Can Herbal Medicine Help You?
Today on the blog we’re discussing one of my most powerful tools as a naturopath – Herbal Medicine. At New Leaf Naturopathic Health we practice Western Herbal Medicine, which has roots in Europe and North America but also draws on herbs from all over the world. It is an evidenced-based model of herbal medicine and works on many different conditions.
What is Herbal Medicine?
Using Herbal Medicine
As naturopaths, when prescribing a herbal formula we look to herbal actions to help determine the correct formula for you. We look for the synergy between herbs, combining herbal actions to create bespoke herbal tonics and tincture for each client.
But what are herbal actions you might ask?
Below are some common herbal actions. You may be surprised to find that many lie within everyday items you may already have in your kitchen.
Common Adaptogens we use in the clinic – Licorice, Rhodiola, Withania, Siberian Ginseng