To my delight, I’ve found a 3-part article that actually addresses the systems view of biological systems in relation to medicine practice and design. As much as I’d like to keep this blog focused strictly on traditional Western herbal practice, my work in systems theory is just bound to creep in at some point.
This piece comes to us from José A. Olalde Rangel of Adaptogenic Educational Medical Centers and the Venezuelan Association of Systemic Medicine in Caracas. Originally a lecture series, it was published in 2005 by the Oxford University Press. Below is an excerpt to get you to open the full texts (posted here: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3). Read more