Ancient Physicians – “All things Are Poison or Beneficial According to Dose”

Ancient Physicians used foods and herbs as therapeutic agents:

All things are poison and nothing is without poison. It is the dose that makes a thing poisonous.— Paracelsus, 15th century, the Grandfather of Pharmacology


Opium has been used for 5000 years -Egyptian remedy for colicky babies was poppy pods

Cocaine has been used for 2000 yrs, pain relief and appetite suppressants


About Emi Miller

Emi Miller has practiced Integrative Holistic Medicine for thirty years. She is a Registered Nurse, Nationally Certified Holistic Nurse, NCCAOM Certified Asian Bodywork Therapist, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, and an Interfaith, Stephen Minister. Emi is also a meditation teacher and Pastoral Care Counselor. She has been a student of the world's Spiritual traditions for more than fifty years, and blessed to receive wisdom from many Masters and Saints. She is dedicated to helping bring forth unity of the world's religious Ideals, and the reality of the One Creator of All. Besides her writing and studying the sacred religious traditions, Emi enjoys long walks by the ocean, music and theatre, taking journeys and discovering beauty in natural places, and visiting with good friends and family.
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