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The Inuit Knowledge on Medicinal Plants (Module 3-Post 1)


This paper documents the traditional knowledge and medicinal uses of plants by the Inuit of Nunavut. This type of information is a useful way for the preservation of Inuit culture, oral tradition, and for the integration of traditional medicine with Western medical practices in the Arctic communities. Thirteen different species were analyzed using enthnobotanical methodology.