The concept of Vitalism vs Atomism first began with Hippocrates (the father of medicine). Western Herbalism shares its roots with Modern Medicine. This class will review historical methods to medicines, and apply them to current healing modalities. We will highlight several herbs, comparing traditional actions to chemical constituents. Are they opposing or complementary? Herbalist have an opportunity to respect and embrace the past contributions of our ancestors, and bring their truth to the forefront. The truth shown through current science. An observation in art & science of Herbal Medicine.