professional herbalist

professional herbalist (prō·feˑ·sh·nl erˑ·b·list),

n a formally trained individual who has experience in either plant/medical studies or in spiritual healing/plant studies and has extensive knowledge of plants including identification, preparation, therapeutic uses, precautions, and dosage.
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All are aware of the threats to their plants, and the professional herbalist neatly summed it up when he was advised of the reason for research and project activities:
The press release by the MHRA failed to indicate that consultation with a professional herbalist involves a complete and thorough assessment of every patient.
As a professional herbalist, Non Shaw brings a wealth of knowledge and advice on the use of the oldest form of medicine.
Nic an Fhleisdeir first became interested in herbs when she was the client of a professional herbalist who helped her recover her own health.
Many people self-prescribe, but there are several limitations to do-it-yourself medicine and consulting a professional herbalist gives access to a safer, individually tailored and more effective application.
Many people self-prescribe but there are several limitations to do-it-yourself medicine and consulting a professional herbalist gives access to a safer, individually tailored and more effective application.
At 412 pages, The Authentic Herbal Healer is the comprehensive go-to reference brimming with guidance for professional herbalists or other healing arts practitioners wishing to supplement their acupuncture, midwifery, chiropractic, coaching or counseling practice with trusted herbal formulas.
Originally developed as an aid to professional herbalists, botanical illustration eventually blossomed into an art in its own right.
Unlike the British Isles and continental Europe, the Swedish herbal folk traditions never produced professional herbalists or schools of herbalism.
Today, professional herbalists primarily use feverfew to treat and prevent certain headaches, arthritis and other painful disorders.
THE common daisy is being investigated as a possible cure for Aids by professional herbalists.
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