Kew's green medicine
Many beautiful plants have the power to help human health - but at the same time, can also be potentially harmful.
This summer, visitors to the gardens in west London are being invited to explore a "healing giant" sculpture - filled with plants used to stimulate our bodies through the ages. Take a look - close up - with Monique Simmonds, director of Kew's Innovation Unit.
"Plantasia" is at Kew Gardens, west London, until 7 September 2014.
Aerial images courtesy Kew Gardens. Archive images Getty Images. All images subject to copyright.
Music by KPM Music. Photofilm by Paul Kerley.
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07 Aug 2014
- From the section Science & Environment