Searching the Amazon for the next miracle drug

In the race to develop life-saving drugs, plants might have the answers. Dr. Cassandra Quave is a medical ethnobotanist and an associate professor of dermatology and human health at Emory University. She joins host Krys Boyd to discuss her work searching the globe for plant medicines that will fight superbugs and even the common headache. Her book is called “The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines.”