Amy Branum, AHP, RH(AHG)- Guest Writer
Amy Branum, AHP, RH(AHG) is an herbalist who has been working with the plants for over 20 years. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology, focusing on botany, from the University of North Carolina- Asheville, and began her herbal studies at the North Carolina School of Natural Medicine. In 2015, she graduated from the California College of Ayurveda. She has since become a NAMA-certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild. Amy also has a wellness consultation practice, www.lasyawellness.com in Grass Valley, CA, is the director and teacher at her herbal school, The Northern California School of Botanical Studies, www.schoolofbotanicalstudies.com, and serves as the Ethnobotany Chairperson for the California Native Plant Society- Redbud Chapter.
Scientific research is important to the study of herbalism, but it doesn't always tell the whole story. In this article, you'll learn how to ask the right questions to determine if a study applies to what you want to learn and what its limitations are. You'll also learn that just because a study is not published does not mean it is invalid.
March 9, 2023