Category Archives: Research

Research about herbal medicine, including my MSc thesis

Sitting is the new smoking?

Came across this article by a chiropractor on Linked In.  apparently each hour on the couch in front of the telly costs us 22 minutes off our lives (cf smoking one cigarette – 11 minutes).  I particularly like the idea … Continue reading

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Torpor, congestion and what to do about it

I’ve just been to an inspiring professional conference of the URHP.  It was an encouraging get-together of practising herbalists not least because my presentation on lessons learned from patients over 20+ years in practice was well received!  The highlight of … Continue reading

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Athelas

I am just re-reading The Lord of the Rings and have hit on the chapter called “The Houses of the Healing”.  Three important characters are mortally ill from their wounds after the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.  These wounds are … Continue reading

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Addition of thesis on Tree Remedies

I have uploaded my MSc thesis on Tree Remedies which I did for the legendary Scottish School of Herbal Medicine (may it rest in peace) in 2003. https://wildindigoherbal.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/sshm-thesis.pdf My initial question was “is there a difference between tree remedies and … Continue reading

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