What is an Herbalist?
An Herbalist is a practitioner of and contributor to the field of herbal medicine. Some herbalist are naturopaths, holistic practitioners, nutritionists, pharmacists, native healers and hail from everywhere around the world. Their are many herbal traditions including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC), Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine (TAM), Western Herbal Medicine, (WHM). Western Herbal Medicine originated in Europe and was the primary healing system of the population before modern medicine was discovered. It was brought to North America by the first settlers and was later integrated with Native American Herbology.