Plants have contributed to numerous modern medical therapeutics and have also been used as traditional medicine for thousands of years. Naturopathic physicians are the only primary care physicians whose medical education includes rigorous botanical medicine training. The physicians at LŪCHS Natural Medicine are highly skilled in this form of medicine that can be used for a wide variety of conditions such as hormonal balancing, skin improvement, digestion and even fighting the cold and flu. Herbal medicines are minimally or unprocessed substances that can be prescribed in a variety of forms including tinctures, teas, and even topical (skin) applications. The use of herbal medicine is well established and has deep traditional roots and is backed up by cutting edge scientific research. It is widely recognized to be safe and effective, when used properly under a physician’s supervision.