Tending The Wild

Gathering Medicine

Clip: Season 1 | 11m 34s

Indigenous peoples in California relied on traditional gathering to provide for all of their food and medicinal needs. California's landscapes produce hundreds of indigenous plant species that have been used thousands of years prior to European contact. Many of these plants and their preparations as medicine informed modern pharmacopeia.

Aired: 01/28/21

Rating: NR

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Tending The Wild is a local public television program presented by PBS SoCal | KCET.