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Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine can be used to treat a wide range of medical disorders

Used alone it excels in the treatment of

  • skin (acne, eczema, herpes, shingles, folliculitis etc)
  • hormonal disorders (hypo & hyperthyroidism)
  • genito-urinary disorders (thrush, cystitis)

The modern materia medica is very ecletic and utilizes herbs from all over the world including other traditional medical systems;
  • Ginseng, Gingko, Dong Quai (China)
  • Gotu Kola, Neem, Turmeric (India)
  • Devils Claw, Aloe vera (Africa)
  • Yams, Guarana and Echinacea (Americas)
  • Eucalyptus (Australia)
  • Franckincense & Myrrh (Middle East)

In China there is a saying that herbal medicine is powerful like a tiger, but if you combine it with acupuncture it is even more powerful like giving the tiger wings to fly.

Whereas acupuncture excels at unblocking and balancing the flow of energy in the body, herbal medicine excels at tonifying, nourishing and building up the bodies vital substances Qi, Blood and Essence.

A combination of herbs & acupuncture is the treatment of choice for male fertility problems, and menstrual disorders (infertility, PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, menopause) which usually stem from a combination of poor circulation (acupuncture indicated) and depleted vital substances (herbs indicated), especially Blood in women and vital Essence in men Chronic fatigue syndrome and ME also benefit more from a combined approach.

Richard Collisson

Initial treatments are 60mins & will explore your medical history and full range of symptoms before the actual treatment.
Follow up treatments of 30mins will then be advised dependant on each individual case.

  • Initial Treatment (up to 60mins) - 50

  • Follow up Treatments (up to 30mins) - 30

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