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Medicinal Plants

Start:
July 13, 2014 @ 11:00 am
End:
July 13, 2014 @ 12:30 pm
Cost:
Varies
Venue:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Address:
580 Mount Auburn Street,
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

People have long used plants to help create medicinal treatments. Various cultures have had success extracting compounds from common- as well as lesser-known plants. Join Visitor Services AssistantĀ Jim Gorman for this walk stopping at plants collected by Native Americans, Europeans, and Chinese, to be used in treating headaches to hot flashes, and scurvy to cancer.

 

Funding for programs has been provided in part by theĀ Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

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