Native Americans are renowned for their medicinal plant knowledge. It is rumored they first started using plants and herbs for healing after watching animals eat certain plants when they were sick. In order to protect these plants from over harvesting, the medicine men used to pick every third plant they found. Here are the most versatile plants the Native Americans used in their everyday lives.
Lavender is one of the most beloved and oft-used plants in the history of human civilization, and its name has become synonymous with a light shade of purple. Nowadays, its delicate foliage and beautiful, distinctively scented flowers make it a garden favorite. Continue reading “Lavender in different countries”
Scientists have confirmed more than 20 local plant species are effective against many of the top killer cancers today. During a three-day annual scientific conference of Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri), more than 30 researchers left no doubt that the country has immense capacity to deal with cancer from its plant resources.
MAP EXPO 2017 matching programs:
1. Agricultural solutions
The matching programme is organised between established companies and institutes from North West Europe who possess advanced agricultural expertise, and a variety of industry players from the rest of the world. The programme will be held in cooperation with the European Enterprise Network (EEN) and Brainport Food Tech in the Netherlands, among others. Continue reading “MAP EXPO 2017 Matching programs: Agricultural solutions and Buying – Selling link”
Included in MAP EXPO is the trendy topic “Cannabidiol” applied in the pharmaceuticals and beauty care industries. Certainly the theme attracts fair share of controversy due to differences in related legislations between countries.
Industrial hemp is furthermore the link between MAP – herbal sector and bio-based economy. The seminar “Cannabidiol – From farm to end product” will mention not only the legal aspects but also CBD’s applications, as well as cultivation practices.
The seminar is carried out according to the cooperation between MAP EXPO team, Nova Instituut, and the organisations of the speakers. Continue reading “Seminar “Cannabidiol – From farm to end product””