Long before western science ‘discovered’ them, people used plant based chemical compounds such as digitalis and morphine, for medicinal purposes. Walk with ‘Hilda, the Hedge-witch’ through our living pharmacy – the Physic Garden – and learn how plants were used to cure a range of illnesses and health complaints throughout history.
Workshop recommended for 10+
By revealing plants’ integral role in sustaining life on our planet, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha aims to grow a plant-loving community dedicated to shaping a sustainable future and helping...View Profile
Bookings required via Eventbrite. For more information call (07) 3403 2535.
Where is the meeting point?
Meet at the Kitchen in the Garden
This is an outdoor event and the World Science Festival Brisbane ensures that its venues are as physically accessible as possible. To discuss your individual needs and to book any access services, please call World Science Festival Brisbane 07 3153 7816.
The health and safety of our visitors and staff at the Queensland Museum and World Science Festival Brisbane is our priority. All World Science Festival Brisbane events in 2022 will operate in a COVID safe manner, following health advice from the Queensland Government.
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