J Ethnopharmacol. 1986 Nov; 18(2): 147-65.
A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medicine in Gondar region, northwestern Ethiopia: general pharmaceutical practice.
A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medicine in Gondar region, northwestern Ethiopia, was undertaken and some aspects of general pharmaceutical practice are described. Results obtained regarding sources, preparation and application or usage of medicines are discussed with respect to modern pharmaceutical or medical practice and their significance to health care delivery among the indigenous people is also pointed out.