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Here is everything you need to know about Phytotherapy

21 November 2017 11:51 AM
Tags:
Medical marijuana
Herbal medicine
phytotherapy
As the use of medical marijuana grabs headlines, phytotherapist Tammi O'Flynn explains how plants and herbs are used for healing.

Phytotherapist Tammi O'Flynn spoke to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies about the practice of Phytotherapy - or medical herbalism - and how it is used to heal a lot of sicknesses we have today.

According to O'Flynn, phytotherapists, unlike the normal medical doctors, diagnose and treat a broad range of conditions - but only use plant medicine.

We combine the science of modern day with traditional herbal medicine that's been used for thousands of years.

Tammi O'Flynn, Phytotherapist

When someone comes to see me with a headache I don't just give them pain relievers, but we try to find out what could be the cause this headache, maybe it is stress related. We try to get to the bottom of what could be causing the headache.

Tammi O'Flynn, Phytotherapist

A lot of people don't know that a lot of medicine we use today were originally from the herbs.

Tammi O'Flynn, Phytotherapist

To hear the rest of the interview, listen below:


21 November 2017 11:51 AM
Tags:
Medical marijuana
Herbal medicine
phytotherapy

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