Herbalism: A Classical Perspective

Today’s herbal paradigm is largely influenced by western science, applying herbs for disease names and chemical components.  This is not the foundation of how herbs were applied by great scholars of Chinese medicine for thousands of years.  JulieAnn Nugent-Head works to reframe the application of herbs today, staying within the Chinese medicine paradigm when practicing Chinese medicine. To learn more on the topic of the classical perspective of herb use, see below for JulieAnn’s article published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine:

Returning Our Focus to the Flavour and Nature of Herbs