Herbal medicine is plant-based and made from a combination of plant parts, such as leaves, flowers or roots. Each part of the plant has its own medicinal use. Both fresh and dried plants are used, depending on the herb and client preferences. Many of today’s drugs are based on simple constituents extracted from plants, but whole plants contain thousands of chemicals. Herbalists believe that the simple active constituents of plants are balanced, and made safer and more effective by the presence of these other chemicals. Not only are whole plants used, but usually combinations of plants are prepared as formulas specifically designed to meet the needs of the individual client to heal the body naturally.
The simplest answer to this is question is that herbalists are trained to work with people and plants to facilitate health and wholeness throughout the body. We work with medicinal plants in four primary ways:
More and more people are turning away from pharmaceutical drugs with the realization that long term use of these drugs can cause more harm than good. If you feel that our bodies should be brought back to its natural state and away from synthetic materials then herbal medicine is a great option for you. Take back your health and happiness by working alongside me and the plant medicine and get back to the life you want to live!