Jan 26, 2013 ... The benefits to humanity of nature-derived medicines are incalculable ..... of our
carbon emissions come from one thing, burning the rainforests.
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 ...
DRUGS DERIVED FROM RAINFOREST PLANTS ... leukemia, Hogkin's disease.
Cortisone. wild yams (Central America). active ingredient in birth control pills ...
Fun facts, information and pictures for kids about food and medicine in the ...
Oddizzi Where the world comes to life ... This kind of farming, of one crop on an
industrial scale, has radically reduced ... rainforest foods and medicines -rubber.
Dec 21, 2012 ... Literally pages of these kinds of questions could be asked; and they are all
important. ... We can not expect to see a plethora of rain-forest remedies come ...
of rainforest medicinals by local shamans and herbal medicine men, ...
Tropical rainforest plants have produced thousands of lifesaving drugs, yet ... of
rainforest may contain as many as 1,500 different types of flowering plants ... of
all medicines found to have cancer-fighting properties come from rainforest
Some favorite and familiar tropical rainforest area foods and products ... Diogenin
-, Arthritis and Asthma treatments, steroids, birth control pills, sex hormones.
Do you know where chocolate comes from? Or avocados? ... 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 ... It
produces kapok , a kind of silk resistant to water which is used for stuffing life
jackets. This tree was ...
Sep 16, 2010 ... Tropical forests encompass not only mist enshrouded rainforests but also ... Many
of the Western medicines that we use today are derived from ...
Spices that come from rainforest plants are vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and black
... Tea made from a kind of yam found in Mexico was used for birth control by ...