It is the study of how indigenous peoples use plants. Indigenous plants are used for food, medicine, ritual, but particularly medicine. Ancient rain-forest remedies can provide the leads to modern medicines. Ethnobotanical research is a streamlined way of locating plants that have medical potential.
Less than 1% of the world’s 265,000 flowering plants have had their effectiveness tested against disease.
Most species are found in tropical rain forests.
Here are some examples of nature's wonders: