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Turkmenistan - the land of medicinal plants

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Turkmenistan - the land of medicinal plants
Turkmenistan - the land of medicinal plants
Turkmenistan - the land of medicinal plants
Turkmenistan - the land of medicinal plants

Under this name, the 13th volume of the encyclopedic work of the President of Turkmenistan, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Academy of Sciences Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov "Medicinal Plants of Turkmenistan" was presented at the State Museum of the State Cultural Center of Turkmenistan.

The event was attended by the country's leading biologists, university professors and employees of the capital's museums. The speakers emphasized the special significance of the new volume of scientific work, which is based on the colossal experience of healing the outstanding scientists-founders of oriental medicine and Turkmen healers who successfully applied the healing properties of plants. It was noted that the book is a wonderful gift to doctors, the scientific community and a wide range of readers.

The leader of the nation began work on the multivolume edition "Medicinal Plants of Turkmenistan" in 2009. Over the years, books published in circulation and translated into foreign languages have become a manual for herbal medicine for domestic and foreign specialists.

A vivid illustration of the rich variety of natural resources of Turkmenistan for the guests of the event was the exposition in the museum, in which the volumes of the encyclopedia "Medicinal Plants of Turkmenistan" are given pride of place.

Here, carpet products are demonstrated with photographic accuracy, conveying the beauty of the landscapes of our Motherland. Jewelry works created by skilled zergers are widely represented. Among the exhibits, a composition depicting a gazelle and a ferula stands out. This plant, depicted on the emblem of the health care of our country, has been one of the traditional in medicine since ancient times.

The exposition was continued by a gallery of photographs and a herbarium collection of medicinal plants, including common harmala, licorice root, St. John's wort and many others. Also, the participants of the event were able to get acquainted with the rich variety of medicinal plants and healing teas made from them.

Larisa Fomina