Rebecca Lazarou
Rebecca Lazarou
Research Assistant
Kew Gardens

Rebecca Lazarou is a medicinal plant scientist, botanical formulator and educator. She has a degree in Biomedicine- Human Biology and a Masters degree in Medicinal Natural Products and Phytochemistry and is currently a researcher at Kew Gardens. Rebecca is the founder of Laz The Plant Scientist, which is an educational platform to teach people the science how plants and fungi work in the body, holistic wellbeing techniques as well as offering botanical medicines. She has also written a guide on the quality control of botanicals within the supplements industry and her research interests include pharmacognosy, quality control, ethnopharmacology, cannabis and medicinal mushrooms.