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Evolution of Resources in Chinese Medicine: From Wild Crafted to Cultivated

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The professor explores the historical evolution of Chinese medicine resources, focusing on substitutions like Bei Mu and Fritillaria species. He highlights the transition from primarily wild-crafted to cultivated sources, emphasizing the sustainable harvesting practices in Sichuan.

The talk underscores the significance of protecting wild germplasm resources, with around 70% of Chinese medicine items now sourced from cultivation. As Chinese medicine adapts to resource shifts, the preservation of natural resources and sustainable botanical product use remains a critical and ongoing concern.

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