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Ancient Botanical Knowledge as Living Knowledge: Medicinal Plants of Antiquity

Project Contributor: Alain Touwaide Dr Alain Touwaide at work in the Library at Soliman the Magnificent Mosque, Istanbul, examining ancient herbals and documents from which he recovers information about ancient therapeutic uses of plants Credit: Emanuela Appetiti The “Medicinal Plants of Antiquity” program is recovering the ancient therapeutic practices of healers recorded by physicians of