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Medicinal Plants of East Africa

by John. O Kokwaro

Medicinal Plants of East Africa is a revised edition of the book first published in 1976 on herbal remedies and he traditional medical practice of East Africa. The book covers the rich diversity of plants found in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, from sea to alpine plants. East Africa also has a rich ethnic diversity and a large number of herbalists whose traditional knowledge and practice are also covered in the book. Over 1500 species are described and for the first time over 200 of these herbs have been illustrated. Also included are maps detailing where the herbs were collected and an ethnographic map detailing the tribes of each herbalist whose knowledge is contained in the book.

ISBN 9789966846846 | 534 pages | 254mm x 178mm | B/W Illustrations and Maps | 200 | University of Nairobi Press, Kenya | Paperback

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