Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine uses plants to help maintain and restore your health and wellbeing. Herbs have been used as medicine for thousands of years and are still a primary source of healthcare for much of the world population.

Safe and effective treatments

In the UK, medical herbalists combine this traditional wisdom with modern science to provide safe and effective treatments. As practitioners, we use herbal medicine as a natural, gentle therapy to support your body’s own self-healing processes. Safety is very important to us. We work with you to choose the right combination of herbs and the appropriate dosage.

Herbal medicine uses

Herbal medicine is used for many health conditions, alone or in conjunction with orthodox medicine. Conditions where herbal medicine may be helpful include

  • Digestive problems such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), indigestion and peptic ulcers
  • Allergies such as hayfever, and asthma
  • Skin problems like  acne, eczema, psoriasis 
  • Hormonal issuess including menstrual and menopausal problems
  • Stress related conditions such as depression, insomnia and anxiety
  • Circulatory disorders such as blood pressure irregularities, angina and varicose veins
  • Bruises and wounds
  • Coughs and colds
  • Of course,  you don’t have to be ill to benefit from herbs. Herbs, and healthy eating, can help to maintain well being, boost your energy or to support your immune system. For more information about Herbal Medicine please take a look at the website of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists at www.nimh.org.uk.  NIMH is the leading body representing herbal medicine graduate practitioners in the UK.  I am a full member of NIMH and work within their code of ethics.