Hallucinogenic Herbs: Healing with herbs, Part 9


In less developed countries hallucinogens are the favored medicines. This is because sickness and death are viewed as being a consequence of interference from the spirit world, rather than being induced physically or organically.

Healing with Herbs, Part 8: Herbal Medicines and the Law


A voluntary code of ethics has been proposed and advertising would enlist the help of retailers in avoiding the sort of advertising that preys on people desperate for help. Such regulations offers a middle ground on which herbal medicines can stand.

Picking and Storing Fresh Herbs: Healing With Herbs, Part 5


Grinding or powdering them seems more efficient, but it tends to release the herbs oils and to make them weaker medicines in the long run.

How Pure Are The Herbs You Buy? Healing With Herbs, Part 4


Many herbalists will tell you the only sure way to know that your herbs are clean and free of poisons is to grow them yourself.

Pharmacognosy: Healing With Herbs, Part 2


Typically, a pharmacognosist is interested in isolating and describing the active ingredients, or bioactive molecules, of plants.

Botanicals in Modern Medicine: Healing With Herbs, Part 3


Wherever possible these principals were being duplicated in the chemistry lab, then marked as “purer” medicines.

About Healing With Herbs


There are many people who regard herbal healing as superstitious based, antiquated or hocus-pocus.