Herbs Emergence in Western Culture Herbs have been used for hundreds of thousands of years, and their earliest uses can be traced back to scents, foods, flavorings, medicines, disinfectants and even currency. One of the first cultures that were known to experiment with herbs was the Ancient Egyptians that lived in 3500 B.C. This ancient civilization understood that herbs could play a significant role in treating disease, which was a unique perception since many old civilizations believed that magic was at the root of healing….

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