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Prof. Dr. Rudolph Bauer
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dept. of Pharmacognosy
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
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A-8010 Graz, Austria
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The Popoluca of southern Veracruz (Mexico), by Marco Leonti

Use of barley among the Shuhi, SW Sichuan, China, by Caroline Weckerle and Franz Huber

International Society for Ethnopharmacology

Welcome to the website of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology. We are a small, collaborative, interdisciplinary group of scientists anthropologists, pharmacists, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, phytochemists, and others all fascinated by the study of the global use of medicines. We are particularly concerned about understanding the medicinal uses of plants in traditional societies. We seek to understand the cultural and the pharmacological dimensions of human medicinal plant use everywhere. We welcome you to our site, and welcome you to join with us in this exciting study. At this site, you can learn about membership in the society, the society journal, our newsletter and conferences.



16th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology

Yulin, China, May 16-18, 2016.


The Nina Etkin Young Researcher Award of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology (ISE)

The Nina Etkin Award 2014 was awarded to Elizabeth Elliott from University College London, UK by the President Anna Jäger, and Past President Marco Leonti at a ceremony at the 14th ISE conference in Chile. Elizabeth gave a lecture on her project A MEDICAL LANDSCAPE IN LAOS. The Nina Etkin Award comes with a monetary prize of USD 5 000.

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