Alexandra M. Towns
Alexandra M. Towns
Adjunct Professor, Towson University
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Quantifying the domestic market in herbal medicine in Benin, West Africa
D Quiroz, A Towns, SI Legba, J Swier, S Brière, M Sosef, T van Andel
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 151 (3), 1100-1108, 2014
Prioritizing West African medicinal plants for conservation and sustainable extraction studies based on market surveys and species distribution models
TR Van Andel, S Croft, EE Van Loon, D Quiroz, AM Towns, N Raes
Biological Conservation 181, 173-181, 2015
Local plant names reveal that enslaved Africans recognized substantial parts of the New World flora
TR Van Andel, CIEA van ‘t Klooster, D Quiroz, AM Towns, S Ruysschaert, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (50), E5346-E5353, 2014
Traditional medicine and childcare in Western Africa: Mothers’ knowledge, folk illnesses, and patterns of healthcare-seeking behavior
AM Towns, S Mengue Eyi, T van Andel
PloS one 9 (8), e105972, 2014
Volume, value and floristic diversity of Gabon׳ s medicinal plant markets
AM Towns, D Quiroz, L Guinee, H de Boer, T van Andel
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155 (2), 1184-1193, 2014
A billion cups: The diversity, traditional uses, safety issues and potential of Chinese herbal teas
Y Fu, J Yang, AB Cunningham, AM Towns, Y Zhang, H Yang, J Li, X Yang
Journal of ethnopharmacology 222, 217-228, 2018
Wild plants, pregnancy, and the food-medicine continuum in the southern regions of Ghana and Benin
AM Towns, T Van Andel
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 179, 375-382, 2016
Comparing local perspectives on women’s health with statistics on maternal mortality: an ethnobotanical study in Bénin and Gabon
AM Towns, T van Andel
BMC complementary and alternative medicine 14 (1), 1-9, 2014
“The medicine from behind”: The frequent use of enemas in western African traditional medicine
T Van Andel, S Van Onselen, B Myren, A Towns, D Quiroz
Journal of ethnopharmacology 174, 637-643, 2015
Traditional, indigenous, or leafy? A definition, typology, and way forward for African vegetables
AM Towns, C Shackleton
Economic Botany 72, 461-477, 2018
Consequences of the trans-Atlantic slave trade on medicinal plant selection: plant use for cultural bound syndromes affecting children in Suriname and Western Africa
T Vossen, A Towns, S Ruysschaert, D Quiroz, T van Andel
PLoS One 9 (11), e112345, 2014
Evidence in support of the role of disturbance vegetation for women’s health and childcare in Western Africa
AM Towns, S Ruysschaert, E van Vliet, T van Andel
Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10 (1), 1-10, 2014
Cultivated, caught, and collected: defining culturally appropriate foods in Tallé, Niger
AM Towns, D Potter, S Idrissa
Development in Practice 23 (2), 169-183, 2013
Fertility and fontanels: Women’s knowledge of medicinal plants for reproductive health and childcare in western Africa
AM Towns
PLoS ONE 9 (8), e105972, 2014
Gynaecological, andrological and urological problems: an ethnopharmacological perspective
T Andel van, H Boer de, A Towns
Ethnopharmacology, 199-212, 2015
Promoting Gender Equity in Livelihoods Projects: Practitioners’ Perspectives Through the Lens of a Socio-ecological Model
R Serra, M Kendall, A Towns, J Hummer
Progress in Development Studies 23 (1), 2022
Lives of Weeds: Opportunism, Resistance, Folly.
A Towns
ECONOMIC BOTANY 76 (1), 124-124, 2022
Ethnobotany and Food Sovereignty among the Songhai People of Niger: Species, Local Knowledge, and Implications for Sustainable Rural Development
AM Towns
University of California, Davis, 2010
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