Garcia de Orta

Most Influential Person Across History

Portuguese botanist

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Garcia de Orta
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According to Wikipedia, Garcia de Orta was a Portuguese physician, herbalist, and naturalist, who worked primarily in Goa and Bombay in Portuguese India. A pioneer of tropical medicine, pharmacognosy, and ethnobotany, Garcia used an experimental approach to the identification and the use of herbal medicines, rather than the older approach of received knowledge.

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