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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cinnamon the wonder spice

I always remember when I was learning herbal medicine that one of our teachers told us that cinnamon was his favourite herb. And with good reason as this plant is a potent medicine as well as being a delicious and warming spice. It is especially useful at this time of year when everyone seems toContinue Reading

An evolutionary view of Herbal Medicine

For herbalists it seems self-evident that plant medicine works. After all it has been in use for many thousands of years and provides the basis for most modern drugs. However, in an age where we are expected to provide evidence for large-scale efficacy it is heartening to know that a team of researchers from Kew,Continue Reading