Herbal Nerd Society member exclusive: The History of Asthma with Howie Brounstein
Herbalist Howie Brounstein discusses the changing view of asthma over the last couple of centuries. He refers to the description of the disease by early teachers of the Eclectic School from 1800s. The Industrial Revolution made a marketable difference on respiratory disease. Howie compares the treatments described by the Thompsonian herbalists to modern approaches to asthma treatment.
Howie Brounstein is an herbalist and teacher at the Columbine School of Botanical Studies. Howie was the owner of Wizardry Herbs, Inc., a manufacturer of quality wildcrafted herbal products. This intentionally small-sized business supplied high quality bio-regional herbs to the local community.