Handbook to harvesting

 Home Up Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6


Illustrated proposal for a guideline on the commercial collection of the medicinal plant

 Harpagophytum procumbens from the environment

(GHP / GcoIP, Good Harvesting/Collecting Practice for Medecinal Plant-Material)


Handbook for Sustainable Harvest

 in Semi-Wild Populations of

Harpagophytum procumbens

(Devilís Claw, Grapple Plant, Sengaparile)


Preperation of Good Quality

Devilís Claw Root Tubers


For education of diggers, traders, exporters and

nature conservation authorities



 Prepared by

Dr. Ernst Schneider

Salus-Haus, BruckmŁhl, Germany

for the

Kalahari Harpagophytum Project

(a PPP-Project supported by GTZ)

March 2000


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Last modified: Januarie 28, 2003