Thursday, November 26, 2020

Tag: The Whole Herb: The Most Important Principle of Herbal Medicine

The Whole Herb: The Most Important Principle of Herbal Medicine

by Jeremiah Johnson, Ready Nutrition:

One of the problems with supplements overall is the tendency for pharmacological science (commonly referred to as “Conventional Medicine”) to attempt to isolate each and every chemical in the supplement. Conventional Medicine then bases a supplement’s efficacy on the individual chemicals and pronounces an “edict” as to its effectiveness. This “edict” is based on the results of testing with individual chemicals identified and either extracted from or duplicated (reproduced) in the lab. These actions violate one of the foremost principles of Herbalism and Naturopathic substances: