For countless communities around the world, the presence of medicinal plants and the traditional knowledge of their properties and uses are crucial factors for ensuring health and prosperity.

We must act on a worldwide basis to ensure resilience and health for future generations.

Sacred Seeds is a global non-profit creating and supporting plant sanctuaries that address the rapid loss of biodiversity and cultural knowledge through living gardens, containing locally important plants focused on medicinals but including those of ceremonial, food, and craft use.

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Florida School of Holistic Living Bodhi Garden

Our 501c3 nonprofit organization has three gardens we steward. Our main public property is the “Bodhi Garden” is a 40′ x 40′ herb garden in the heart of urban Downtown Orlando. The garden is surrounded by an eclectic and supportive community including an organic, vegetarian teahouse, a yoga studio, a healing center, a massage and …

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Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) Herb Garden

A place of quiet, communion, and learning, the MUIH herb garden is a haven for all who visit, work, and study on our campus. The herb garden also provides students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience gathering and tending medicinal plants and offers a living example of many of the herbal medicines used in …

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Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary and Cultural Village

The village of Tafi Atome has over 1000 residents and is located within the Hohoe District of the Volta Region of Ghana. Residents speak Ewe. The village is surrounded by a sacred grove of approximately 28 ha. The grove is a semi-deciduous forest and lies within the forest-savannah transitional zone. It is immediately surrounded by …

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Southern Cross University Medicinal Plant Garden

The Medicinal Plant Garden at Southern Cross University was designed as a ´living laboratory´ for students of natural medicine to learn to identify and understand the growth habits and organoleptic characteristics of many of the plants used in contemporary Western herbal medicine in Australia. The plants have originated in large part from Europe and North …

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Jardin Etnobotanico Pueblo Chacobo-Pacahuara

The Chacobo Pacahuara Ethno-botanical Garden is in the planning stage. The Chacobo Pacahuara Ethnobotanical Garden is established by local communities concerned about the loss of traditional knowledge of medicinal plants, food plants and plants that provide various products, such as colorants, gums, tannins, the creation of products and much more. We have already identified the …

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IITA Forest Reserve Ethnobotanical Garden

The Forest Project protects International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) forest areas from poaching, theft, damage, and fire. We also maintain forest trails in the core area and are responsible for signage. The Project propagates indigenous plants from seeds and vegetative material collected in the IITA forest areas. Occasionally we also collect when on visits …

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