HERBAL MEDICINE being the oldest and still the most widely used system of medicine in the world today, is made exclusively from the roots, bark, leaves, seed or fruit of plants. Across the globe traditional healing has been based in phytotherapy. In todays society there is increasing pressure to produce evidence based research to substantiate the claims made by practitioners of complementary therapies.
Modern day western herbal medicine draws on centuries of knowledge from the time of Hippocrates to current scientifically significant research, with regard to the efficacy of herbs such as St Johns Wort, Echinacea, Hawthorn, Chaste Tree for conditions ranging from mild to moderate depression to cardiovascular and microcirculatory support..
The information provided here is for general use, to encourage confidence in the use of herbs and foods to aid in you and your family's general well being and good health. It should not be used for self diagnosis of serious medical conditions, neither should it replace the professional expertise of your local GP or specialist.