Nature Helps...

How Plants and Other Organisms Contribute to Solve Health Problems

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ISBN: 978-3-642-19381-1 (Print) 978-3-642-19382-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-18

    Indigenous Traditional Medicine: Plants for the Treatment of Diarrhea

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    Pages 19-53

    Efficacies of Medicinal Plant Extracts Against Blood-Sucking Parasites

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    Pages 55-76

    Natural Remedies in the Fight Against Insects

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    Pages 77-108

    The Neem Tree Story: Extracts that Really Work

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    Pages 109-139

    The Efficacy of Extracts from Plants – Especially from Coconut and Onion – Against Tapeworms, Trematodes, and Nematodes

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    Pages 141-152

    Curcumin: A Natural Herb Extract with Antiparasitic Properties

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    Pages 153-189

    Marine Organisms and Their Prospective Use in Therapy of Human Diseases

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    Pages 191-209

    Benefits and Failure of Imported Animals in the Fight Against Pests

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    Pages 211-225

    Helminth Therapy to Treat Crohn’s and Other Autoimmune Diseases

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    Pages 227-242

    Insects Help to Solve Crimes

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    Pages 243-271

    “Living Syringes”: Use of Hematophagous Bugs as Blood Samplers from Small and Wild Animals

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    Pages 273-299

    Xenodiagnosis

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    Pages 301-323

    Blowfly Strike and Maggot Therapy: From Parasitology to Medical Treatment

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    Pages 325-348

    Extracts from Fly Maggots and Fly Pupae as a “Wound Healer”

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    Pages 349-367

    Living Medication: Overview and Classification into Pharmaceutical Law

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 369-372