Why use herbs?
Herbal Wellness has a longstanding history. Using herbs as medicine dates back to Hippocrates, the father of medicine, Ancient Greeks and Egyptians also relied on herbs for their therapeutic benefits. Although herbs can be used to manage or suppress systems like western medicine, they also do more. This is why herbal medicine is base on a holistic approach to healing. By addressing the whole person, herbalists are able to help the underlying issues that are considered to be the root of the problem. This may involve a review of of the patient's home life, health history, stress level. etc.
Why Choose Herbs Over Pharmaceutical Drugs?
When taken in appropriate doses, herbs are generally safe, even for women that are pregnant or breastfeeding. Herbs are also nontoxic, are less costly and are free of the side effects of pharmaceutical drugs. Dr. McCartney creates custom formulated herbs according to your individual needs. Dr. McCartney has also created Herb-n-Cups™, which is a line of herbal coffees and tonic teas, designed to support wellness.