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Philosophy of Western Medical Herbalism
Dr. Kris August and I will be presenting an introduction and overview of the
philosophy of Western Veterinary Medical Herbalism on April 28-30, 2017. We
will be discussing the history of herbal use and plant identification on a
multi-sensory level. Lectures include herb selection, formulation and
administration options for our patients. Included are hands-on labs and an herb
This course has been awarded 15 International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
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Articles by Dr. Laurie
"MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY AND ADAPTOGENS" By Laurie Dohmen, VMD, MS
Published in the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
(JAHVMA). Article first appeared in Volume 44, Fall Issue, 2016
"Herbal Intervention for Thyroid Dysfunction" By Laurie
Dohmen, VMD, MS Published in the Integrative Veterinary Care Journal, Volume 6,
"Western herbal treatments for allergies" By Laurie Dohmen,
VMD, MS Published in the Integrative Veterinary Care Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2
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From our Herbs Blog
...In my teaching at Maryland University of
Integrative Health (MUIH), I interact with many nutrition students. Every term,
there is a different fad diet that the new students are all excited about.
Right now, “alternative” healthcare is a popular “fad” with consumers. The
whole concept astounds me. Herbs are the original healthcare. They are not new
or alternative. Until recent history, there was no “alternative.” ...
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...Visit this blog by Krista Merwede, L.M.T. to learn about Herbal Techniques
for Promoting Dental Health and Dr. Laurie's suggestion for oil pulling ...
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