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Ethnobotanists can be influential in working with communities to document traditional healing knowledge
-they can be a bridge between traditional and allopathic medicine in urban environments
-they can create health manuals listing safe and efficacious plants that can be used for physicians treating specific populations and by communities
-ethnobotanists can establish partnerships and collaborations b/w universities, clinics/hospitals, botanical gardens, and communities
- And they can conduct scientific-based studies that continue to evaluate plant medicines for efficacy and safety