Saturday, 9 January 2016

Medicinal Plants, Indigenous Knowledge and Traditional Medicine

Traditional medicine
“Traditional medicine is the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness.”  WHO

Intangible heritage: arts and traditions of the world

“Intangible cultural heritage includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, arts, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts.” UNESCO

Medicinal Plants and Local Communities

Health and wealth from Medicinal Aromatic Plants

Indigenous Knowledge for Development

Key Resources for Indigenous Knowledge and Practices

No comments:

Post a Comment