Herboristen wereldwijd

In deze rubriek wil ik een aantal herboristen, farmacologen, fytotherapeuten, kortom kruidenmensen van overal voorstellen. Vooral nog levende of net dode mensen zullen ter sprake komen, de herboristen van veel vroeger vind je terug bij de geschiedenis van de kruiden. Ook deze rubriek is een boeiende, curieuze en enigszins hopeloze ambitie van mij. Maar we beginnen gewoon en zien wel waar dit eindigt. Enkele voorbeelden vind je op mijn herborist.infoteur.nl

David L. Hoffmann B.Sc. (Hons), M.N.I.M.H.

Whilst working in conservation and lecturing in ecology and the eco-crisis for the University of Wales, the author became convinced that to heal the world, to embrace planetary wholeness and responsibility for it with hope, he as an individual had to be whole within himself. This moved him to start exploring herbal medicine as a truly ecological healing for the body as well as the spirit. To this end he studied four years with the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. He also co-founded a spiritual community in the Preseli Mountain area of West Wales, which is deeply involved in the birthing of the New Age in the hearts and minds of all, especially children. He has been practicing as a consultant medical herbalist for six years, has lectured widely on holistic herbalism, as well as personal and planetary transformation, and has been doing television work and writing as well. He has been active in the environmental movement, standing for Parliament in the 1983 election as a representative of the Ecology Party.

In 1987, after a year long journey embracing North America, China, Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, he moved to California and has become deeply involved in the herbal renaissance that is underway in North America. He was appointed to the post of Director of the California School of Herbal Studies, North America's premier centre of herbal education, as well as being elected President of the American Herbalist Guild. He regularly teaches in Canada, the USA and New Zealand.

Boeken geschreven door Hoffmann

    • The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal: A Safe and Practical Guide to…

    • The New Holistic Herbal (Health Workbooks)

    • The Herbal Handbook: A User's Guide to Medical Herbalism

    • Welsh Herbal Medicine

    • An Elders' Herbal: Natural Techniques for Health and Vitality…

    • The Elements of Herbalism

    • An Herbal Guide to Stress Relief: Gentle Remedies and Techniques for…

    • The Holistic Herbal: A Herbal Celebrating the Wholeness of Life

    • The Herb User's Guide: The Basic Skills of Medical Herbalism

    • The Information Sourcebook of Herbal Medicine

    • Your Herbal Home Medicine Chest (Self Care Health Library

His commitment to herbalism is a reflection of a deep involvement in transformation - both personal and planetary.You can also see their website at http://www.healthy.net/scr/Bio.asp?id=61

In het Nederlands vertaald: The holistic Herbal als De Findhorn Kruidengids. Uitgeverij Mirananda 1984.

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