In your first consultation, I will listen to your herbal health care requirements, assessing your overall physical, mental and emotional health. The initial appointment takes at least 60-90 minutes, involving a detailed case history taking, exploring your current condition, past medical history, family history, medications, constitution, lifestyle, diet, and carrying out physical examinations where relevant. The cost is £50.
A herbal prescription and treatment plan is discussed and given alongside lifestyle and nutritional advice, with consideration of contraindications with any current supplements or prescribed medications. Herbal remedies are individually priced but average £6 per 100ml for a weeks worth of medicine.
The number of sessions required varies depending on the client’s requirements.
Follow up consultations cost £35. As the body heals its needs will change and we develop and alter the prescription to ensure we are working together in the right way, to suit your changing needs at all times. The frequency of appointments varies but the usual pattern is 3-4 weeks after the first consultation, then 6 weeks, then if required it will extend up to as much as 3 months between appointments.
I stock over 100 herbal extracts in my dispensary, and also grow organic herbs, some of which I process into tinctures and oils. The majority of herbs I use are European and native to the UK. I do use herbs from further afield, such as Siberian Ginseng where these are more likely to prove effective. I buy herbs from reputable companies who care about their products and are, wherever possible, organic or even bio-dynamically grown.
Side effects can and do occur as we are all unique but they are infrequent and almost invariably mild. Overall, herbal medicine is very safe. Where relevant, I may recommend GP visits or further private sample testing’s where further investigations and diagnoses are required.
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