I first learned about Dynamic Phytotherapy (DP) when I was attending the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS). I could take a few elective courses as part of my Master’s in Complementary Alternative Medicine. I signed up for the course on DP because I was interested in Herbal Studies and anything relating to plant therapy or Phytotherapy. This class was about Phytotherapy of the Dynamic kind, which I found particularly intriguing.
It turns out that there is not a lot of information available on DP, apart from what ACHS provides. They are not well known outside of New Zealand, where the approach was developed, and perhaps Australia. They are gaining popularity in the United States and the United Kingdom, but are still not commonly found. And, DP remedies were originally known as Homeobotanical (Hb) remedies, which complicates matters even more.
But these remedies deserve more attention, and I am going to share with you some of what I know.Continue reading