George Washington University
Medicinal plants are polyvalent remedies used in industry and medicine. They have curative and preventative powers when used internally and externally on humans. They are also used for agricultural and veterinary purposes. They are necessary to the human body to give health and strength. Medicinal plants influence spiritism, religion, and science. These three worldviews make value judgments regarding medicinal plants. This study determines some limits and interdependencies of each worldview by looking at how they are influenced by medicinal plants in Tulear, Madagascar.
Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Sweet, Meghan, "The Influence of Medicinal Plants on the Spiritism, Religion, and Science of Tulear, Madagascar" (2008). Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection. 71.