What is Western Herbal Medicine?
The focus in Western Herbal Medicine is on treating the individual as a whole, incorporating their symptoms and signs, emotions, and lifestyle. This holistic approach, combined with the use of natural remedies, is widely recognised for the long term health benefits it can provide.
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of ailments and to improve general health. Western Herbal Medicine incorporates this knowledge together with a modern evidence-based approach that is continuously evolving as our scientific understanding of their properties grows.
Can Western Herbal Medicine assist you?
Western Herbal Medicine can benefit all ages and may assist with a wide range of conditions including:
- Skin disorders
e.g. eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, acne.
- Gynaecological disorders / Hormonal imbalance
e.g menstrual disorders, menopausal problems, PMS.
- Cardiovascular disorders
e.g. poor circulation, high blood pressure, varicose veins.
- Nervous disorders
e.g stress, insomnia, anxiety, migraine, mild depression
- Urinary disorders
e.g. cysititis, prostate problems
- Respiratory disorders
e.g. colds, coughs, asthma, laryngitis, hayfever
- Musculoskeletal disorders
e.g. arthritis, gout
- Digestive disorders
e.g. irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, ulcers, bloating
Some medical conditions may not be treatable but most conditions can benefit from herbal treatment as it may improve general well-being and quality of life.