Medical Costs Rise as Americans Turn to Herbal Alternative Medicine
James A. Duke, Ph.D. suggests that Americans turn back to herbal alternative medicine and choose herbs and leafy green foods instead of costly Western medicine..
One of the world's leading authorities on herbal healing, James A. Duke is author of The Green Pharmacy, as well as the Handbook of Medicinal Spices. Active in rain forest preservation, he leads ecotours in the Amazon.
Jim and Peggy Duke established The Green Pharmacy Garden in 1998.
PHOTO: ROBIN THOMAS
The Green Pharmacy Garden is land covered in medicinal herbs grown for a host of ailments.
Over the past decade, James Duke has campaigned for comparative trials of medicinal herbs and their corresponding pharmaceuticals.