What Is Herbal Medicine?
Herbal Medicine is steeped in tradition from ancient civilizations of the world and has been used medicinally thought history in many cultures and still remains an important part of the healthcare system today. Traditional herbal practices had been well established for hundreds of years. These formulas have stood the test of time and have of recent times been supported by scientific evidence.
The World Health Organization recently estimated that 80 percent of people worldwide rely on herbal medicines for some part of their primary health care.
Herbal medicine is plant based medicine in which concentrated plant extracts are used to bring about specific physiological effects to an organ or body system.
The principals of Herbal Medicine lies in the philosophy of holistic practice where the body is treated as a whole integrated system, not a collection of isolated parts. Herbal Medicine recognises that herbs can work synergistically on this whole being, not just on specific systems and bring about significant long-term improvements to health and vitality.
Benefits of Herbal Medicine
Herbal Medicine is prescribed in both chronic and acute conditions as it has the ability to alleviate symptoms, support and restore bodily function, together with increasing resistance to environmental, emotional and physical stressors. The benefits of choosing herbal medicines is that the body ability to respond quickly to the synergistic formulae.
Herbal Medicine is used to treat conditions such as:
Digestive Issues – Reflux, Gastritis
IBS, Chron’s Disease, Diverticulitis, Leaky Gut Syndrome
Respiratory Disorders, Cold, Cough, Influenza, Bronchitis
Insufficient Liver/ Gallbladder Function
The efficiency of Herbal Medicine to make profound changes to your health is that it is able to benefit multiple body systems at once which eliminates the need to take multiple medications, which proves to be a cost effective options and offers no side effects.