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When it comes to healing the body, we have more medicine options available to us than ever in our human history. Modern conventional medicine achieves amazing feats daily with an ever-evolving list of pharmaceuticals and procedures. Chiropractic care and naturopathic medicine, massage, nutrition, acupuncture, and other holistic modalities are now mainstream and may even be covered by insurance. We are in the midst of an herbal medicine renaissance, reconnecting to the medicine we lost for just a few decades after the Flexner Report successfully villainized holistic medicine
. Yet, healing herbs have been used for thousands
of years to promote wellness, and they remain the number one form of medicine used worldwide
. By turning to the plants in your backyard for their healing properties, you’re reconnecting with the planet and your human existence...