This world is ailing. This sickens us. Plant medicines help alleviate both maladies. Humankind has largely lost our connection to the Earth. Had we not, we would not be able to so throughly decimate it. This severance causes and perpetuates our sickness. When we turn to plants for help, we reconnect with Nature. This is a step towards healing, healing of ourselves and our world. Meeting medicinal plants in the wild and growing them in the garden are part of the medicine. But even if those aren't options, just using herbal medicine helps us reconnect, and plant medicines help us respond to stress in healthier ways.