and herbs are used worldwide for their therapeutic value.
They work on specific systems in the body and there are many uses for herbs:
An ancient form of healing still widely used in much of the world, herbalism
uses natural plants or plant-based substances to treat a range of illnesses
and to enhance the functioning of the body's systems.
Patients are treated as individuals and all herbal prescriptions are
specifically designed with this in mind. The plant medicines, are also the
basis of many modern drugs, though work more slowly than conventional drugs
and are formulated to enhance the ability of the body to heal itself. Herbal
medicines may also be prescribed as a preventive measure.
Dramatic results may occur from the use of herbal remedies with many chronic
diseases such as hormonal imbalances, depression, migraines, chronic
fatigue, cancer, candida, high blood pressure, immune compromised disorders
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 4 billion people, 80
percent of the world population, presently use herbal medicine for some
aspect of primary health care.
of Signatures" indicates that certain plants are linked to organs in the body for
is used for respiratory problems.
is a well known herb used to treat the eyes.
- Stone Root
can be used in the treatment of the
studying the plants that grow around us, we can get some idea of how they may
affect the body, and in what areas.
herbal medicine is somewhat of an art, not all herbs
so it is vitally important to consult a practitioner before you start a
course of herbs – just to make sure this is the right one for you.
medicine can cause far less side effects than other drugs, but caution should
Please make sure to get professional
advice to suit your specific needs.