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Turkmen President's New Book On Herbal Remedies Unveiled

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov
A new book authored by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has been unveiled in Ashgabat.

The state-run news website reported on September 3 that the opening ceremony of the fifth volume of "Herbal Remedies of Turkmenistan" took place at the Health Ministry conference hall.

The book reportedly provides a list of 150 so-called medicinal herbs that grow in Turkmenistan and explains how the plants can be used to help treat a range of illnesses.

The book is illustrated with glossy photos of the plants.

Berdymukhammedov, a former health minister, has authored several books on herbal medicine, the history of Turkmenistan's healthcare system, and Turkmen horses.

Based on reporting by