Cataloguing Traditional Medicine, One Plant at a Time

April 18, 2017 04:00 AM
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Traditional Chinese medicines like acupuncture, whether they work or not, are gaining fans outside of China. And there is some scientific evidence to support the idea that natural compounds can have a restorative effective. But with popularity of Chinese herbal medicine on the rise, there is also a higher chance of fraud - and increasing pressure on the plants in the wild.