Slate shared this amazing map of ‘Herbal Cures’ from 1932 showing the medicinal plants commonly used among pharmacists.
Today, we have a medical system which relies almost entirely on patented chemicals and/or biologicals that are far removed from anything resembling the old fashion herbal apothecary and back yard farmacy.
Pharmasuiticals have their place, so does nature, foods, herbs, plants and other naturally occurring substances along with techniques.
As a mindbody health practitioner, I utilize these and other naturopathic-based (nature-based) approaches to help my clients help themselves and empower their own innate healing power.
Enjoy this map. It is large, click on it to display it in full size.