Do you take Echinacea to help get over a cold? Or chamomile to settle an upset stomach? Perhaps you have used fennel tea to help with baby’s colic? Imagine if these and other herbs were no longer be available. Of course there is always the option of growing your own – as long as seeds are still available! But for Canadians, growing their own aromatic herbs is fraught with the danger of being “caught” and possibly facing a jail sentence. Don’t sit by silently while our right to choose health care options are stolen from us by pharmaceutical corporations.
If you would like to read more about what’s happening in Europe, go to: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/europe-to-ban-hundreds-of-herbal-remedies-2171781.html
Many of the herbs used in Australia are grown throughout Europe so their legislation affects us all. Show your support wherever possible – sign petitions or join lobby groups.