Dr Anthony (Tony) Booker

Dr. Anthony Booker is an expert in Chinese herbal medicines and medicinal plant science at the University of Westminster. He obtained his PhD at University College London in Ethnopharmacy and Pharmacognosy (2014). His research thesis focused on the value chains of Curcuma longa (Turmeric) and how different value chains can affect both the livelihoods of […]

Ethnobotany And Ethnopharmacology With Dr Anthony (Tony) Booker

In this episode, Tony Booker explains how his PhD research took him from turmeric farms in India and China to the aisles of his local Morrisons supermarket  We learn about the benefits and properties of Turmeric, Curare, Reserpine, Artemisia and  Ethnobotany.  We also discuss biopiracy, Ethnopharmacology and the steps taken to protect the intellectual property […]

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