Herbal medicine is known as the people’s medicine. For thousands of years throughout the world people have used herbs to heal ailments of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. Herbal medicine provides its healing through different forms. Some of these forms are teas, tinctures and powders and when taken regularly they can have a powerful and synergistic effects on the body’s healing potential and abilities. Herbs have lived alongside humans for hundreds of thousands of years and have an innate understanding of how to heal the human body. When you partner with herbs by ingesting their medicine you develop a connection and a relationship that is life-long and deeply beneficial. Herbal medicine has been called the medicine of the people because you can go in your backyard or the local park and find a variety of herbs to heal every day complaints and ailments. One does not need to spend much money in order to beneﬁt from the healing potential of herbs.
An herbalist is helpful to partner with you on your journey to bring understanding to which herbs are beneficial and useful for a particular condition, emotional state, or spiritual blockage that you may be experiencing. Herbalists look through your health history and discuss with you physical and emotional symptoms you maybe currently experiencing.
The herbalist will combine scientific evidence and research as well as ancient wisdom when formulating blends for clients. The Herbalist works with your lifestyle and your daily routine in order to come up with a formula that fits your lifestyle and resonates with you. Consider a herbalist as a partner on your wellness and spiritual journey to a complete wellbeing.
Nicole Mensah, M.S., M.A., Therapeutic Herbalist, Health and Wellness Coach and Nutritionist