Long before the term herbalist was coined, people who worked closely with the earth, plants and all the seasons were called simplers. Not at all a derogatory term, simpler referred to someone who was observant and relied on intuition and inner knowing for making preparations.
Rosemary Gladstar, Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health
According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, an herb is a plant or plant part used for its scent, flavor, or therapeutic properties. Herbal medicines are one type of dietary supplement. They are sold as tablets, capsules, powders, teas, extracts, and fresh or dried plants. People use herbal medicines to try to maintain or improve their health.
Create a personal salve, tincture or capsule based on your body's needs. Simpler Bodywork Massage educates clients on the herbs that may help with concerns for wellness.
Cindy Henry is a Certified Herbal Nutrition Practitioner.
Herbal Nutrition Consult-Consultation to discuss how herbs can be added to your daily life to bring the wellness and balance we are all in search of in our busy lifestyle. Nutritional herbal consults available by appointment- $35.00