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Herbal medicine has been used globally as part of a traditional system of medicine for over thousands of years and to this day, nearly 80% of the world's population still use herbal medicine in primary healthcare.

When used as a whole plant, herbs that are prescribed under the care of qualified practitioners are safe and effective in both acute and chronic conditions with fewer side effects. There are around 10,000 medicinal plants that contain vital plant chemical constituents, such as flavonoids, terpenoids, lignans, sulfides, polyphenolics, carotenoids, coumarins, saponins, plant sterols, curcumins and phthalides, all known to treat diseases.

Several of these plant chemicals work synergistically to promote health by strengthening and supporting the immune system, improve the vitality of a weak constitution due to stress or illness and encourage the body's innate ability to return to good health. Studies show that many herbs contain powerful antioxidant properties to treat chronic illnesses. They may protect the body from harmful viruses and tumour growth.

Effective herbal strategies are indicated in the following areas of health and disease:

  • Prevention, control and adjuvant treatment of cancer
  • cardiovascular disease
  • diseases associated with ageing
  • liver diseases
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • autoimmune disorders
  • allergic and inflammatory conditions
  • acute infections
  • fatigue
  • weakened immune system
  • infertility
  • mental and physical performance
Herbal medicine helps to facilitate the body's homeodynamicism, thereby supporting a delicate balance of yin and yang harmony. It empowers the patient through the mind, body and spirit.

The benefits of using herbal medicine are not only for treating a disease or condition, they are used essentially for the prevention of illness and maintenance of health. They can be used as effective adjuvant therapies with conventional medicine to reduce side effects of potent drug medications.

By making a difference in herbal practice in the 21st century, herbal preparations and products prescribed at therapeutic doses are produced to a high standard, adhering to and compliance with the requirements of pGMP (pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practice). Nearly 90% of herbal medicine and products prescribed at the practice are produced from bio-dynamic and organic methods and are specifically formulated to an individual patient's needs in a wide range of plant based materials for internal and external use. They are administered in the form of tinctures, fluid extracts, syrups, juices, capsules, tablets, teas, creams, pessaries and suppositories.



June Beaton
MSc BSc (Hons) LicAc

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London EC2M 4RH
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