Art and science of herbal medicine making with David Hoffmann


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Have you ever looked at an herbal teas on your supermarket shelf and wondered how did all these ingredients end up together? My today’s guest is just the person to talk to us about this.

David Hoffmann is an internationally renowned medical herbalist who’s been practicing phytotherapy for close to 40 years. He is an author of 17 herbal textbooks and a chief formulator at Traditional Medicinals, a company that I love.

Some of the major takeaways from our discussion:

  1. Why herbalist is the interface between humanity and medicinal plants and what’s the future of herbal medicine
  2. How to approach herbal blending/formulating with intention to help creating elegant and healing preparations
  3. David’s criteria and strategies for therapeutic vs beverage teas and why simplicity is your friend

Show Notes:

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