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 ...
The Rainforests host over half the world's species and indigenous peoples use
them for medicine. ... Farnsworth, N. "Screening Plants for New Medicines.
A large colorful website about the rainforest. ... Even now, we have found new
medicines for malaria from artemesia plants ("Sweet Annie") and medicines for ...
The Amazon Rainforest stretches over a billion acres in Brazil, Venezuela,
Columbia, and ... Fox News: Nature's Medicine Cabinet, with Chris Kilham, April
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 ...
Drug. Origin. Use. Quinine. cinchona tree (S. America). treat malaria.
Neostigmine. Calabar bean (Africa?) used to treat glaucoma and provides a
blueprint for ...
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 ...
The Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20 per cent of the world's oxygen, ...
More importantly, there are new drugs still awaiting discovery: drugs for AIDS, ...
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 ...
... information and pictures for kids about food and medicine in the rainforest: 80
% ... CBBC WORLD NEWS ... Ginger is also used to treat indigestion and colds.