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Adapting Traditions: Shifting Identities and Sustainable Cultivation in Chinese Herbal Medicine

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Professor discusses historical collections revealing plant substitutions like Wujiapi and Acanthopanax giraldii, emphasizing changes in botanical identity. He explores current efforts in China, including Gou Teng transitioning from wild to cultivated and differentiation between Bai Zhu and Cang Zhu.

The talk delves into herbs like Bai fu zi and regional variations, shedding light on how Chinese medicine adapts to resource scarcity through identity shifts and sustainable cultivation.

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