Spices and Medicine


Confirmed Speakers

  • Javier Echeverria, Universidad de Santiago, Chile. "Ethnopharmacology in Chile - Opportunities and challenges."
  • Nick Sadgrove, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, UK. "Intraspecific variability of taxa in Australian Eremophila (Scrophulariaceae) was recognised by historical Aboriginal men of high degree, but not by modern botanists."
  • Matteo Politi, Takiwasi Center, Tarapoto, Peru and University of Chieti, Italy. "Peru's biocultural diversity and the case of ayahuasca in the management of addiction."

  • Felipe Garcia Cardone, Instituto Humboldt, Colombia. "Native medicinal plants of Colombia: How can they contribute to better healthcare?" 
  • Adolfo Andrade Cetto, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico.  "Hypoglycaemic plants - Some mechanisms of action."