Herbs and plants were our first medicines and food, and predate recorded history. Herbal medicine is the oldest and still the most widely used system of medicine in the world today. Herbal medicine is made exclusively from plants and is used in all societies and cultures. Using plants as medicine provides a significant advantages for treating many conditions. The therapeutic activity of a plant is due to its complex chemical nature with different parts of the plant providing certain therapeutic effects.
Our medical herbalists prescribe and dispense herbal medicines in a safe and effective manner, seeking to treat the underlying cause of the problem, while acknowledging the body’s innate ability to heal itself.
A herbal formula is usually made up after a consultation with 3-7 herbs. The herbal formula is tailor made for you, where we can address most of the health issues that came up in the consultation. Mother and ChildTM uses organic and New Zealand made herbs wherever possible.