What is Western Herbal Medicine?
Herbal Medicine is the grandfather to all other medicines it was used as far back as the cavemen, growing, harvesting herbs for the natural healing properties. Using herbal medicine is a natural complement to your health regime, be it for pain, energy, conception, any problem you have health wise, herbal medicine has an answer tailored especially for you not a generic one size fits all.
It’s natural, from herbs, the consult takes into consideration other medications, most herbs have more than one purpose, and no chemicals are added to the formulas.
I studied for three years at Australia College of Natural Therapies, graduating in November 2019 with a Advanced Diploma in Western Herbal Medicine, and am a registered practitioner with Naturopath & Herbalist Association of Australia.
If you have any troubles after taking herbal medicines, you should cease immediately and contact me, for further instructions. Secondly never take any herbal medicines in with a 2 hours of any other medication as it may affect the effectiveness of them. Stay hydrated drink 2 litres per day.
What conditions can be treated?
• Digestion and associated GI problems such as Chrone’s and colitis
• Fertility, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, menopause, PMS etc
• Persistent colds and flu
• Childhood sicknesses and allergies
• Lung problems including chronic bronchitis
• Stress, anxiety, fatigue, low energy
• Skin problems including rashes, itchy skin etc
• Pain, Chronic Disease symptom management, nausea
• And many more, and questions about if I could help you please email or call.
What are the benefits of Herbal Medicine?
A herbalist is an alternative health practitioner that uses medicines made from plants to address health concerns.
• Herbalists have a deep and thorough training of the herbs they work with.
• The herbalist uses a holistic approach to search out the underlying cause of the problem and treat the cause rather than the symptoms. Herbal remedies are often combined with diet and lifestyle changes.
• Herbalists will work with your allopathic doctor to help you reach your best health, if your MD is willing.
• Prescription drugs are always taken into consideration by herbalists.
Frequently Asked Questions
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How many times to I take i?
Herbal medicines are usually prescribed 2 – 3 times per day, depending on your lifestyle, just remember to take 2 hours either before or after other supplements/medications.
What does it taste like?
Honestly, most herbal liquids are very strong and bitter, but they are the fastest way into the body to act effectively.
How long until i see a result?
This will vary from person to person, but generally speaking most people see results between 1-3 months, its important to follow up so that formula can be tweeked once you are feeling better.
What is the difference between Herbalist & Naturopath?
• Herbalists work exclusively with plant base medicine, their training is focused and dedicated to the healing properties of plants. Herbalists often can make their own medicines, so accurate information about sourcing and quality is readily available. Herbalists are THE experts on plant medicine.
• Naturopaths study many modes of healing including nutrition, health psychology, iridology, flower essence and botanical medicine. A naturopath would be considered more of a generalist in all these areas of holistic healing rather than a specialist.