The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism

The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism

The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism places the function of western herbs in their true historical context, apart from homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, and Ayurveda. Recently there has been a revival of interest in western herbalism, but practitioners haven’t been able to explore its benefits due to a void of information on the topic—the system […]

Traditional Healers Formalised?(From the Editor) (Report)

Traditional Healers Formalised?(From the Editor) (Report)

Traditional healers are the first to be called for help when illness strikes the majority of South Africans. Their communities have faith in their ability to cure or alleviate conditions managed by doctors, and much more. A visit to such practitioners’ websites (they are up with the latest advertising technology!) shows that they promise help […]

The Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine in Malaysia and Japan.

The Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine in Malaysia and Japan.

Report on the Asia Pacific Traditional and Complementary Medicine conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 2008 The popularity of traditional and complementary medicine (T/CM) is increasing around the world, not just in Western countries such as Australia and the United States but also in Asian countries such as Malaysia and Japan.

Comparison of Communication Outcomes in Traditional Versus Simulation Strategies in Nursing and Medical Students (Teaching WITH TECHNOLOGY)

Comparison of Communication Outcomes in Traditional Versus Simulation Strategies in Nursing and Medical Students (Teaching WITH TECHNOLOGY)

AS PATIENT COMPLEXITY CONTINUES TO INCREASE AND CLINICAL FACILITY SPACE BECOMES TIGHTER, SIMULATION HAS EMERGED AS A STRATEGY TO ACHIEVE CURRICULAR COMPETENCIES IN BOTH NURSING AND MEDICINE. Studies comparing the effectiveness of simulation strategies versus traditional strategies are on the rise as educators embark upon this new approach to facilitating student learning. At the same […]

My Journey: Traditional Bush Medicine to Western Herbal Medicine (Commentary)

My Journey: Traditional Bush Medicine to Western Herbal Medicine (Commentary)

Presented at the NHAA 7th International Conference on Herbal Medicine, July 2010, Coolangatta Australia My name is Vivienne Hansen and I am a Balladong-Whadjuk Yorga from the Bibbulman nation of Western Australia. My mother Myrtle is the youngest child of Kate Collard and Norman Bennell. I was raised by my grandparents and after the death […]