How Indigenous Knowledge Is Being Harnessed To Advance Western Medicine

Navajo_medicine_man

How Indigenous Knowledge Is Being Harnessed To Advance Western Medicine As long as human’s have been able to think consciously, we have been trying to heal common diseases, ailments and injuries. The practice of healing was learned by trial and error over many years, and passed down within families, from generation to generation as the … Read more

Why Rainforest Conservation Is Essential For Western Medicine

Amazon Rainforest from Above

We constantly hear pessimistic reports regarding the future of the rainforests. We know, for example, that an average of a football field-sized section of rainforest is lost to the world each day. Knowing that areas of dense forestation play a vital role in supplying oxygen to our atmosphere, we are right to be concerned at … Read more

Herbal Remedies- Echinacea and Valerian

The wonderful echinacea plant

Over the last 12 months I have developed an interest in alternative remedies, which I guess supports my love of holistic therapies and the natural world.  With a 2 year old daughter and a 10 month old baby my body likes to tell me that it has had enough on a regular basis, particularly as … Read more