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 ...
A large colorful website about the rainforest. ... Even now, we have found new
medicines for malaria from artemesia plants ("Sweet Annie") and medicines for ...
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 ...
Jul 22, 2012 ... This makes rainforest species an excellent reservoir of medicines and chemical
templates with which researchers can create new drugs.
Tropical rainforest plants have produced thousands of lifesaving drugs, yet the
potential ... In addition, new technologies allowed to use powerful combinatorial ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.