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Incredible Edibles

Episode 2 of 6

Ethnobotanist James Wong challenges us to look at the medicinal and not just the nutritional value of some of the food we eat.

In the second episode of ethnobotanist James Wong's series about plant based medicine, he challenges us to look at the medicinal and not just the nutritional value of some of the food we eat.

In a fascinating blend of gardening, cookery, science and history, James shows us how to use turmeric to help ease muscular aches and pains, whips up a moisturising body cream from something you would normally have for breakfast, invites two willing members of the public to try his pungent onion gargle for their recurring sore throats, and shows how to grow watercress on your kitchen work top and transform it in to a mouth watering and vitamin packed soup, ideal if you're a bit anaemic.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 26 Jun 2010 00:35

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter James Wong
Producer Lucy Hooper
Executive Producer Dan Adamson

Broadcasts

  • Tue 30 Mar 2010 20:00
  • Mon 21 Jun 2010 00:55
  • Sat 26 Jun 2010 00:35