Nepalese villagers usually spend June collecting aphrodisiac mushrooms that sprout from caterpillar heads. But not this year.
The company's founder, Baba Ramdev, claims the product enjoys a success rate of 100 percent. Two state bans and a criminal complaint suggests otherwise.
'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' investigates the science behind kratom, a Southeast Asian tree with psychotropic properties.
From her barge-cum-apothecary on a canal, Melissa Ronaldson treats patients using plants and spices she forages for nearby.
West Philadelphia isn’t known as a mecca for shamans and mystics, but that's where I went in search of a medicine man who mixes secret blends of herbs into healing concoctions he sells in old whiskey bottles.