WESTERN HERBAL MEDICINE
Western Herbal Medicine or Medical Herbalism draws on ancient traditions but is firmly rooted in modern research and uses plant-based medicines in personalized formulas alongside holistic support to treat a wide range of health issues and illnesses.
Conditions frequently seen by Western Herbalists
Herbal Medicine can also help address and support a broad range of health conditions. Patients see Herbalists for lots of different issues, the list below outlines those seen most frequently in clinic.
– Hormonal Issues
– Digestive complaints
– Skin complaints
– Fertility support
– Immune system support
– Auto-immune conditions
– Low energy
– Stress, anxiety and depression
– Sleep problems
– Cardio-vascular issues.
If you don’t see what you’re looking for in the list please do get in touch and we can let you know if Herbal Medicine is suitable for you.
Western herbal medicine comes in a variety of forms including liquid extracts (tinctures) teas, powders, capsules, creams, oils and ointments and a combination of these preparations may be prescribed depending on your individual needs.
At a first consultation (1-1.5hrs) with Jessie there will be plenty of time for you to talk about your health issue in detail. She will take a thorough medical history and find out about your lifestyle, diet and your life circumstances to help get to the possible root causes of your problem. Jessie seeks to treat you as a whole person not just a set of symptoms and she will create a unique herbal formula for you to address your individual physical and emotional needs. Jessie may also offer dietary and lifestyle advice to help support your recovery. Jessie will give you gentle and positive encouragement to support your return to health and vitality
Jessie is trained in medical diagnostics and she might carry-out a physical examination if necessary as well as taking a blood pressure reading. Jessie can also perform urinalysis or send off for further tests if needed.
Booking Your Treatment
You can check availability and book your treatment here. If you can’t find a suitable slot please contact us and we’ll do our best to accomodate you.