What is a possible benefit of studying plants in the rain forest?

Question by Wanda Cosmo: What is a possible benefit of studying plants in the rain forest?
A The plants may hold medicines to treat human diseases.
B The plants may produce needed carbon dioxide.
C The plants may be cut down and sold in floral shops.
D The plants may make toxins for human consumption.

Best answer:

Answer by SETI
A)

Aspirin was originally extracted from willow bark
The drug cyclosporine, which prevents transplanted organ rejection, was found in soil fungus.

I thought it was a good movie: “Medicine Man”.

I had thought that this was based on a true story. see link.

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