What is a herb?
A 'herb' is defined by a medical herbalist as any plant, whole plant extract or derivative that can be given for aiding health and healing the body.
Can babies and children take herbal prescriptions?
Herbal medicine is suitable for babies and children at specific dosages that your qualified practitioner will advise. It is a gentle medicinal approach to help support their developing body systems and general health.
What is a herbal prescription?
A herbal prescription can be in the form of a tincture (liquid formula), tea, capsule, powder, tablet or a lotion/cream for topical use.
Can current medications be taken with a herbal prescription?
A qualified medical herbalist has a full understanding of any interaction risks between conventional medicines (pharmacology) and herbs (phytotherapy). With every client's health and medications assessed individually, our client's safety is paramount to our practice. Ongoing monitoring of your progress will determine what adjustments you may require to your herbal prescription.