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It’s difficult for us to know how this particular herb was used in European history. Lichens produce protective secondary metabolites that serve to deter herbivory and colonization by pathogens. Phylogenetically closely related KS domains predict not only similar PKS architecture but also similar cluster architecture. The species was reported to have hallucinogenic properties and chemical analyses suggest certain substances present that are shared with the hallucinogenic mushroom Psilocybe cubensis. Fitoterapia 66:447–461, Vestal PA, Schultes RE (1939) The economic botany of the Kiowa Indians, as it relates to the history of the tribe. Memoir Am Anthropol Assoc 44:5–10, Best E (1905) Maori medical lore. Fitoterapia 80:145–148, Molares S, Ladio A (2014) Medicinal plants in the cultural landscape of a Mapuche-Tehuelche community in arid Argentine Patagonia: an eco-sensorial approach. S Afr J Bot 77:741–754, De Candolle MAP (1816) Essai sur les proprieties médicales des plantes, compares avec leurs forms extérieures et leur classification naturelle. Most lichens in Kamojang geothermal area belong to Ascomycetes, only one Basidiomycetes such as Dictyonema sericeum (Sw.) which found at Kawah Manuk (Manuk crater) area. Because lichens are extremely sensitive to air pollution, their absence can be used as a measure of how much an area is polluted. These European uses started in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and arose from interpretations of Ancient Greek uses, as well as the application of the doctrine of signatures. thesis, Brigham Young University, USA, McClintock W (1910) The Old North Trail. Also, the elemental transfer rate from dried lichen to decoction was extremely element-specific, ranging from 2% for Cu to 95% for Zn. Health Benefits, Uses and Claims of Oakmoss. Philos Trans R Soc Lond 40:274–276, Hawksworth DL (2003) Hallucinogenic and toxic lichens. 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Lungwort, also known as lungwort leaf or Pulmonaria officinalis, is a natural plant that has been used around the world for a variety of respiratory ailments, including coughs, colds, bronchial detoxification and catarrhal concerns.Lungwort is found in native damp habitats and coastal areas in Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa. The Montana Historical Society, Helena, MT, Hartley D, Sandys F, Wollaston F (1737) Another case of a person bit by a mad-dog. Mey. B. ex Flot., Sarcogyne fallax H. Besides being fascinating in their own right, lichens have medicinal uses, some food value, use as oils in perfumes, and are indicators of air pollution. Before a certain time period all lichens were referred to as the same herb, so it’s hard to distinguish how usnea in particular was used. Antioxidant activity was determined by using DPPH method. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, UT, Pieroni A (2000) Medicinal plants and food medicines in the folk traditions of the upper Lucca Province, Italy. In this regard, it is estimated that a significant number of substances will be discovered in the coming years, taking into consideration that only a low proportion has been analyzed from available natural sources. 2006). J Anthropol Inst Great Brit Ireland 15:187–209, Kiringe JW (2008) A survey of traditional health remedies used by the Maasai of Southern Kaijiado District. All rights reserved. Unlike most modern antibiotics which disrupt the structure of a cell, this lichen prevents the metabolism of gram positive bacteria such as Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis.. The medicinal properties may have been first known to the natives of Iceland; according to Borrichius, the Danish apothecaries were acquainted with the medicinal applications of Iceland moss in 1673. The medicinal use of lichens can be traced back to the 18th dynasty (1700-1800 BC) when Evernia furfuracea (L.) Mann or (Parmeliaceae) was first used as a drug. Indian J Surg 38:34–39, Parkinson J, Marshall W (1640) Theatrum botanicum. The specific indications were for infections with signs of heat and dampness: redness, yellow pus, fast pulse, etc. 2006;Rezanka and Dembitsky 2006;Bessadóttir 2014). Hale. N. M. Publ. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 4:22, Prance GT (1972) Ethnobotanical notes from Amazonian Brazil. Landes Industrie Comptoir, Weimar, Aston Philander L (2011) An ethnobotany of Western Cape Rasta bush medicine. Lichens from Black Sea Region in Turkey, DETERMINATION OF BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES (ANTIBACTERIAL, ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTIPROLIFERATIVE) AND METABOLITE ANALYSIS OF SOME LICHEN SPECIES FROM TURKEY, Is there a risk of trace element contamination in herbal preparations? thesis, University of Calgary, Canada, Smith A (1888) A contribution to South African Materia Medica. It was found that the plants with highest use consensus used for digestive, respiratory, cardio-vascular, analgesic-anti-inflammatory, obstetric-gynaecological and genito-unrinary complaints, have the highest frequencies of cites reporting flavor; and those with the highest frequencies relating to digestive, analgesic-anti-inflammatory and cultural syndromes present the highest frequencies of aroma. Ph.D. thesis, Université des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, France, Laxinamu J, Tang Y, Bao H-Y, Bau T (2013) Chemical constituents from, Layard DP (1757) An essay on the nature, causes, and cure of the contagious distemper among the horned cattle in these kingdoms. © 2018, Society for Indonesian Biodiversity. 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These risks were further characterized in relation to geography, species of conservation concern, number of species affected, recovery timeframes, climate, and effects on interdependent biota, nutrient cycling, and ecosystem services. Cortex Consulting, School of Environmental Studies, and Coasts Under Stress, Victoria, Canada, Turner NJ, Bouchard R, Kennedy DID (1980) Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington. Usnea is a type of lichen that grows on trees. et Rond. However, they did not show a great difference between their antibacterial activities. Not affiliated Elliot Stock, London, Tshiteya RM (2007) Herbal medicines for common ailments: a quick reference guide. Popular Book Depot, Bombay, Nagendra Prasada P, Ranjit Singh AJA, Narayanan LM, Natarajan CR (1996) Ethnobotany of the Kanikkars of South Tamilnadu—I. Their high average age does not necessarily endanger the tisanerie of tomorrow. The most common human use of lichens is for dye, but they have also been used for medicine, food and other purposes. Ethnic uses were recorded during twelve field trips, each of roughly 15 days in three consecutive years, through direct questionnaires administered to 190 respondents. Occas Pap BC Prov Mus 24:1–165, Turner NJ, Thompson LC, Thompson MT, York AZ (1990) Thompson ethnobotany: knowledge and usage of plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia. J Ethnopharmacol 138:578–594, Azenha G, Iturriaga T, Michelangeli FI, Rodriguez E (1998) Ethnolichenology, biochemical activity, and biochemistry of Amazonian lichen species. In: Hoffmann GF et al (eds) Mémoires sur l’utilité des lichens dans la médecine et dans les arts. Here we present an edited and updated version of that list. Our study sets epiphorellic acid as a promising hit for the development of more effective RecA inhibitors. Nyl., Placodiopsis tenella (Nyl.) Background Medicinal Actions: Antibacterial, Antibiotic, Anti-Fungal, Anti-Parasitic, Anti-Septic, Bitter, Vulnerary, Immune Tonic. It includesa a total of 5,421 species in 733 genera, with an additional 41 subspecies, 45 varieties, and 3 forms. John Murray, London, De Grey T (1639) The compleat horse-man, and expert ferrier. US Agency for Int. Lichen species containing some medical properties are Bulbothrix, Cladonia and Usnea. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Gioanetto F (1993) Aspetti etnofarmacologici e nutrizionali dei licheni. Lichen species were collected from different provinces of Bolu, Turkey, and extracted with methanol and acetone. J Ethnopharmacol 105:55–63, Lee SJ (1966) Korean folk medicine. Smith, Elder, London, Withering W (1801) A systematic arrangement of British plants. Ediciones Universidad, Spain, Luyken JA (1809) Tentamen historiae lichenum in genere cui accedunt primae lineae distributionis novae. 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The chemical analyses made for every species lead us from empirism to a firts stage of rationality. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, pp 491–503, Müller J (1881) Lichenologische Beiträge XIV. Herbal products are also obtained in regional shop. Smithsonian contributions to anthropology 7. Purpose: I love it when I find out that a plant (or lichen in this case) that I’ve seen for years is beneficial in some way. Ph.D. thesis, University of Jaén, Spain, Fink B (1906) Lichens: their economic role. J Polynesian Soc 14:1–23, Bhattarai NK (1999) Medicinal plants and the Plant Research Division of Nepal. Cite as. Bull Public Mus Milwaukee 4:327–525, Smith HH (1933) Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians. Mem Am Anthropol Assoc 48, Tychsen N (1799) Sammenlignende Forsøg med Lichen nivalis og Lichen islandicus. J R Asiatic Soc Bengal Sci 13:75–113, Biswas K (1956) Common medicinal plants of Darjeeling and the Sikkim Himalayas. ... Roeder E. Medicinal plants in Europe containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Botanical Series 9(3). J Ethnopharmacol 15:169–193, Davis EW, Yost JA (1983) Novel hallucinogens from eastern Ecuador. Lichens are organisms that are formed from a synthesis of an algae or cyanobacteria, or both, that form colonies within the mycelium or filaments of a fungus. The Sydenham Society, London, Afolayan AJ, Grierson DS, Kambizi L et al (2002) In vitro antifungal activity of some South African medicinal plants. The phylogeny includes 15 genomes of lichenized fungi and all fungal PKSs with known functions from the MIBiG database. Bear, Rochester, VT, Garth TR (1953) Atsugewi ethnobotany. A total of 206 taxa, of which 2 are subspecies and 4 are variety, from 102 different stations in the Turkish provinces of Gümüşhane, Erzincan and Bayburt. Lichens in traditional medicine are most commonly used for treating wounds, skin disorders, respiratory and digestive issues, and obstetric and gynecological concerns. In: Tribes of California. Nye samling af det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter 5:372–390. In: Abdin MZ, Abrol YP (eds) Traditional systems of medicine. Furthermore, using immunoblot analysis, we investigated the expression of cell cycle and apoptosis-related marker genes and found a significant downregulation of the apoptosis regulator B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) and upregulation of the cleaved form of the poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), a DNA repair and apoptosis regulator. ... Antibacterial results of B. capillaris supported the traditional uses of B. capillaris in the remedy of diarrhea, vaginal discharge and skin abrasions. und ihre Vorkommen in der Alten Welt. They synthesise a wide range of secondary metabolites to defend against biotic and abiotic stresses (Nash, 2008). Museum of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, Greenley, CO, Merriam CH (1966) Ethnographic notes on California Indian Tribes. 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Enter our competition by posting your ideas in the … In: Linnaeus C (ed) Amoenitates Academicæ. Introducing an oceanic, volcanic and tropical island, leads us to its plant and human inhabitants. Liken Türünün Antibakteriyel ve Antioksidan Aktivitesi. J Ethnopharmacol 13:89–103, Hu S, Kong YC, But PPH (1980) An enumeration of the Chinese Materia Medica. In: Linnaeus C (ed) Amoenitates Academicæ. Differences observed in raw materials were not observed anymore in the corresponding decoctions. Also, these organisms present antitumor action inhibiting different types of cancer. Bull Mus North Ariz 15:1–120, Willemet R (1787) Lichénographie Économique, ou Histoire des Lichens Utiles dans la Médecine et dans les Arts. UBC, Vancouver, Marshall AG (1977) Nez Perce Social Groups: an ecological interpretation. Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, CA, Dampier G, Sloane H (1698) Part of a letter from Mr. George Dampier. 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We showed that selected acetone extracts demonstrated a strong antimicrobial and anticancer effects that suggests that aposymbiotically cultured lichen-forming fungi can be a source of antibacterial and antiproliferative compounds.