Definition: The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
specialty; coordinate with geographic term or ethnic group if pertinent; coordinate NIM with specific drug or plant (IM) for ethnobotany aspects of the plant
See AlsoEthnopharmacology; Phytotherapy
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