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Posts Tagged ‘indigenous plants’

Posted on October 20th, 2011 by Dr. Sabine Thomas
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Indigenous, traditional medicine…

Monday night, September 12th 2011, here I was at the beginning of my (very packed) two weeks trip to Haiti. I was focused on the goals to establish relationships with a botanical garden and a farmer’s organization to plant indigenous medicinal gardens and compostable latrines.  On my parents’ native island of Ayti where there are thousands of medicinal plants and a rich history of indigenous/traditional healing practices, it only makes sense to blend my love for natural medicine and my medical training with my passion for the renaissance of edible and medicinal gardens in Haiti!

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