Herbal medicine combines several herbs in a formula tailored to your constitution and health conditions. The herbs contain active ingredients that possess effective pharmacological properties to exhibit anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-oxidative and anti-hyperlipidemic effects, among others. A benefit of herbal medicine is that is has relatively few side effects and can be used to treat the side effects of conventional medications such as nausea, headaches and fatigue. Herbal medicine is commonly used to manage:
- Sleep disorders
- Pain conditions such as arthritis
- Skin problems
- High blood pressure/ High cholesterol
- Menopausal symptoms
- Digestive issues such as IBS, diarrhoea and constipation
- Reduce the frequency and duration of the common cold and flu.
Herbal medicines are prescribed prepared in our dispensary by our Medical Herbalist. They can be taken in tincture, tablet, capsule or powder form.