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The Friday and Saturday market in Scarborough is full of surprises and finding
an Herbalist is just that, unexpected! Mr Godwin Joseph initially gained his
understanding and enthusiasm for Herbal Medicine at his Grandmother's feet!
He became apprenticed to an Herb
ist, travelled to increase his knowledge
and attended courses in the US. He is
there to advise anyone on the value of
herbal medicine and sell aids to better
Herbal Medicine is directly linked to foo
development, with seasonings as flavour
hancers also providing medicinal propertie
Even burning different plants as incense cr
ates a healing atmosphere, spiritually and
physically. Interest today in herbal medicine
has grown enormously encouraging people
Mr. Joseph to advocate their use.
central to the
f Herbal Medicine but some
were condemned as witches (from
'wicci' meaning 'wise one'!) In
Africa and America men were prac-
ticing but the colonisers gave them
names like 'medicine man' (Native
Americans) and 'witch doctors'
(Africa) portraying them as charla-
Modern medicine is founded upon
the extraction of various chemicals
found in plants. And it is the his-
tory of Herbal Medicine that re-
vealed what plants had worked in
past centuries that might offer
more effective extracts. Take for
example the humble Aspirin. In
Greece around 400BC Hippocrates
gave women willow leaf tea to
overcome the pain of childbirth. In
1763 a priest gave dried willow bark
to parishioners suffering from rheu-
matic fever. In 1823 the active in-
gredient was extracted from willow
and from this Aspirin was eventu-
Whilst Mr Jo, as he is known, is
concerned with the health of the
whole body, he is very interested in
come to him having been diagnosed
by doctors. He first listens to the
patients' complaints and then gives
them advice as to what herbal
medication to take to cleanse, for-
tify and strengthen the body.
Something we could all do with!
Overall, he suggests diets that
will keep the body in the best state
that it can achieve given the nature
of the illness, advising patients on
what types of nutritious, meatless
soups and teas can be eaten.
Throughout he tries to ensure that
the patient's mindset is positive, as
he realises a negative attitude to
one's state of health is detrimental
to creating a condition in which any
illness can be fought.
Mr. Jo makes no claims of being a
substitute for modern medicine. He
is there to help everyone whilst not
offering immediate cures; his claim
is that he can take you through a
proven regime to strengthen and
fortify the body.
NOTE: This article serves to
highlight the tradition of herbal
medicine in Tobago, and is not an
endorsement of the herbalist fea-
Mr Godwin Joseph
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