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Health and beauty from the rainforest : Malaysian traditions of ramuan

Author: Gerard Bodeker; Hood Salleh; S C Shekar
Publisher: Singapore : Editions Didier Millet, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Home to the world's oldest and most biologically diverse tropical forests, Malaysia is also a mosaic of cultures that draws on ancient traditions and bounty from the rainforest as sources of healthcare and beauty. Ramuan, the Malay word for a mix of ingredients, accurately describes the cornucopia of rainforest plants and roots known as sources of healing. Equally, it represents the mix of cultures themselves-from  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Bodeker; Hood Salleh; S C Shekar
ISBN: 9789814217910 9814217913
OCLC Number: 246899282
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Gerard Bodeker ; editors, Hood Salleh [and others] ; photographer, S.C. Shekar.

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Home to the world's oldest and most biologically diverse tropical forests, Malaysia is also a mosaic of cultures that draws on ancient traditions and bounty from the rainforest as sources of healthcare and beauty. Ramuan, the Malay word for a mix of ingredients, accurately describes the cornucopia of rainforest plants and roots known as sources of healing. Equally, it represents the mix of cultures themselves-from indigenous ethnic groups to Malay, Chinese and Indian.

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