Traditional Wisdom - Natural Health
Elder & Sage is an Herb and Natural Remedies shop offering products such as: High quality encapsulated herbal and nutritional supplements; herbal tinctures, balms, salves and other products from local Michigan wildcrafters; bulk herbs and spices; custom herbal tea blends; books on natural health; homeopathics; quality aromatherapy essential oils; custom oil blends; flower essences; and other nature-based cures. Co-owner, Kathryn Doran-Fisher, a Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor offers health consultations and provides traditional naturopathic therapies on site.
Naturopathy (also known as naturopathic medicine or natural medicine) is a health approach that focuses on natural remedies and the body's ability to heal and maintain itself. The traditional naturopath focuses on lifestyle changes that support the body's innate healing potential. Kathryn Doran-Fisher is not a licensed medical doctor. Traditional naturopaths do not diagnose or treat diseases but concentrate on whole body wellness and facilitating the body healing itself. Traditional Naturopaths neither prescribe nor engage in the use of drugs, surgery or disease specific treatments or otherwise practice conventional medicine. Therapies and techniques used by traditional naturopaths include but are not limited to: herbs, homeopathics, aromatherapy, nutrition, iridology, and muscle response testing.