Spices and Medicine


2019 Speakers


  • Javier Echeverría, Universidad de Santiago, Chile. "Ethnopharmacology in Chile - Opportunities and challenges"
  • Felipe García Cardone, Instituto Humboldt, Colombia. "Native medicinal plants of Colombia: How can they contribute to better healthcare?" 
  • Nick Sadgrove, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 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, Peru and University of Chieti, Italy. "Peru's biocultural diversity and the case of ayahuasca in the management of addiction"
  • Adolfo Andrade Cetto, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico. "Hypoglycemic plants - Some mechanisms of action" 
  • Michael Heinrich, UCL School of Pharmacy, UK. "Quality control and sustainable sourcing of traditional medicines in the time of blockchains"