Traditional knowledge systems and the role of traditional medicine in Jamaica.
作者: Picking, D.Delgoda, R.Vandebroek, I.
作者单位: 1Natural Products Institute, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica.
刊名: CAB Reviews, 2019, Vol.14 (045)
来源数据库: Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International
DOI: 10.1079/PAVSNNR201914045
原始语种摘要: Jamaica's national motto 'Out of Many, One People' reflects the country's multiracial past and the historic and ongoing influences that many cultures have had on the country's traditional knowledge systems (TKS) and traditional medicine (TM). This review explores Jamaican TKS and TM, from the earliest indigenous peoples to their use today. Historically, a significant proportion of the Jamaican population has relied on different forms of TM, and today 73% of Jamaicans self-medicate with plant-based medicines on a regular basis. Modern Jamaica effectively has a spectrum of healthcare provision operating between two healthcare systems, western biomedicine and TM, although the latter is often dismissed as lacking western scientific rigour. Crucial to the development of TKS and TM has been the...
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  •  他们的
  • development 开发
  • systems 系统科学与软件
  • Jamaica 牙买加
  • traditional 传统
  • knowledge 知识
  • national 国家的
  • their 他们的
  • medicine 他们的
  • country 地方
  • increasingly 愈加