Iran has inaugurated its first herb museum, also known has herbarium, containing more than 1,700 samples of various herbs.
The herbarium was inaugurated at the Shahid Beheshti University in capital city, Tehran.
The herbarium is internationally registered and specializes in Iran’s medicinal plants.
It will also develop a comprehensive bank of plant essences, extracts, and seeds in the near future.
Medicinal plant samples of the herbarium have been collected by a team of Iranian specialists and their extracts have been obtained using various solvents and different processes.