what is herbalism?

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Herbalism, also known as botanical medicine or phytotherapy, is the practice of integrating plants into your lifestyle to nourish and support your body. The use of plants as medicine is the primary form of healthcare for 80% of the world, and today over 1/4 of pharmaceuticals are derived from natural products. Herbalism has a long and rich history across different cultures and countries around the world. Herbalism is for everyone, it's the people's medicine, and it is east to use, provides a gentle and delightful way to integrate wellness practices into your daily lifestyle.

Herbal products are derived from a plants roots, bark, stem, leaves, flowers, and or berries and usually are taken in the form of teas, tinctures, salves, and tablets prepared by an herbalist. There are a variety of herbal products on the market today as this form of natural health continues to grow.

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