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Herbalism

Leaves + Flowers + Roots = Medicine

Herbal medicines are plant-based medicines made from differing combinations of plant parts e.g. leaves, flowers or roots. Each part can have different medicinal uses and the many types of chemical constituents require different extraction methods. Both fresh and dried plant matter are used, depending on the herb.

Herbal Medicine is suitable for people of any age, including children, who respond especially well to the gentle actions of herbs. Each patient is treated as an individual – a Medical Herbalist recognises that no two patients are the same.

What can a herbalist treat?

Trained Medical Herbalists treat a wide variety of conditions. They focus on treating the whole personal - physical symptoms and emotional health. Click on the links below to find out more about how a herbalist approaches specific conditions.