In the audio presentation, the speaker tries to convince the audience of the validity of the use of plant-based medicines by doing all of the following except ____.
Text for audio retrieved from Biology 2e textbook on OpenStax:
explaining that plants have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years, dating back to at least the ancient Chinese
using numbers and statistics, like the fact that “1/3 of pharmaceutical research and development is spent on natural compounds”
suggesting that plant-based medicines are healthier and safer than synthesized, lab-created medicines
providing examples of common medicines that are derived from plant compounds
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