Herbalism - Medical Holistic Herbalists - Herbs
A Herbalist uses the beneficial effects of Herbs to aid health...
Herbal Medicine, some argue, is the oldest form of medicine, and even today, is still the first choice in many cultures, being successfully used for thousands of years.
Herbalists prepare and mix unique tinctures, after consultations with clients that will include a case study about lifestyle, diet, family health and personal medical history.
Western Herbalists use mainly whole plants or plant parts in their preparations.
Clients may be given herbal teas, capsules, tablets, extracts or tinctures. Herbal preparations are especially useful for a truely holistic and individual treatment as they can be formulated and mixed according to a client needs.
The term medical herbalist simply means that a Herbalist is properly trained in the science of herbal pharmacology and prescribing.
Herbs are considered treasures when it comes to ancient cultures and herbalists, and many so-called weeds are worth their weight in gold.
Dandelion, Comfrey, Digitalis (Foxglove), the Poppy, Milk Thistle, Stinging nettle, and many others, have well-researched and established medicinal qualities that have few if any rivals in the pharmaceutical industry.
Many of them in fact, form the bases of pharmaceutical drugs.
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