HERBAL MEDICINE

 

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HERBAL MEDICINE

HERBAL MEDICINE, a brief introduction

Phytotherapy, the modern term for herbal medicine, is essentially the art of using plants to heal. It is not a new form of therapy; it is, in fact, an ancient system of healing which is undergoing somewhat of a revival in the light of modern analytical methods and new-found knowledge and understanding. Practical knowledge of herbal remedies was once ingrained in folk lore and backed by scant evidence of efficacy, but can now be safely prescribed backed by a sound knowledge of plant chemistry and botanical therapeutics.

Today herbal medicine is seen as having a world-wide presence not only as represented by the use of healing plants in Western culture, but as being an integral part of Indian Ayurvedic medicine and combined with acupuncture as part of Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM. In recognition of the growing importance of this type of treatment, herbal medicine is more often referred to by a much more appropriate term; phytotherapy.

We have over 20 years worth of experience in using herbal medicine to treat a broad range of species, particularly dogs, cats and horses. The most common way we use herbs is in the form of tinctures, standardised alcoholic extracts of plant remedies, which we often combine together to achieve a better result than using herbs singly. From time to time we also use tablets, capsules and dry herbs (particularly for horses) sometimes combined with other therapies such as acupuncture.

 

To find out more about how HERBAL MEDICINE works then click here for an in depth look More about herbal medicine
To find out more about herbal medicine and other holistic treatments for DOGS click the link Find out more about holistic treatments for dogs
To find out more about herbal medicine and other holistic treatments for CATS click the link Find out more about holistic treatments for cats
To find out more about herbal medicine and other holistic treatments for HORSES click the link Find out more about holistic treatments for horses
 

 

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