'Ngetwa 3' herbal medicine, Tanzania, 2005.

Image number: 10462201

'Ngetwa 3' herbal medicine, Tanzania, 2005.

Packet of Ngetwa herbal medicine for 'the treatment of many diseases'. Popular herbal medicines are mass-produced and foil-packed for a longer shelf life and a modern look. This example was made by Traditional Medicine Research of Kyela, Tanzania.

Image number:
10462201
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
21 September 2006 12:29
Image rights:
Science Museum