Photograph: Courtesy New York Botanical GardenFoxglove at "Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World"
Photograph: Courtesy New York Botanical GardenCamellia 'Winter's Cupid' at "Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World"
Photograph: Courtesy New York Botanical GardenLowland Tropical Rain Forest Gallery at New York Botanical Garden, "Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World"
See more than 500 species of plants that have been used as medicines throughout history. The specimens, displayed as part of an Italian Renaissance garden, have treated high cholesterol, impotence, fevers, halitosis and other maladies.
|Venue name:||New York Botanical Garden||Contact:|
2900 Southern Blvd
|Cross street:||at Fordham Rd|
|Opening hours:||Tue–Sun 10am–6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: B, D to Bedford Park Blvd or 4 to Bedford Park Blvd–Lehman College, then take the Bx26 bus; or Metro-North to Botanical Garden|
|Price:||$20–$25, seniors and students $18–$22, children 2–12 $8–$10, children under 2 free. Grounds only $10|