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Also known as Herbalism.
The use of herbs to promote healing and health.
A form of healing that draws from herbal traditions of Europe and the Americas, and that emphasizes the study and use of European and Native American herbs in the treatment and prevention of illness.
Herbalism is based on physicians and herbalists clinical experience and traditional knowledge of medicinal plant remedies preserved by oral tradition and in written records over thousands of years.
Herbology relies on the synergistic and curative properties of plants to treat symptoms and disease and maintain health.
See A Modern Herbal: The Medicinal, Culinary, Cosmetic and Economic Properties, Cultivation and Folk Lore of Herbs, Grasses, Fungi Shrubs and Trees, Herbal Remedies for Dummies (For Dummies), Nutritional Herbology: A Reference Guide to Herbs, Planetary Herbology: An Integration of Western Herbs into the Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic Systems, The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal: A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies, The New Holistic Herbal, The Way of Herbs: Fully Updated With the Latest Developments in Herbal Science, The Yoga of Herbs: An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine, Herbal Guide CD-ROM, The Herbalist CD-ROM, Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines CD-ROM, Delmar's Integrative Herb Guide for Nurses CD-ROM, The Herbal Pharmacy CD-ROM, Herbs for Sex CD-ROM, The Magic of Medicinal Herbs Revealed CD-ROM, Culinary Herbs for Better Heal.
See also Aromatherapy, Acupuncture, Body Cleansing, Bodywork, Biofeedback, Chelation Therapy, Flower Essence Therapy, Herbology, Holistic Medicine, Iridology, Macrobiotics, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Polarity Therapy, Reiki, Rolfing, Osteopathy, Reflexology, Hypnosis, Yoga, Holistic Junction, Medical Acupuncture, Love Spells -- Use these powerful love spells to help you find and keep your true love, Unbroken Curses, Mystic Gifts and Charms - New Age Gift Shop & Wicca and Pagan Supplies, The Chakra Store, The Tarot Store, Divination & Scrying Tools and Supplies, Unique Amulets, Talismans, Good Luck Charms, and Love Tokens, Powerful Witch Doctor Spell Kits, Powerful Spells - Cast by Andreika the Witch, Webmasters Make $$$, AzureGreen - Celebrating All Paths to the Divine, ISIS - Tools for Your Soul's Journey, and The Pyramid Collection - Myth, Magick, Fantasy and Romance.
Sources: (1) Whorton, James C., Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America, Oxford University Press; (2) Longe, Jacqueline L., The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, Thomson Gale; (3) Mysteries of Mind, Space & Time: The Unexplained, H. S. Stuttman Inc. Publishers.
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