pharmacognosy http://ripr.org en Food as Medicine: A Promising Pharmaceutical in New England’s Pantry http://ripr.org/post/food-medicine-promising-pharmaceutical-new-england-s-pantry <p>Humans have been raiding nature’s drug store for millennia, coaxing everything from painkillers to beauty treatments from plants. But scientists believe there’s much more to discover. And those discoveries might be waiting closer to home than you think. Now, a University of Rhode Island researcher has found some promising properties in one of New Englanders’ favorite foods.</p><p></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:09:37 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 17853 at http://ripr.org Food as Medicine: A Promising Pharmaceutical in New England’s Pantry