancer and AIDS/HIV.

Rainforest Facts - Wealth of the Rainforest


Dec 21, 2012 ... Most medicine men and shamans remaining in the Rainforests today are ... in research programs to discover new drugs or cures from plants.

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Rainforest Medicine - Healing Medicines From The Amazon


The Rainforests host over half the world's species and indigenous peoples use them for medicine. ... Farnsworth, N. "Screening Plants for New Medicines.

Amazon Rainforest Facts | Medicine Hunter


More than 20% of the world's oxygen is produced in the Amazon Rainforest. This has ... Fox News: Nature's Medicine Cabinet, with Chris Kilham, April 2012.

Medicines Derived from Rainforest Plants - Rainforests