Introduction to Herbology

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“Then God said, ‘Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you.’” [Gen. 1:29]
The LORD gave; the FDA hath taken away; cursed be the name of the FDA! [paraphrase of Job 1:21]
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates, the “father” of medicine (c. 460-375 BCE)
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” — Thomas Edison (1847-1931)

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Introduction to Herbology
Posted 04/21/15

This section of the website contains information about the historical use of herbs in the practice of clinical herbology, naturopathic medicine, and/or traditional “folk” medicine.

Herbology Defined

“The science and art of using plants for healing is known as herbology. … According to the medical definition, medicine is anything which enters the body and alters its structure of function. Using that definition, all foods and even water and air could be considered medicines. … In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classifies herbs as foods when no claims are made that the herb will cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent any disease. When medicinal claims are made for an herb, the herb is regulated as a medicine. Companies selling herbs as food cannot publish any material relating the use of their products to diseases without risking legal prosecution. Hence, herbs are sold as foods, but used as medicines.” (Mark Pedersen, Nutritional Herbology. Warsaw, IN: Wendell W. Whitman Co., 1994, p. 1)

“Let your food be your medicine and let your medicine be your food.” (Hippocrates, The “Father of Medicine”)

Herbs Really Work

• They feed and regulate the body systems naturally.

• They give the body the raw materials it needs to do its own healing work.

• They do not build up in the body or produce harmful side effects like synthetic drugs and supplements.

• They are the key to improving your health.

The Use of Herbs to Treat “Dis-ease”

While most sources of information about herbs (including this website) speak to the historical or traditional use of herbs for particular ailments, this line of thinking is actually misleading. That’s because “plants don’t really treat diseases. In fact, they really don’t correlate very will with treating diseases at all.” [Steven Horne, RH (HG)] Click here to read why that is true.

The information on this web site presents the historic use of herbs and herbal combinations. The statements on this website have not been evaluated by either the American Medical Association (AMA) or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Be that as it may, we believe that the FDA is a fraud, and is both incompetent and unqualified to provide accurate, unbiased health information. [But that’s just our personal opinion. Click here to read why we think so.] These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. All information on this website is presented for educational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose or treat diseases, and no assurance of a “cure” is either guaranteed or implied. We believe that you should exercise your constitutional right to make your own health care decisions. If you have a serious health problem, please consult a competent health practitioner. Please read our entire disclaimer before applying this information.

This entire website can be considered as “an independent educational publication” and receives no direct financial support from any herb or health product manufacturer.

Bibliography: Source materials used to develop the Natural Health information on this site.


Note Well: None of the statements about natural health on this website have been submitted to, or evaluated by, either the Food and Drug Administration or the American Medical Association. All consumable products mentioned in any context on this website are intended to be used as food only, and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition. According to the United States government, herbs are food or flavorings and cannot be used to treat or cure diseases. If you have a health concern, please consult your health care provider. Any mention of possible “health benefits” of any product refer only to its historical use in “folk” medicine.

All information on this web site is presented for educational and/or religious purposes only, and is nothing more nor less than an expression of our religious belief that all healing is from God, that we can expect to have good health when we live a lifestyle that is in harmony with His universal laws (His Torah), and that He has provided mankind with certain foods and techniques that help the body’s natural healing processes. Regardless of the mistaken opinion of either the FDA, the AMA, or the FTC, this religious expression is specifically protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America!

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