A team of entrepreneurs from United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is aiming to use
plants of the desert to bring a new, environmentally-friendly dimension to aromatherapy,
aligning local cultural heritage with alternative healthcare.
An ambitious team
It was more than 4,000 years ago that papyrus, a thick paper-like material, was first
produced in Ancient Egypt.
Papyrus production depended upon what was available locally, in this case the aquatic
flowering plant Cyperus papyrus.
It is perhaps appropriate,
The beneficial health effects of high-quality honey have long been documented by researchers.
As Philip McCabe, president of the world beekeeping federation likes to say, “Honey
was a medicine before medicine was even invented.”