Day: September 25, 2014

Decolonizing Herbalism: A Community Discussion

Herbal medicine is the people’s medicine, so its practitioners must serve the people. Herbalism is medicine from the edge, so herbalists must build community with those who are marginalized. Herbalism is “alternative” medicine in our society today, so its practitioners must advocate for the underrepresented. To do this, we need to acknowledge the persistence of…

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Cannabis as Medicine

Massachusetts has recently joined 21 other states in legalizing medical marijuana. Opinions abound as to how, when, and by whom it should be used – and in the fracas it sometimes gets lost that this medicine is an herb, not a drug. And if you want to understand an herb, you talk to an herbalist!…

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