Nature provides with everything so that life can survive and thrive. Humans embrace this abundance, and, through curiosity and intelligence, are able to tap into further mysteries of life and consciousness.
Nature provides with abundance, supporting a host of life forms in immense variety, that altogether create the perfection of life on Earth. Humans, one of the organisms on the Earth, are a part of this ecosystem, although we somehow reside in a category of its own.
All the known organisms limit their activities to searching for food, reproduction and everything else required to achieve these tasks. We, humans, share these primary instincts with other organisms, but we also do stuff which goes much further the realm of simple survival and reproduction. We explore.
Since the dawn of humanity we have nurtured ourselves with plants, animals and funghi. Our basic instincts allowed us to discover and know how to use the food for our basic physical survival. Then our curiosity and explorer’s nature let us discover additional properties of certain plants and organisms, which lead us to develop the field of medicine.
The early medicine people discovered the remedies that heal the wounds and illnesses and give support in recovery, strengthening general wellbeing of the body-mind. Ancient men carried the knowledge that food can be medicine and that medicine can be food.
The medicine men also discovered some remedies that operate in different ways, than the medicines for body-mind wellbeing. Ancient stories tell about a discovery of remedies made from some parts of a plant, funghi or animal (further referred to as plants or nature teachers) and using them to communicate with their spirits. Through the particular and extraordinary properties of these ancient remedies the medicine men were able to heal and be healed, physically and mentally, release trauma, get inspired and tap into truly transpersonal experience.