The Histories of Traditional Medicines


Many medicines, many histories

There are at least as many histories of medicine as there are medicines, and there are many more that we may never know.

Whatever medicine looks like on the surface today is rooted in very ancient history. Nearly every medicine is the result of millennia of observation, experimentation, conflict, debate, politics, resources and the engagement, merging and castration of worldviews.

Although each generation of medical practitioners is quick to claim that their's is the most advanced and effective for an entire host of plausible reasons, there are very few practitioners in any generation who can hold a clear vision and perspective of what medicines and practices have come before and what may come after them.

To this end, we begin our thrilling and sobering adventure…


The Many Histories of Traditional Medicines

Medicine can really only do one thing…