The Plant Hunter

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Dr. Cassandra Quave, who serves as the herbarium curator and associate professor of dermatology and human health at Emory University, chats with Trey Elling about THE PLANT HUNTER: A SCIENTIST’S QUEST FOR NATURE’S NEXT MEDICINES. The book chronicles Dr. Quave’s efforts to unite Eastern and Western medicines through an understanding of the medicinal powers of plants, a path inspired by her own experience in dealing with unique medical difficulties since birth.