Herbal Remedies

Regarding the use of traditional curative herbs, any herb known to have medicinal effects can surely be used by the friends, and those administering such medicaments should be left entirely free to carry out their profession. However, it must be borne in mind that this is different from traditional fetishist practices which involve communication with departed spirits.

23 December 1991, written on behalf of the Universal House of Justice to a National Spiritual Assembly