Sustainability concerns for medicinal plants

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Sustainability concerns for medicinal plants

Phil Rasmussen

 Rhodiola rosea
Demand for Rhodiola rosea has been high in recent years, putting strain on natural populations of the slow-growing alpine plant [Image:]

Pharmacist and medical herbalist Phil Rasmussen discusses the sustainability of plant-derived medicines, at a time when demand is increasing and the effects of climate change are becoming more apparent

Sustainability is a word we hear a lot these days, as the world changes and people become concerned about the negative and potentially long-lasting ou

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