This is an interesting subject. People seem to confuse using the 40 vital nutrients your body needs with herbs which can help the body heal, but is really doesn’t go to the cause of the problem.
In 1920, a report was done in order to “standardize’ medicine. It was called the Flexnor report after the person who did the “research”. The new standard was drugs and surgery. Before that time, medical schools taught the traditional medications – herbology and homeopathy.
Herbs are natural (not a chemical made in a lab) and have healing properties.
Here is the article.