Botanica Ethiopia

Merigeta the medicine man

I’d been told that an old and well-known herbalist was willing to meet me to talk about his work. He lives at a monastery 18 km out of Addis, so Lakew picked us up early one morning and… Read More

New Flower

Where better to begin a study of Ethiopia’s healing plants, than a city whose name means ‘New Flower’ – Addis Ababa. Elizabeth d’Avigdor 16/1/2011 After a long flight, with a host of delays to do with visas and… Read More