Displaying items by tag: international - Planet Herbs http://www.planetherbs.com Tue, 23 May 2017 12:40:53 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The Oldest Herb Shop in Barcelona http://www.planetherbs.com/lesley-tierras-blogs/the-oldest-herb-shop-in-barcelona.html http://www.planetherbs.com/lesley-tierras-blogs/the-oldest-herb-shop-in-barcelona.html Recently, Michael and I taught in England, and as we generally do when teaching there we also traveled to other countries. And of course we just had to investigate the herbal scene wherever we went, too. This month we are both blogging about different aspects of what we found about the general state of herbal medicine in Europe. Older generations of most cultures have long complained how their youth detach from traditional ways in favor of modern Western living. The same can be said of herbalism. In Russia, we learned that herbalism is alive and well, although mainly with the…]]> ltierra@planetherbs.com (Lesley Tierra) Lesley Tierra's Blogs Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:58:03 +0000 Current Herbal Regulation in the UK http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/current-herbal-regulation-in-the-uk.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/current-herbal-regulation-in-the-uk.html "Be it ordained established and enacted by authority of this present parliament, that at all time from henceforth, it shall be lawful to every person being the King’s subject, having knowledge and experience of the nature of Herbs, Roots and Waters… to practise, use and minister in, and to any outward swelling or Disease, any Herbs, Ointments, Baths, Pulters and Emplaisters, according to their Cunning, Experience and Knowledge … without suit, vexation, trouble, penalty or loss of their goods." -- The Herbalists’ Charter ordained by Henry VIII, 1543 Lesley and I just completed teaching for the annual United Register of…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:29:53 +0000