About Herbal Medicine
Herbal medicine uses plant materials in the treatment of disease and the enhancement of optimum health. Herbal medicine is the oldest form of medicine known to man, even today an estimated 80% of the worlds population rely on herbs as their first line of defence against disease. In the western world approximately 20% of all drugs are derived from plant sources. Medical Herbalists are trained to a high standard, taking a more holistic approach to the treatment of disease and enhancement of optimum health. Modern western herbal practitioners combine traditional herbal knowledge with modern research, resulting in a balanced approach to the treatment of disease.