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Eula Mary Owen's Yard, Jackson MS, 2001Exhibition:
Places for the Spirit:
by Vaughn Sills

Friday, March 6 - Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Lyman Plant House, Church Exhibition Gallery

A display of informational panels and 30 photographs from the book, with the same name, by Vaughn Sills.
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Commencement & Reunion
Medicinal Plants Conservatory Exhibit
The Healing Power of Plants
May 1 through May 31, 2015 -8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Physiology House, Lyman Conservatory

See some of the most widely used and important medicinal plants from around the world.

One of the plants featured; the Madagascar periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus; was originally believed to be an insulin substitute, it has recently proven helpful in the treatment of certain kinds of cancer.

Other plants featured include stevia, Stevia rebaudiana, turmeric, Curcuma longa, and lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus. This exhibit gives an introduction to medicinal plants and how they are used in different healing practices all over the world today.

Curated by Botanic Garden Intern Shabnam Kapur '16

Dates of Future Bulb and Chrysanthemum Shows
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