Herbal Medicine Apopka FL

Local resource for herbal medicine in Apopka, FL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to herbal medicines, pharmacies, herbal medicine centers, and herbal supplements, as well as advice and content on alternative medicine, herbalists, and herbal medication.

Joseph Cannizzaro
(407) 862-1163
357 Wekiva Springs Road
Longwood, FL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Lucie Manzinni
(407) 443-0510
325 S. Orlando Ave.+ Ste. 3
Winter Park, FL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Julio Paez
(352) 394-0833
845 Oakley Seaver Drive
Clermont, FL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Dr. Donna Johnston, DOM
(407) 682-7111
683 Douglas Ave. Suite 101
Orlando, FL
Specialty
Biofeedback, Bioidentical Hormones, BioMeridian Testing, Blood Chemistry Analysis, Electro-dermal screening, Energy Healing, Flower Essences, Hair Analysis, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Kinesiology, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, NHRT, Nutrition, Shamanic Healing, Sound Therapy, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
Healing Alternatives

Holistic Options
(407) 333-1059
635 Primera Blvd.
Lake Mary, FL
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Biofeedback, Blood Chemistry Analysis, Chiropractors, Colon Therapy, Color Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Detoxification Foot Bath, Ear Coning, Electro-dermal screening, Energy Healing, Flower Essences, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Laser Therapy, Light Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Metaphysics, MicroCurrent Therapy, Myofascial Release, Neurofeedback, NHRT, Nutrition, Osteopathy, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Qi Gong, Reflexolo
Associated Hospitals
Health Center & Holistic Spa

Lucy Westervelt
(407) 447-9017
4521 Edgewater Dr.+ Ste #5
Orlando, FL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Thang Q. Bui, Lic AP
(407) 898-9794
1213 N. Mills Ave
Orlando, FL
Business
Thang Q. Bui, Lic AP - Mau Phuoc Duong
Specialties
Alternative Medicine

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Pediatricians Care Unit
(407) 862-1163
357 Wekiva Springs Road
Longwood, FL
Services
Wellness Training, Weight Management, Sports Medicine, Spiritual Attunement, Research, Psychotherapy, Preventive Medicine, Physical Exercise, Pediatrics, Osteopathic/Manipulation, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Mind/Body Medicine, Midwifery, Massage Therapy, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Environmental Medicine, Energy Medicine, CranioSacral Therapy, Coaching, Chiropractic, Biofeedback, Aromatherapy, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Robert Ziegler
Casselberry, FL
Services
Certified Tachyon Practitioner His practice is devoted to bringing balance to the mind, body and spirit complex through the utilization of Tachyon Energy.
Membership Organizations
Peacefulmind.com

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Rev. Cally Pennington
800-098-8461, 888-633-4086
Sessions via phone and email,UK clients call 800-098-8461
Orlando, FL
Specialty
Akashic Records, Astrological Counseling, Channeling, Distance Healing, Energy Healing, Life Coaching, Light Therapy, Past Life Regression, PSYCH-K, Psychic, Remote Healing, Shamanic Healing, Spiritual Counseling
Associated Hospitals
Divine Readings by Cally

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Herbal Medicine

Years of traditional knowledge about medicinal plants is now supplemented
by research to create a healing systembridging both worlds.

By Lisa James

April 2009

The year is 1709, and you live on a remote farm in a British North American colony. Your stomach is badly unsettled. You could see a physician, but if you are poor (as most people were then) that really isn’t an option. So you visit the local herbalist, a layperson with a special knowledge of plant-based remedies. That person asks about your specific symptoms: Is your stomach acidic, indicating excess heat? Do you have gas when you eat, indicating dryness? Your answers determine the herb you would receive: angelica in the first case, perhaps, and maybe caraway seed in the second.

The year is 2009, and you live a hectic life in a large American metro area. Your stomach has been giving you fits; you try all the over-the-counter stuff before finally visiting a physician, who orders a number of tests. The news is good, sort of: no infection, no inflammation, nothing physically wrong.

Echinacea

You’ve been given a diagnosis of functional dyspepsia, a fancy way of saying indigestion without an identifiable cause. Still in discomfort, you visit an herbalist. That person respects the traditionalist approach in which whole herbs maintain a place of honor. But he or she is also aware of research in which an herbal formula that employs both angelica and caraway, along with seven other herbs, has helped ease functional dyspepsia. What’s more, the herbalist inquires about what else is going on in your life—and makes recommendations on how to reduce your stress levels, which provides a more lasting basis for relief of your touchy stomach.

The system of herbal medicine that took root in Europe combines knowledge traceable back to the ­ancient world with local practices. This healing tradition made its way to North America with the first European settlers, where it met the rich plant lore of the Native Americans. Almost lost in the 19th century, herbalism underwent a revival 40 years ago. Today, Western herbal practice is learning how to combine its traditional remedies with studies that support the remarkable healing power of plants.

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Herbalism

The Greek physician Hippocrates was the first person in Europe to take a non-magical approach to healing. Out of his work grew the idea of four bodily humors—blood, black bile, yellow bile and phlegm—that had to be in equal proportion for good health. Treatment of sickness meant bringing these humors back into balance, and plants played an important role in that process. Humorism was systemized in the second century AD by Galen, a physician born in Asia Minor (today’s Turkey).

Milk Thistle

In the 15th century another physician, Paracelsus of Switzerland, was “the first one to advocate chemical medicine,” says Phyllis D. Light, RH (AHG) of the Appalachian Center for Herbal Studies in ...

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