Medicinal Plants

According to the World Health Organisation 80% of the population in some Asian and African countries, depend on traditional medicine for primary health care. While in many developed countries, 70% to 80% of the population has used some form of alternative or complementary medicine. Herbal treatments are the most popular form of traditional medicine, and are highly lucrative in the international marketplace.

GoDevelopment of biometric sampling systems and optimal harvesting methods for medicinal tree bark in Southern Africa