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Please note – a consultation is a required before you are able to receive your personalised herbal supplement. This is to align with our values to ensure the highest quality results for our clients.

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What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal medicine (also known as phytotherapy or botanical medicine) uses plants and plants extracts to prevent, alleviate or treat various medical conditions and promote overall health and well-being.

Herbal medicine takes a holistic approach, taking into consideration specific symptoms as well as the individual’s overall well-being and the interaction between different systems in the body.

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Why use Herbal Medicine?

  • Herbal medicines are generally considered natural and organic, creating a good alternative to synthetic drugs.
  • Herbs can be used to address a wide range of health conditions from minor issues like colds and digestive issues, to chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension.
  • Herbs can play vital role in preventative health measures.
  • Herbal medicine can be used as both an alternative approach or in conjunction to conventional medical treatments.

Virginia is a qualified healthcare professional and is able to recommend herbal medicines for you taking into account quality, safety and efficacy. As a clinical pharmacist, Virginia is also able to identify any potential interactions with prescription medicines and underlying health conditions.