Ethnobotanical surveys

Ethnobotanical surveys are used to identify medicinal products used by local people. The capture of indigenous knowledge about the care and healing of animals in local communities has become an imperative. Urban migration and loss of transmission of the oral lineage of knowledge means these traditions are quickly disappearing.

 

Identifying medicinal plants used by herders in the north of Bhutan.
Identifying medicinal plants used by herders on their animals in the north of Bhutan.

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