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A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy. EXIT. START. the science of ethnobotany - the ethnobotanist - nature’s healing potential. What is ethnobotany?. The study of how indigenous peoples use plants.

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    1. A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy. EXIT START

    2. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential What is ethnobotany? • The study of how indigenous peoples use plants.

    3. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential The science of ethnobotany • Indigenous plants are used for food, medicine, ritual, but particularly medicine.

    4. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential The science of ethnobotany • Ancient rain-forest remedies can provide the leads to modern medicines.

    5. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Seeking the cure • Ethnobotanical research - a streamlined way of locating plants that have medical potential.

    6. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Seeking the cure • “Indigenous people have been testing plants on people for thousands of years.” - Dr. Paul Cox.

    7. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential The ethnobotanist • Dr. Paul Alan Cox, Ethnobotanist • A world specialist in medicinal plants • Ph.D. Biology - Harvard University, USA.

    8. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential The ethnobotanist • An award-wining scientist • Goldman Environmental Prize (the "Nobel Prize" of environmental conservation) • Director of the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hawaii and in Florida

    9. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential The ethnobotanist • King Carl XVI Gustaf Professor of Environmental Science at the Swedish Biodiversity Centre in Uppsala, Sweden • Chairman of the Seacology Foundation • Saving island cultures and habitats throughout the world

    10. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential The Samoan warrior • The legend of Nafanua • A Samoan goddess who saved a village from oppression and protected its forests.

    11. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Preserving the source • Paul Cox - heir to Nafanua • title given by Western Samoan villagers for his efforts in saving the rain forest in Falealupo. • His goals • Save vanishing knowledge • Save the rain forest

    12. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s potential • Less than 1% of the world’s 265,000 flowering plants have been their effectiveness tested against disease. • Most species are found in tropical rain forests.

    13. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s wonders • Rosy Periwinkle has yielded two cancer drugs - vincristine and vinblastine

    14. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s wonders • Pacific Yew bark contains taxol, effective against some breast and ovarian tumours.

    15. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s wonders • Snakeroot is used in tranquillisers and to treat high blood pressure.

    16. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s wonders • Homalanthus Nutans plays an important role in Samoan healing. • The stem wood is used to treat yellow hepatitis.

    17. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s wonders • The tea from the bark is used for the treatment of hepatitis. • The potion is made from the stems of the small Samoan tree, Homalanthus nutans.

    18. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s wonders • Prostratin, a protein kinase C activator, was isolated from the potion.

    19. the science of ethnobotany-the ethnobotanist-nature’s healing potential Nature’s wonders • Prostratin protects cells from the HIV virus and exposes hidden virus. • It has been tested by the AIDS Research Alliance as an anti-AIDS medication.

    20. the kava ritual-the force for good foundation-the humanitarian achievements Giving back the goodness to nature • The Kava ritual, from Polynesia. • A person drops a little bit of water before drinking, returning goodness to earth.

    21. the kava ritual-the force for good foundation-the humanitarian achievements Force for Good Foundation • Nu Skin returns the goodness to its source: indigenous people, and precious habitats. • For every Epoch product sold, USD 0,25 goes to support the conservation of environments, humanitarian relief and curing the diseases of small children.

    22. RAINFOREST CANOPY WALKWAY - FALEALUPO, SAMOA. A walkway 200ft high at the edge of the forest. Generates USD 1,000 monthly through visits of tourists and school groups. the kava ritual-the force for good foundation-the humanitarian achievements What has Force for Good achieved?

    23. the kava ritual-the force for good foundation-the humanitarian achievements Research for the cure of Epidermolysis Bullosa - USA. • A deadly skin disease that afflicts children. • The Nu Skin Centre for Dermatological Research at Stanford University School of Medicine is developing a genetic therapy to heal the wounds that never heal.

    24. the kava ritual-the force for good foundation-the humanitarian achievements Corrective surgery and treatment to children - various countries. • Force for Good in partnership with Deseret International sponsors corrective surgery to children who suffered from various forms of disfiguring disabilities. • 16 beneficiary countries including Philippines, Ethiopia, India and Brazil.

    25. the kava ritual-the force for good foundation-the humanitarian achievements Force for Good Foundation • Join us in many humanitarian efforts around the world. • Visit the website: www.forceforgood.org.

    26. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ethnobotany and cosmetics EPOCH ETHNOBOTANICALS

    27. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ethnobotany and cosmetics Feel the power of plant extracts used by native cultures for many generations.

    28. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Firewalker Moisturising Foot Cream • Invigorates and soothes tired, achy feet. 100ml

    29. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Firewalker Moisturising Foot Cream • Ethnobotanical ingredients: • Althea officinalis: a skin conditioning agent. • Aleurites moluccana: a softening emollient.

    30. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Firewalker Moisturising Foot Cream • How to use: • Massage into towel-dried feet after cleansing.

    31. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar IceDancer Invigorating Leg Gel • Delivers instant relief to tired and achy legs. 100ml

    32. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar IceDancer Invigorating Leg Gel • Ethnobotanical ingredients: • Mentha arvensis:A pain-relief agent. • Horse Chestnut: helps to stimulate tired legs.

    33. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar IceDancer Invigorating Leg Gel • Ethnobotanical ingredients: • Eucalyptus: calms and soothes the skin. • Peppermint Oil: contains a refreshing scent and has a cooling sensation on the skin

    34. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar IceDancer Invigorating Leg Gel • How to use: • Generously massage over lower legs, calves, and behind the knees anytime as needed. • IceDancer can be used even over tights.

    35. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Glacial Marine Mud • A top-to-toe mask treatment which deep-cleanses, tones and refreshes the skin. • For all skin types.

    36. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Glacial Marine Mud • Indigenous ingredient: • Glacial Marine Mud: extracted from a remote glacial estuary in the Pacific Northwest, it has excellent cleansing properties,effectively absorbing toxins and dead skin cells.

    37. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Glacial Marine Mud • Botanical ingredient: • Algae extract: contains polysaccharides, vitamins, amino acids, and minerals to protect, hydrate, and soften the skin.

    38. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Glacial Marine Mud • How to use: • Apply a generous layer of mud to face and body, avoiding mouth and eye areas. • Let it dry 15 to 20 minutes or until it turns a light aquamarine colour. • Rinse thoroughly with warm water. • Use once or twice a week.

    39. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Shampoo and Light Conditioner • This 2-in-1 shampoo gently cleanses and moisturises your hair.

    40. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Shampoo and Light Conditioner • Ethnobotanical ingredient: • “The true Ava Puhi” Extract: used by Polynesians for centuries. Derived from the flower of the Ava Puhi plant, it leaves hair clean, manageable, and lustrous.

    41. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Shampoo and Light Conditioner • How to use: • Place a small amount of the shampoo in hands and gently massage to create lather. • Apply lather throughout wet hair then rinse thoroughly. • Follow with Ava Puhi Moni Conditioner for softening and conditioning.

    42. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Conditioner • Delivers rich moisturisers to your hair and scalp. • Adds body, shine and softness for manageable hair.

    43. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Conditioner • Ethnobotanical ingredient: • “The true Ava Puhi” Extract: used by Polynesians for centuries. Derived from the flower of the Ava Puhi plant, it leaves hair clean, manageable, and lustrous.

    44. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Conditioner • How to use: • After using Ava Puhi Moni Shampoo & Light Conditioner apply the Ava Puhi Moni Conditioner to hair. • Leave it for a couple of minutes for maximum conditioning. • Rinse thoroughly.

    45. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Anti-Dandruff Shampoo • A therapeutic botanical shampoo that effectively treats dandruff. • Gently cleanses and conditions the scalp leaving hair looking healthy. • Contains the active ingredient Zinc Pyrithione to help treat dandruff by preventing skin irritation.

    46. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Anti-Dandruff Shampoo • Ethnobotanical ingredients: • “The true Ava Puhi” Extract: used by Polynesians for centuries. Derived from the flower of the Ava Puhi plant, it leaves hair clean, manageable, and lustrous.

    47. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Anti-Dandruff Shampoo • Ethnobotanical ingredients: • Clematis leaves (Clematis lungustifolia), sage and nettle used by Native Americans to soothe dry and flaky skin.

    48. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Ava-Puhi Moni Anti-Dandruff Shampoo • How to use: • Massage into wet hair until lathers. • Leave it for a couple of minutes and rinse thoroughly. Repeat if necessary. • Follow with Ava Puhi Moni Conditioner for softening and conditioning. • Suitable for daily use.

    49. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Everglide Foaming Shave Gel • Lubricates the skin and ensures a close, smooth shave. • CFC -free. • Ideal for both men and women. • For all skin types.

    50. Firewalker - IceDancer - Glacial Marine Mud - Rare Earths - Ava Puhi Moni - Everglide - Desert Breeze - Blemish Treatment - Hand Sanitizer - Polishing Bar Everglide Foaming Shave Gel • Ethnobotanical ingredients: • Verbascum thapsus, a botanical indigenous to the North American Southwest, is known for its soothing properties.