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January

Samuel Brown – 17th Century Medicinal Plants

Friday, 19th January 2018, 19:00 - 21:00
Samuel Brown – 17th Century Medicinal Plants

A talk on the plants collected by him in Fort St George, India and the temporal and spatial uses of plants. Friday 19th January - 7 pm Members Free/Non-member £5 No booking necessary, this is a drop-in event Ranee Prakash, Curator, Flowering Plants, Natural History Museum

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January

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
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood RoadSE24 9AQGB + Google Map
Oranges and Lemons – 300 years of Scurvy – Why did it take so long to find the cure?

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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April

Cannabidiol: Evidence for its medical uses and current controversies

28th April, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood RoadSE24 9AQGB + Google Map
Cannabidiol: Evidence for its medical uses and current controversies

Please note this has been postponed due to the current Covid-19 precautions, we hope to re-schedule later in the year, all current tickets can be transferred.   Although the application of medical cannabinoid drugs is controversial, it is a part of modern-day medicine. The list of diseases in which cannabinoids are promoted as a treatment is constantly expanding. Cases of significant improvement in patients have been described as anecdotal at best. In this talk, Chandni will outline the current evidence…

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