If there were no plants we would not be here. We breathe
in what they breathe out. That is how we learn from them.
Keetoowah, Cherokee Healer
Just as flowers grow from the earth, so the remedy grows
in the hands of the physician;
The remedy is nothing but a seed which develops into that
which it is destined to be.
am often asked, "What
is herbal medicine? What does it represent?"
medicine is certainly the use of plant based medicine assisting
to heal itself, however it also represents a greater field of
a whole body approach to optimal health.
people recognize the value of their health and the complex
and subtle workings
of their body when it becomes sick. It is at this time that
people strive to
learn tools for healthy living and take steps to bring back
their health; but health should
not only be recognized in reference to an absence of disease.
Health is not something
that should be sought; it is our right to experience, to the
highest level that is possible for each person.
The experience of optimal health encompasses not only our
physical body, but also involves our diet, past medical history,
the state of our environment, the lifestyle we choose to lead,
the ever changing flux of our emotions and the ability of
our spirit to find expression in this life.
Remember the importance of following knowledge
with action. It is not about
waiting for the right time to make changes in favor of health,
but a matter of taking action, now. Make a commitment to health.
Create realistic goals and make the experience of optimal
health a priority in your life!
It is my hope that this site will provide you with tools
for furthering your knowledge on the many aspects of health
and provide information on how herbal medicine can assist
you in improving the quality of your life.
* I regret that I am unable to answer specific health questions via email except for clients under my professional care.
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