Nature's Medicine

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Event type: Talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

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For thousands of years, plants have been used in medicine to treat a whole variety of ailments.

From a simple headache to a deadly illness, plants can be found in many of the drugs and treatments we take for granted today. 

Meet a Museum scientist who looks at some of the surprising ways plants have been used to treat illness throughout history and get a rare glimpse at some specimens from behind the scenes.

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How to find the Attenborough Studio

The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone.

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