Herbal medicine is a branch of Naturopathy which uses various plants as medicinal agents in the treatment of disease.
Plant substances have been used for thousands of years to promote recovery, health and well-being; and are the foundation of modern pharmacology.
Many common medications were originally sourced from plants. For example, Willow bark made aspirin until the 1920’s when faster synthetic production of pharmaceuticals was favoured.
Today, modern technology and research allows a greater understanding of herbal constituents and interactions; and a growing body of clinical evidence exists to support this knowledge.
Your Naturopath will blend herbs into a medicine specifically for your condition, in order to address your particular symptoms and restore wellness. Alternatively, tablets for your condition can also be dispensed.
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