The Role Of Environmental Conservation On Survival Of Indigenous Medicinal Knowledge In Meru County, Kenya

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ABSTRACT

Human activites have shaped the world over the years. Survival instincts prompted early man to explore his immediate natural surroundings and try many plants, animal products and minerals to develop a variety of therapeutical agents. W.H.O currently encourages, recommends and promotes research and inclusion of herbal drugs into national health care programmes. Indiscriminate destruction of forests and wood lands has led to reducing biodiversity that is increasingly causing disappearance of indigenous medicinal knowledge in Imenti South district of Meru County. Several researchers highlight that there is an urgent need to research and document indigenous medicinal knowledge of all areas before the opportunity is lost through adverse environmental degradation and continued demise of elders. This research is a field survey in Imenti-South district, Meru County, Kenya. It focused on investigating the relationship between the level of environmental conservation and the available indigenous medicinal knowledge in different ecological zones in the district. The chi-square test of the hypothesis at P

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APA

MUGAMBI, A (2021). The Role Of Environmental Conservation On Survival Of Indigenous Medicinal Knowledge In Meru County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-environmental-conservation-on-survival-of-indigenous-medicinal-knowledge-in-meru-county-kenya

MLA 8th

MUGAMBI, ANTONINA "The Role Of Environmental Conservation On Survival Of Indigenous Medicinal Knowledge In Meru County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 28 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-environmental-conservation-on-survival-of-indigenous-medicinal-knowledge-in-meru-county-kenya. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

MLA7

MUGAMBI, ANTONINA . "The Role Of Environmental Conservation On Survival Of Indigenous Medicinal Knowledge In Meru County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 28 May. 2021. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-environmental-conservation-on-survival-of-indigenous-medicinal-knowledge-in-meru-county-kenya >.

Chicago

MUGAMBI, ANTONINA . "The Role Of Environmental Conservation On Survival Of Indigenous Medicinal Knowledge In Meru County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-environmental-conservation-on-survival-of-indigenous-medicinal-knowledge-in-meru-county-kenya