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is the traditional art of phytotherapy, meaning ‘plant-therapy’. The safe and effective use of plants as medicine supported by modern scientific research, clinical trials, and traditional use. The study of Herbal Medicine is rooted in the conventional medical sciences: physiology, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, and toxicology combined with historical texts, folklore, and ethno-archeological discoveries. Herbal Medicine offers a comprehensive approach to health and well-being.
Herbal Medicine has an essential role to play within society, supporting the primary healthcare practitioner address the health and welfare of the community. Working in combination with other complementary therapies; osteopathy, psychotherapy, and acupuncture. Herbal medicine provides individuals with an empowering strategy, a way to navigate an individualized approach to health and wellness.
The complex nature of plants and plant constituents are ideally suited to interact positively with the complex biological processes of the human being.
“Ordinary people are using herbal and other natural healing methods in quite sophisticated ways to improve their health, their ability to function and to express their potential” – Wright, (1990).
WHAT DOES A HERBALIST TREAT?
A Medical Herbalists’ approach.
Herbalism is for everyone and can be used to help both acute and chronic conditions. Challenges that are often treated:
- Joint & Bone
- Heart & Circulation
- Nutrition & Nourishment
- Hormone Health
- Emotional Health
- Fatigue syndrome
- Energy & Stamina
- The Immune System
- Plus other rare and common conditions.
- Comprehensive diagnostic testing services are available.
- Herbal Medicine offers preventative healthcare measures; you do not have to be unwell to benefit from Herbal Medicine support and to increase your capacity for abundant health.