Efficacy of traditional medicines

Most traditional medicines,  if they work, are being exploited by pharmaceutical and profit making companies as evidenced by this podcast from ABC Australia.

In this case the researcher notes that extensive study has identified orchids do very little for health yet believers in traditional medicine are willing to “denude” a region to profit from unscientific belief systems.

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/orchid-research-in-china-and-australia/7202428

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Interested in the world around me and the development of knowledge.
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