And while folklore places another uses for black cohosh as an herb to induce labor, it should never be used for this purpose except under the supervision of an herbalist, nurse midwife, or skilled naturopathic physician.
Western people hoping to make use of these remedies are most likely to be successful if doing so under the consultation of a qualified Tibetan physician or a Western herbalist who is very familiar with Tibetan medicine.
Some natural healing systems, such as homeopathy, are regarded as generally safe, while others, such as some herbs, should be used only under the guidance of a skilled healer, herbalist, naturopath or physician.
Always check with an herbalist before trying to make tea from wild berries to ensure that you've picked the right ones, and do check with your health care provider before trying this or any other herbal remedy.
The following list of herbs to provide immune system support should be reviewed by your physician, naturopath or an herbalist to ensure they do not interact with any medications or medical conditions.
Before embarking on a course of treatment using alternative remedies for cancer, make sure you find a good herbalist or naturopath you can work with, and include your oncologist in the conversation.
Until science proves otherwise, follow the package directions, don't use it if you are diabetic or pregnant, and talk to a doctor, naturopathic doctor, herbalist or nutritionist with any questions.
Each of these herbs should be used according to the package or label directions, and if you have any kidney disease or other illnesses, only in consultation with your physician or an herbalist.
There are many options for herbal allergy relief for children, but before giving your child any alternative remedies, consult with her healthcare provider or an herbalist for the correct dose.
The botanist Clusius (Charles de l'Escluse or Lecluse, 1526-1609) first cultivated it at Vienna from a root received from Asia Minor in 1574, and distributed it to other botanists in central and western Europe, and it was probably introduced into England about 1596 by the herbalist Gerard.