Tuesday April 02, 2013 Noon - 1pmLocation: MS Museum of Natural Science
"Adventures of an Ethnobotanist in the American South: The Herbal Remedies"
SPEAKER: Edward M. Croom, Jr., Ph.D.; Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy University of MS
Ethnobotanical field research has documented the use of wild plants and herbal remedies from the garden for self-treatment in America. The proper collection and preparation of plants that are documented as deadly poisons will be discussed and emphasizes the need for detailed knowledge for the safe and effective use of plants for health.