Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in Yunnan

Photo | 2013-12-25

Two farmers from the Miao ethnic minority group spray pesticide on their Panax pseudoginseng field. Dehou Town, Wenshan County, Yunnan Province. The Wenshan Prefecture is the origin and main production area for the herb, and where almost 98 percent of China's total pseudoginseng fields are located. Greenpeace investigated pesticide residue in Chinese herbal medicine and highlighted the need to end the use of toxic chemicals in industrial agriculture.