Herbalists back into the French healthcare system?

Herbalists who treat health problems with plants have been banned as a profession in France since 1942 but may soon regain official status.

This follows months of consultations into the role of herboristes at the Sénat, leading to senators making 39 recommendations in a report, including calls for law changes.

A further consultation period has started.

Among the justifications for working to bring herboristes into the modern health system is the agricultural potential of growing plants for health purposes and the boost it could bring to ...

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