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Natural remedies & drugs: opium, manula, neem, healers, shea, randejecho, blood tree sap

Opium poppy, inyanga (diviner) , manula, neem tree, traditional healer, healing massage, remedies
PAK90DD10_11 Close-up of Papaver somniferum (opium poppy) in flower. Dir District, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan Copyright Tropix (D. Davis) SAF_AM20_21 Young woman apprentice inyanga (diviner): amulet necklace, magic flywhisk, stick, doctors bag. KwaZulu, South Africa. Copyright Tropix (A. Mountain) NAM94IDS20_16D Marula sapling, indigenous fruit tree, planted by President Nujoma; sign. Rural Development Ctr, Onankali, N.Namibia. Copyright Tropix (IAN SPARK) BEN93TX6_22 Branches of neem tree in leaf & fruit. Source of Azadirachtin pesticide & pharmaceutical. Natitingou, Benin. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) GHA93TX36_14 Traditional healer & stall; porcupine quills, tortoise shells, bark, herbs, spices, beads, shells; Tamale market, Ghana. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) THA88TX49_17 Man sits, twists body in stretch as traditional healer gives therapeutic massage. Wat Po temple, Bangkok, Thailand. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) ZIM89MA1_19 Traditional healer man in skin apron, in mud hut with magic amulets, stick, porcupine quills, flywhisk etc. Zimbabwe. Copyright Tropix (M. AUCKLAND)
Shea butter nut, neem branches, sclerocarya birrea, euphorbia tirucali shrub, opium poppies in flower
GHA93TX20_14 Close-up open sack of shea butter in shaped nuts (Karite or Karede), bagged up for sale. Tamale, Northern Region, Ghana. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) BEN93TX6_18 Branches of neem tree in leaf & fruit hanging down. Source of Azadirachtin pesticide. Natitingou, Benin. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) BOT82JW22_10 Sclerocarya birrea (= S. caffra) Marula twigs; compound leaves & green plum-like edible fruit; indigenous tree. Botswana Copyright Tropix (J. Woollard) JS58_21-25 Euphorbia tirucalli (Pencil tree, Aveloz) hedge used for enclosures; could cause blindness; toxic; natural remedy. Kenya Copyright Tropix (J. Schmid) PAK90DD10_06 View of vast opium fields with red and white poppies in flower. Dir District, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Copyright Tropix (D. Davis)
Randejecho leaf, poppy releasing opium, herbalist garden, blood tree sap, rainforest medicinal plant
ECU99TX57_06 Cofan Indian boy by medicinal Randejecho plant, vapour used for head/stomach ache, Amazon rainforest. Dureno, N.Ecuador. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) PAK90DD10_15 Close-up: hand lancing poppy capsule to release opium gum; Dir District, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Copyright Tropix (D. DAVIS) SAF_AM31_03 Horticulture: men & youth potting up traditional medicinal plants, helping nature conservation. Durban, South Africa. Copyright Tropix (A. Mountain) ECU99TX10_20 Herbal doctor prepares tiny jar of Blood Tree sap (Sangre del Drago) to sell to woman. Latacunga city, Ecuador. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) ECU99TX57_02 Cofan Indian boy crouches by medicinal plant (Saintpaulia?) used for pain; primary rainforest, Amazon. Dureno, N.Ecuador Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley)
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