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History of the Medicinal Garden (Lecture)

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History of the Medicinal Garden (Lecture)

Time: May 14, 2015 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Street: 5251 Oak Street (at West 37th Avenue)
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://vandusengarden.org/vis…
Phone: 604-718-5898
Event Neighbourhood and Type: lecture, medicinal, garden
Organized By: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Latest Activity: Mar 10, 2015

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Enjoy an engaging discussion of the historical uses of medicinal plants and famous medical and physic gardens that have been cultivated for centuries around the world. Claire will highlight medicinal plants that help shape our world, such as Salix alba, Digitalis purpurea, Cinchona sp., Papaver somniferum, and Camellia sinensis. She will also share stories of medicines from the plant world that scientists have never fully comprehended in terms of their mechanisms of action or how to replicate what they do.

Instructor: Claire Smith
VanDusen Member: $12 / Non-Member: $17
Register online via Eventbrite or call 604-718-5898

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