Cassandra Quave

Cassandra Quave, PhD, is Curator of the Herbarium and Associate Professor of Dermatology and Human Health at Emory University, where she leads anti-infective drug discovery research initiatives and teaches courses on medicinal plants and pharmacology. Dr. Quave is the host of Foodie Pharmacology, a podcast dedicated to exploring the links between food and medicine. She is author of the science memoir The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines. She shares her enthusiasm for the medicinal potential of herbs and insights from her cutting-edge research on Twitter and Instagram @QuaveEthnobot.

Searching for Nature’s Medicine

A trip to the Sharri Mountains in the pursuit of folklore about plants.

7 Essential Medicinal Mints You Can Grow and Use in Teas

Discover the medicinal mints you can easily grow in your own yard—and use to fig…