This month Herbfest a national conference and community get together came to County Mayo. What was most most delightful and inspiring was not only the great speakers but the amount of people who attended. I would say over 200 people attended from all over the country and for good reason. Over 100 people million use herbal medicine every year. Herbal medicine not only treats disease with little bad side effects if used correctly but can also act as a preventative. Herbal medicine, as we will see in this article, has much to offer orthodox medicine with alternatives to drugs which cause further problems.
Let us also not forget most drugs are derived from plants anyways.
First to the podium to speak was American herbalist