Welcome to the Herb Society Forum

The Herb Society Forum (UK)

“There's more to herbs than just green leaves.”

Respond to this messageReturn to Forum Index
Original Message
  • Re: Herbal medicine?
    • Sarah Head
      Posted Mar 27, 2012 5:38 PM

      Hi Gaz

      What kind of discussion were you looking for? The Herb Society's main aim is to provide education and share interests in herbs so we have a wide selection of herb growers, interested individuals and a few qualified medical herbalists plus the local oddball like me, who does bits and pieces of everything.

      If you're wanting advice on a particular condition, you can't really do that effectively on a forum, it's best to go and search out your friendly local practitioner through the National Institute of Medical Herbalist online database.

      If you want to learn about herbal medicine through approved courses, this site has a list on another page. If you're wanting to make your own medicines, we can probably help you with that depending on how serious and structured you want to take. Personally I work on the "take one jam jar, shove it full of your chosen herb, chop, fill with extracting medium (vodka, honey or vinegar), podge, fill, seal, label and date" method.

      I like to think of herbal medicine as complementary rather than alternative in the sense that everyone benefits from working together respectfully rather than being either or.

      Best wishes

    Login Status
  • You are not logged in
    • Login

      Provides additional benefits such as notifications, signatures, and user authentication.

      Create Account
    Your Name
    Message Title
    Message Text
    Enable formatted text (what's this?)
    Notice: This is a moderated forum. Your post will not show up until a moderator approves the message. If you regularly have full posting privileges, you may have to login first.

    Find more forums on Alternative TherapyCreate your own forum at Network54
     Copyright © 1999-2018 Network54. All rights reserved.   Terms of Use   Privacy Statement  

    This is the forum of the Herb Society (UK), the place to discuss all aspects of herbs including their uses, cultivation, history, legislation and much more. Run by and for the Herb Society (UK) and open to anyone to read, but posts will only appear once approved by a moderator.

    Please note that the Forum Host and Moderators reserve the right to delete any entry which is considered to be inappropriate for this forum, its members and the Herb Society as a whole. IP's of spammers will be blocked.

    The Herb Society is not qualified to provide medicinal advice. Useful contacts for such advice can be found on our contacts page. Officers and Council Members of the Herb Society (UK) accept no liability for any harm, damage, or illness arising from the use of plants mentioned or described on this forum.