FAQs about Herbalism

Herbalist, herbal medicine, herbs… what are they? Here are Frequently Asked Questions about herbs and herbalism. What is an herb? An herb is any plant with seeds, leaves, or flowers used for food, flavoring, medicine or perfume. The botanical meaning is any...

Preparation Methods of Herbs

A part of the art of herbal medicine is to know how to best prepare an herb in order to release the best medicinal properties. Herbs can be used for internal and external use. They are normally more effective when used internally. Decoctions, infusions, tinctures as...

Herbalist Training & Education

Becoming a herbalist today can be accomplished by attending a formal training at a herbalist school. The herbalist education typically covers herbal medicine derived from European and North American plants, but a herbalist can use plants with medicinal properties from...