- October 6, 2023

Healing herbal vinegars – discovering an old way to use herbs at home

Words by Neil Allies Medical herbalists prescribe herbs to patients to help improve their health but what’s the best way to ‘take’ herbs? Hippocrates, the ‘Father of Medicine’, is famously reported to have said ‘Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food’ (although there’s no evidence he actually did write this). Whoever did say it, ...
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- September 22, 2023
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Why study herbal medicine? Insights from a student herbalist

Words by Neil Allies Why study herbal medicine? It’s an important question and there is a huge range of answers: a desire to reconnect with old traditions; frustration with other medical treatment; personal experiences; a desire to help others; to feel more empowered to help yourself; an interest in the natural world and plants. Whatever ...
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