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The Medicine Garden[Program MG]
The Medicine Garden

As people increasingly take responsibility for self-care, they are discovering a whole new world of natural, non-prescription medicines that can be used as home remedies. Many people who've experienced unpleasant side effects from drugs turn to herbs as a gentler, low-cost alternative. But which herbal cures really work? And how safe are they? This easy-to-follow introduction features physicians, pharmacy experts and others who describe the sensible uses -- and limitations -- of herbal medicine. Hear Author Barbara Griggs; Andrew Weil, MD; Purdue University Pharmacy Dean Varro Tyler, PhD; and more than a dozen other experts. You'll learn how botanical remedies can boost your immune system, cure your cold, reduce pain and treat many common medical conditions.

This program, presented by award-winning public radio journalist David Freudberg, provide an easy-to-follow introduction for anyone curious about this time-tested form of natural healthcare.

Varro Tyler

Barbara Griggs

Andrew Weil

Total time: ~2 hours

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