Permalink: https://photo.greenpeace.org/archive/Panax-Pseudoginseng-Leaves-in-Yunnan-27MZIFV97979.htmlConceptually similarPanax Pseudoginseng Leaves in YunnanGP04M3ZCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LX0Completed★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04M47Completed★★★★★★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 AllGP04M42Panax Pseudoginseng Leaves in YunnanThe young leaves of the Panax pseudoginseng plant, commonly known as 'Sanqi' or 'Tianqi' in Chinese. Dehou Town, Weshan County, Yunnan Province. China. Panax pseudoginseng is well reputed since the ancient time for its significant effect of quickening blood flow, dissolving stasis, and eliminating swelling and pains. The Wenshan Prefecture is the origin and the main production area where almost 98 percent of China's total pseudoginseng fields are. 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:11 May, 2013Credit:© Simon Lim / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3264px X 4928pxKeywords:Agriculture-Day-Green-KWCI (GPI)-Leaves-Medications-Pesticides-Plants-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.