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Exploring the UCSF Archives: Medicinal Botany

Botanical book in UCSF Archives

My interest in medicinal botany first and foremost stems from my family’s herbal practice in Shiraz, Iran, where I also spent my childhood. Since 2014, the beginning of my scientific manuscript project, I have been greatly inspired by illustrated botanical manuscripts that I have studied such as a 12th c. manuscript, called Herbal. As a result, my works combine visual and conceptual interpretations from my research with my life narratives and contemporary events. Below are … Read more