The Gap Between Conventional Medicine And Herbal Medicine

741 Words Jun 3rd, 2016 3 Pages
The Ever Widening Gap Between Conventional Medicine and Herbal Medicine
By Robert D Hawkins | Submitted On March 28, 2011

Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook Share this article on Twitter Share this article on Google+ Share this article on Linkedin Share this article on StumbleUpon Share this article on Delicious Share this article on Digg Share this article on Reddit Share this article on Pinterest
Expert Author Robert D Hawkins
It has been over 15 years now since I first started using and studying the applications for herbal and homeopathic medicine. It wasn 't that I was against conventional medicine (and still am not). It was more a blend of curiosity, necessity, and safety, with a dash of family influence thrown in for good measure that drove me in the direction of natural herbal and homeopathic health.

I always thought that over time practitioners of western medicine would eventually see the advantages of herbal and homeopathic medicine while becoming more aware of the risks involved with pharmaceutical medications. These realizations would in turn lead to more moderate approach to prescription pharmaceuticals and open the door for a handful of proven herbal and homeopathic remedies.

But I fear that the pendulum is swinging in the other direction with those practicing medicine, with an emphasis on treating disease with pharmaceutical drugs, becoming even more resistant to the idea. It is hard to know exactly why…

More about The Gap Between Conventional Medicine And Herbal Medicine

Open Document