Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Panax-Pseudoginseng-at-Market-in-Yunnan-27MZIFV97POB.htmlConceptually similarPanax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LX0Completed★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Leaves in YunnanGP04M3ZCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Leaves in YunnanGP04M42Completed★★★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LXTCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYQCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYUCompleted★★★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYVCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYWCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04M5BCompleted★★★★View AllGP04M47Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanA farmer shows his crop of Panax pseudoginseng, or 'Sanqi' at an open market in Wenshan, Yunnan Province. Panax pseudo-ginseng, is well reputed since the ancient times for its effect of quickening blood flow, dissolving stasis, and eliminating swelling and pains. Wenshan is the origin and main production area of this medicinal herb. Greenpeace is currently investigating pesticide residue in Chinese herbal medicine and highlighting the need to end the use of toxic chemicals in industrial agriculture.Locations:China-East Asia-Yunnan ProvinceDate:12 May, 2013Credit:© Simon Lim / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4928px X 3264pxKeywords:Agriculture-Day-KWCI (GPI)-Medications-Pesticides-SAGE (campaign title)-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Pesticide Residue in Chinese Herbal MedicineGreenpeace East Asia is currently investigating pesticide residue in Chinese herbal medicine and highlighting the need to end the use of toxic chemicals in industrial agriculture. Chinese herbal products are trusted and used as food ingredients for healing purposes in soups, stir fries and teas by millions of people around the world. However the Greenpeace investigation has revealed that these herbs are covered in pesticide residue considered illegal in China and highly hazardous by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The findings are just another example of the failure of chemicals based industrial agriculture to deliver healthy foods for people.Related Collections:Chinese Herbs: Elixir of Health or Pesticides Cocktail?