Medicinal Gardens

Benefits of plant-based medicine

By Shannon Traphagen Across cultures, herbal medicine is a part of our human heritage. Herbs are an important tool in conventional medicine throughout Europe, Asia, and India, and have been used since the 1800’s. In the early 1900s, American doctors commonly used naturopathy, homeopathy, and other holistic practices to help alleviate or combat certain ailments and diseases. While it has take... »

Medicinal Garden Features Planned at the Botanical Gardens!

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will host three Medicinal Garden Features this spring.  March 18 will be the first, supporting Nutrition and Poison Prevention Month. The second will be held on April 8 in support of World Health Week and lastly on May 13, Arthritis Awareness and Osteoporosis Awareness Prevention Month will be honored. Collaborating with the D’Youville College School o... »