Herbalism & Traditional Medicine
What is her·bal·ism ...
the study or practice of the medicinal and therapeutic use of plants
"Traditional medicine is the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness."
- World Health Organization
Tiffany blends her traditions as a Cree persons with her knowledge and practice of local Indigenous, Western & Chinese Herbal medicines called Traditional Medicine. They are prepared in a way that honours the spirit of the plant, the land & all our relatives to aid in the health of the person who is taking them. Many different parts of the plants may be used depending on the preparation such as the roots, flowering tops, stems & leaves, and many different ways of preparations may be employed: tincture, teas, infusions, oils, salves, hydrosols etc. Whichever the method herbal preparations are tailored to the individual based on traditional assessment.