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MEJIA, Anita Argüello. Medicinal palms of the New World. Enfoque UTE [online]. 2016, vol.7, n.1, pp.91-110. ISSN 1390-6542.

The present investigation comprehends a bibliographical summary of the medicinal uses of the palms in the New World. This compilation is based on publications stating medicinal uses of palms since mid XIX century. There are described the species of palms and its medicinal uses in various places in America. A list of species and the medicinal uses of each one is also included.

Keywords : palms; ethnomedicine; new world..

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