MARK DE FRAEYE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK DE FRAEYE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Herbal medicine. Woman herbalist slicing dried mushrooms that will be used to make herbal remedies. Herbal medicine has been practised by many cultures for thousands of years, and has gained some limited acceptance by parts of the modern Western medical profession. Herbalism is still practised widely in India and the Far East, using a large variety of plants and extracts to cure the symptoms of many illnesses. Photographed in a herb market in Seoul, South Korea.
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