Wisconsin Medicinal Plant Symposium – Sept. 30

A few seats are still available for the Wisconsin Medicinal Plant Symposium set for 1:00 PM – 4:30 pm on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Microbial Sciences Building’s Ebling Auditorium.

About the symposium: Join a community of professionals, students and the general public for a series of talks about medicinal plants. Six guest speakers will gather to discuss the following topics: A historical overview of the use of herbal medicines; traditional knowledge of plant healing; the intricate relationships of humans and plants in Wisconsin Native American communities; a Tibetan perspective on medicinal plants; using echinacea to treat the common cold; and the importance of ethnobotanical collections.

The symposium is free, however registration is required.

This symposium is brought to you by the Department of Horticulture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with the administrative help from the Friends of Allen Centennial Garden.

For more information and to register, visit:

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