Question by CoolDude: How to learn Native American medicine men medicine?
I, being a small percentage Native American, have always wondered with what and how did medicine men made and prescribed their medicines.
Is there anyone or any site that offers a list of herbal ingredients with natural pictures and effects for free? Anywhere that can answer my curiosity [see above statement]?
Answer by Lily
Native American medicine wasn’t medicine like we think of it today. It was much more a whole religious/magical system. Herbal medicine is a different thing.
If you want to learn Native American medicine man practices, I highly suggest you go find one and ask nicely to become his acolyte. He’ll either tell you no or teach you for free. Run away from any that want to charge you.
If you want to learn herbal medicine, then I suggest you study the most modern, up to date material you can find, because the advent of clinical testing practices has done wonders for the field. Websites and books abound.
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