Amaranth to Zai Holes Chapter 11. Human Health
Health care encompasses many areas: improved quality of life, better nutrition, safety, building good relationships, and prevention and cure of illness and disease. This chapter presents resources and ideas you may use in promoting health in your community. There are many resources available for training and technical assistance. We also focus on how several plants mentioned elsewhere in this book may be used in medicine.
- Some Reflections
- Resource Center Welcomes Inquiries From Community Health Workers
- The Appropriate Technology Institute
- Medical Ambassadors International
- How Concerned Should I Be That Lead May Contaminate Urban Gardens?
- Book Review: Future Fertility: Transforming Human Waste into Human Wealth
- Moringa Seeds Used in Water Purification
- Using Moringa on a Larger Scale
- A Living Fence that Might be Deadly
Antinutritive Factors and Plant Toxins
- Take a Lesson from the Deer
- A Perspective on Nutritional Limitations of Amaranth
- Toxic Plants Consumed by Goats May Affect Humans Who Drink Their Milk
- Can Peach Pits be Used as Food?
- Do Not Eat Sprouted Sorghum
- Is Velvet Bean Safe to Eat?
- New Information on the Toxic Substance in Velvet Beans
- Spanish-English Velvet Bean Recipes
- Are Jack Beans Safe to Eat?
- A Caution About Using Moringa Tree Roots as a Horseradish Substitute
Disease and Treatments
- Book Review: Where There is No Doctor and Other Resources
- Vitamin A Used in Treatment of Measles
- Electric Shock as First Aid for Poisonous Bites
- Reaction to Bee Stings
- Is the Africanized Bee Sting More Lethal Than That of Italian Bees?
- Do Mosquitoes Carry the AIDS Virus?
- Newsletter on AIDS
- Malaria Vaccine with Artemisia
- Homemade Mosquito Repellent from Neem
- Potential Contraceptive from Neem Tree Oil
- Oral Vaccine for Typhoid
- Effectiveness of a Moringa Seed Extract in Treating a Skin Infection
- Using Neem Leaves to Treat Scabies
- Honey as a Dressing for Wounds
- Don't Limit Calcium While Trying to Prevent Kidney Stones
- Review: Herbalgram
- CAB International (CABI) Health and Disease Publications