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Scurvy killed 2 million British sailors, due to Vitamin C deficiency, from a diet without fruit or vegetables.  Find out how Vitamin C works, the military and naval catastrophes, and the orange and lemon cure – repeatedly ignored until the discovery of Vitamin C in 1928.  Members free/Non-Members £5   No booking necessary

Henry Oakeley, Royal College of Physicians

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Oranges and Lemons – 300 years of Scurvy – Why did it take so long to find the cure?


Tuesday, 29th January 2019
19:00 - 21:00
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The South London Botanical Institute
The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood RoadSE24 9AQGB+ Google Map