Traditional Khmer Medicine and the use and trade of wild plants in Cambodia

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The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partner, TRAFFIC looks into the use and trade of wild plants and animals in traditional medicine around the globe. In rural areas in countries like Cambodia, traditional medicine is the only form of health care available. A significant proportion of the Cambodian population depends on private sources for its healthcare including traditional healers. Read more about the use of Cambodia’s flora and fauna in traditional medicine, markets and the implications that this use has on the conservation of Cambodia’s wild plants and animals here.