An herbalist works with the body to perform its natural functions by introducing plant medicine topically or internally. An herbalist can identify, forage responsibly, and process correctly according to GMP guidelines a variety of plant species that enhance natural body functions and treat acute injuries and chronic illnesses. An herbalist can make a variety of mediums to deliver the plant medicine (botanical medicine/herbal medicine) to the body such as but not limited to tinctures, syrups, glycerites, teas, salves and oils, poultices and plasters.