Displaying items by tag: COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE - Planet Herbs http://www.planetherbs.com Tue, 23 May 2017 12:44:07 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The Three Levels of Healing http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/the-three-levels-of-healing.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/the-three-levels-of-healing.html In my previous blog on treating H. pylori-induced stomach inflammation with herbs, I touch briefly on a fundamental difference between conventional and complementary medicine: namely, that conventional medicine prefers to identify an isolated pathogen or discrete named diagnosis which it aims to treat singularly; whereas complementary or traditional medicine relies on signs and symptoms, within the unique individual and their personal conformation, and how these elements fit into a time-tested model of healing. Being an herbalist means learning to think like a herbalist, which apart from a special knowledge of the therapeutic properties of plants also means to not overly…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:58:23 +0000