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The Medicinal Herb Festival was held Sunday in the capital at the Botanic Gardens in Jerusalem.

Plant lovers from around the world came to celebrate everything that nature has to offer here in the Holy Land.


More than 500 visitors were there to hear explanations about the effects of different herbs on human health.

Holistic medicine is a significant component of medical care in Israel. Each kupat holim (health maintenance organization, or HMO) contains a department that offers alternative medical services in addition to Israel’s traditional medical care.