What is Herbal Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Medicine uses a holistic approach in understanding the body ​as whole and finding the root cause of disease occurrences. Prevention against disease is possible only when the balance inside the body is understood, restored and maintained. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture combined can help to support acute and chronic ailments, health upkeep, rejuvenation and detoxification.

Each prescription is individually customised and adjusted as conditions change and improve. It is important that you return for subsequent visits or follow your treatment plan as advised by your practitioner until the desired health outcome is achieved.

What can Herbal Medicine be used for?

Herbal medicine can treat various conditions as well as maximise the effect of acupuncture treatments. Other benefits of acupuncture and herbal medicine combined include:

  • Assistance in pain relief with acupuncture

  • Relieves post-operative or chemotherapy nausea, vomiting and discomfort

  • Pregnancy support such as threatened miscarriage, morning sickness or increased lethargy

  • Depression and anxiety support

  • Assistance in stroke and trauma rehabilitation

  • Relief of tension headaches and migraines due to stress

  • Cold and flu symptoms such as chesty cough, headache, back aches, fever, post-nasal drips etc

  • Gynaecological conditions such as menstrual cramps, prolonged or delayed menstrual cycles

  • Assist in fertility and IVF, postpartum wellbeing support

  • Digestive complaints such as reflux, indigestion, bloating etc

  • Menopausal symptoms

  • Management of chronic fatigue

  • Hair loss (alopecia)

Our herb quality

Today, safety regulations for herbal medicine is very stringent and undergoes rigorous tests to manufacture into powder or pills. The brands we have chosen have certificate of analysis (CoA) for its individual batches of medicine to ensure quality and purity for safe consumption. In Australia, herbal medicine can also be individually assessed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for compliance with legislation before it is marketed.

Herbal medicine should always be prescribed by a registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (AHPRA) as they are fully qualified to accurately use and dispense herbs.

Your health journey the natural way