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close this bookOutreach No. 66 - Drugs Part 3: Herbal Medicine (New York University - TVE - UNEP - WWF, 40 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentArticles on herbal medicines that have appeared in back issues of OUTREACH
View the documentContents
View the documentPlants that kill can often cure (plus exercise)
View the documentThe effect of plant chemicals on animals
View the documentA disappearing storehouse of medicinal plants
View the documentThe effect of plant chemicals on humans
View the documentWar on drugs: the tobacco connection
View the documentTraditional herbal medicine and “modern” medicine
View the documentUsing local plants to treat intestinal worms
View the documentTreating cuts and wounds
View the documentUnderstanding medicinal plants teaching materials available from World Neighbors
View the documentTraditional medicine to graduate
View the documentFilm: Jungle pharmacy
View the documentIndigenous treatment for drug dependence in Thailand
View the documentIdentifying health-protecting customs
View the documentA simple and effective cough syrup we can prepare at little cost from the plants we find around us
View the documentDiscovering the uses of medicinal plants in your neighbourhood
View the documentFilm and teaching suggestions - Herbal medicine: fact or fiction?
View the documentPills and potions
View the documentRevival of traditional medicine in Amazonia
View the documentDecode the drug
View the documentBiodiversity and health
View the documentBarefoot doctors
View the documentHow a rainforest in Western Samoa was saved

Contents

Using the chart below, you can see at glance which fields of interest are touched upon in this OUTREACH pack.

Letters in the chart indicate the following:

a - articles
b - stories
c - activities and games
d - teachers’/parents’ page
e - resources

Topic

General

Africa

Asia

Middle East

Latin America & the Caribbean

Deserts

Forests

Wetlands

Oceans

Mountains

Grasslands

Land

(L)












Water

(Wa)












Atmosphere

(A)












Wildlife

(Wi)

abcde

c

a


a


ae





People

(P)












Human Habitation

(Ha)












Health and Sanitation

(He)

abcde

ac

a


ac







Food and Nutrition

(F&N)












Energy

(E)












Reading levels:

I - for young children aged 8-10 years
II - for school children aged 11 - 13 and adults with basic literacy skills
III - for teachers and/or people with a secondary education


Topic

Reading Level

Articles



Plants that kill can often cure (plus exercise)

Wi/He

II/III

War on drugs: the tobacco connection

He

III

Traditional medicine to graduate

He

III

Indigenous treatment for drug dependence in Thailand

Wi/He

III

Identifying health protecting customs

He

II/III

Revival of traditional medicine in Amazonia

Wi/He

II/III

Biodiversity and health

Wi/He

III

Barefoot doctors

He

II/III

How a rainforest in Western Samoa was saved

Wi

II




Stories



Pills and potions

Wi/He

II




Activities and Games



The effect of plant chemicals on animals

Wi

II/III

A disappearing storehouse of medicinal plants

Wi/He

II

The effect of plant chemicals on humans

Wi/He

II/III

Traditional herbal medicine and ‘modern’ medicine

He

II/III

Using local plants to treat intestinal worms

Wi/He

II/III

Treating cuts and wounds

Wi/He

II/III

A simple and effective cough syrup we can prepare at little cost from the plants we find around us

Wi/He

II/III

Decode the drug

Wi/He

II




Teachers’/Parents’ Page



Discovering the uses of medicinal plants in your neighbourhood

Wi/He

III




Resources



Understanding medicinal plants teaching materials

Wi/He

III

Film: Jungle pharmacy

Wi/He

III

Film and teaching suggestions - Herbal medicine: fact or fiction

Wi/He

III