Herbs- History, Identification, granules and manufacturing • Eric Brand • Qi052
It’s easy for us to think that because we have a darned good English version of the material medica that the centuries of herbal knowledge is at our finger tips. But there is a lot of back story to the medicinals that we use everyday in our practices
Where herbs come from, how they are cultivated, how different plants have been used over the centuries; there is a lot we take for granted. Or simply trust our suppliers to have worked out the details of identification and quality. The medicinals we use regardless of whether they are granulated, tableted or raw have a natural history. This includes not just the process of growth and harvest, but also various kinds of processing as well.
In today’s conversation we look at the identification, cultivation and processing of the plants we use everyday in our clinical work.
Head on over to the show notes page for more information about this episode and for links to the resources discussed in the interview.