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Western herbal classifications glossary

Western herbal classifications glossary

Western herbalism is based both on ancient wisdom and modern biomedical knowledge. It is multi-faceted and aims to soothe, balance and restore people’s whole being. In this doctrine of medicine, it is not only herbs which are used, but also nutrition and holistic healthcare techniques are often incorporated into a treatment plan. 

Plant and fungi medicine works on many different levels, from pharmacologically to energetically. Patterns in one’s constitution and in a condition are identified, and then plants with the appropriate herbal action are blended to make healing formulas with complex chemodiversity. 

Importantly, it also offers us a way back to the Earth.

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