Lecture on Philippine medicinal plants

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Greetings from the National Museum of the Philippines!

The National Museum has scheduled the next lectures for this year with the topics “Medicinal Plants of the Philippines” and “Economic Seaweeds of the Philippines”. We would like to invite you and your office to be part of this activity which will be held on March 3, 2011, (Thursday), at the Tambunting Hall, Museum of the Filipino People at 9:00 – 12:00 in the morning.

The lecturers, Dr. Wilfredo F. Vendivil, a senior researcher, ethnobotanist/taxonomist and ecologist specializing in medicinal plants; and Mr. Noe B. Gapas, a researcher and phycologist specializing in seaweeds and phytoplankton are both from the Botany Division of the National Museum. Lectures will focus on the identification, scientific documentation and uses of medicinal plants, and the economic importance of seaweeds, its benefits as food, and its industrial and experimental uses.

For confirmation of your attendance and other details, please contact Ms. Rizza S. Salterio of the Museum Education Division at telefax number (02) 5270278 or email us at museum.education.nm@gmail.com.

We look forward to welcoming you and your staff to the lecture.  Thank you.

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