Chapter One: A Word from the Author
Today, according to the esteemed Journal of the American Medical Association,
a full 42% of Americans have used natural healing therapies. To me, this is extremely good news because this was not always the case!
Although it was nearly 20 years ago, I vividly recall the afternoon I nervously gave my first talk on herbs to the local PTA. Even though I was among friends in a progressive community, I had no idea how they would react to my unconventional presentation on the healing power of herbs for children.
This was long before the popularity of Dr. Andrew Weil, organic foods, and...