Is herbal medicine safe?

Herbal medicine (also called herbalism, phytotherapy, botanical medicine or herbology) is a method of medical treatment that relies primarily on the use of plants and plant extracts. Herbalism is commonly associated with other types of holistic health practices, such as aromatherapy and a holistic diet. Since the use of herbs…

An introduction to herbalism

Herbalism is an ancient practice that actually predates our recorded human history. Excavations of burial sites that are over 60,000 years old have suggested an early understanding of the use of herbs for medicine. As far as written records, Herbalism has been documented as far back as Sumerian practices, which…