I, Cheri Brannon, am not an herbal expert by any means and I am not a medical professional. The products available, along with statements, opinions, views expressed, ideas, notes, procedures and suggestions on this blog, on my website, in my e-books, my Facebook, Pinterest , Instagram and/or Twitter pages, on farm classes, and any follow up comments onsite or by email, are my opinions and are meant for informational purposes only. They are not meant to be used to diagnose, treat, prescribe, prevent or cure any disease or to administer in any manner to any physical ailments and are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a trained health professional. I cannot be held liable for the decisions and choices you make and/or the outcome of those decisions and choices. You are encouraged to do your own research and consult your heath care professional before treating yourself or anyone else.
The information on this blog, on my website, in my e-books, my Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and/or Twitter pages, on farm classes, and any follow up comments onsite or by email, is general and not specific to individuals and their particular circumstances. It is your responsibility to study herbs thoroughly and talk with a health care practitioner before you begin treating yourself or anyone else. All matters regarding your health require medical supervision. Consult your health care professional before adopting the statements, opinions, views expressed, ideas, notes, procedures and suggestions in this blog, on my website,, in my ebooks, on-farm classes, on my Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and/or Twitter pages and any follow up comments on-site or by email, as well as about any condition that may require diagnosis or medical attention.
Herbs are very powerful and if they are misused, they can be harmful. Herbs can also cause allergic reactions, interfere with traditional medications by blocking their effectiveness, increasing their effectiveness or reacting with them in a harmful way. Always check with your health care professional before using herbs or herbal products!
Do not use herbal products of any kind if you are nursing, pregnant, taking medications or undergoing treatment for any medical condition without first consulting your health care professional.
Any plant substance, whether used as food or medicine, externally or internally, can cause an allergic reaction in some people. Neither I, nor The Essential Herbalist, can be held responsible for claims arising from the mistaken identity of any herbs or from the use of any remedy or healing regime or because you did not first seek the advice of a trained healthcare professional as recommended.. Do not try self-diagnosis or attempt self-treatment for serious or long-term problems without consulting a health care professional. Do not undertake any self-treatment while undergoing a prescribed course of medical treatment without first seeking professional advice. Always seek medical advice if symptoms persist.
In addition, the statements made by myself regarding any products and/or services represent my opinions alone, and do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of any product or service by The Essential Herbalist. I, and The Essential Herbalist, disclaim any liability arising directly or indirectly from the use of this website, my blog, my e-books, a class, class notes, social media platforms, follow-up email contacts or of any products available or mentioned herein.
Additionally, the statements on this website, in my blog, in my ebooks, at on- farm classes, on my Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and/or Twitter pages and any follow up comments on these sites or by email, have not been evaluated by the FDA. The information on this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Please do not ask me to diagnose, recommend a treatment program or in any other way prescribe treatment of any kind. I will be more than happy to address the mechanics of making herbal preparations and the known properties of herbs but I cannot speak to the specific health needs and problems of individuals.