On the Road to the Green Gold

Photography : Eléonore HENRY DE FRAHAN    

It’s a fact: Traditional Chinese medicine and its therapeutic arsenal, based on plants and insects, is attracting more and more avid interest from foreign pharmaceutical companies. following the trend, the Pierre Fabre group tracked down Tripterygium, a climbing plant whose roots may contain a future anti-cancer drug. From the high mountains of Guilin to the impoverished valleys of Taining, from the medicinal-plant capital of Anguo to frenetic ( more ...)