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By V. S. Naipaul


In the culture of political and cultural revelation V.S. Naipaul so brilliantly made his personal in one of the Believers, A flip within the South, his first ebook concerning the usa, is a revealing, irritating, elegiac ebook in regards to the American South — from Atlanta to Charleston, Tallahassee to Tuskegee, Nashville to Chapel Hill.

A revealing, hectic e-book in regards to the American South - part of the rustic that still continues to be a global unto intself.

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Milksap, latex and resins are often obtained by the natives through incisions in the bark or in other plant parts. Besides the therapeutically active substances in the herbal drugs, additional by-products and roughage, such as cellulose, pectins, lignin, wax, fibers and sclereids, etc. constitute the greater part of the phytopharmaca. According to its solubility, the roughage can be classified as water soluble substances which form viscous solutions and as water insoluble substances which have a high swelling capacity.

There is no doubt that the collection of more than 30 000 samples of mainly tropical Venezuelan plants in the herbarium Ovalles of international repute, is of immense importance for the whole world. The engagement and the financial investment in this enterprise demonstrates what an important part investigation of tropical medicinal plants already plays in the world. Identification of species is particularly difficult in the tropics, because of the overwhelming presence of species. For each plant family, another specialist has to be consulted.

Besides, the peanut is also a protein source. The bitter-tasting oil extracted from the seeds of Carapa guianensis is more often used in medicine than for culinary purposes. Other oily seeds are the brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa, Lecythidaceae), the seeds of Pachira insignis (Bombacaceae), of the species of Bombacopsis (Bombacaceae), Feuillea cordifolia (Cucurbitaceae), Virola venezuelensis (Myristjcaceae), the Venezuelan nutmeg, Virola sebifera (Myristicaceae), and Dialyanthera otoba (Myristicaceae).

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