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February 20th, 2015
Episode 279 of 1517 episodes
Plants have been a major source of medicine for thousands of years, from bush and herbal remedies through to the scientific discovery of aspirin, quinine and morphine. In fact the first botanic gardens were physic gardens, neatly ordered collections of plants that cure us.