What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal Medicine is a system of traditional healing which uses plants in the treatment of ill health and has been used effectively all over the world for thousands of years. Even today 80% of the world’s population relies on local plants, rather than pharmaceutical drugs for medicine.

Rigorous Training and Safety Modern herbalists undergo a rigorous three degree year training which includes diagnosis, physical examination and nutrition, as well as botany and plant pharmacy. We know which plants to use safely in any given circumstances and are aware of possible interactions between herbs and prescribed medicines.

Commonly treated problems
Herbal medicine can be used on its own or alongside other treatments for a wide range of common health problems, including:

  1. Allergies: food intolerances, hay fever, dust, mould, pets

  2. Arthritis (Oesteo arthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis)

  3. Asthma and COPD

  4. Catarrh and Sinusitis

  5. Children’s Complaints (infections, teething, digestive problems, anxiety etc)

  6. Constipation, Indigestion, Acid reflux, Ulcers, Parasitic infections, IBS, Inflammatory Bowel Conditions

  7. Cystitis and Urinary Disorders. Prostate problems.

  8. Eczema and Skin Disorders

  9. Hay Fever

  10. Headache, Migraine, Labyrinthitis, Vertigo

  11. High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol.  Help with managing side effects of pharmaceutical drugs/controlled reduction of pharmaceutical drugs alongside herbal therapy.

  12. Infections and Immune Deficiency

  13. Infertility and help with undergoing fertility treatments such as IUI & IVF/ICSI

  14. Insomnia

15. ME and Chronic Fatigue

16. Menopause and Hot Flushes

17. Panic Attacks, Anxiety

18. Period Pains and Pre Mentrual Tension.  Polycystic Ovarian Disease.

19. Stress, Depression, Low Energy, Addictions

20. Thyroid & Adrenal condtions (Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism, Graves Disease (Hyperthyroidsim)  I have a particular speciality in treating thyroid conditions having spent many years figuring out the best treatment strategies, though the treatment of my own thyroid condition.  Thyroid is a big passion of mine.

Due to its balancing, restorative nature Herbal Medicine is often effective when other approaches have not been helpful and where no medical cause can be found for illness.

Herbal medicine helps you get back on track, making you feel like YOU again.


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