Herbal Medicine

 

What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal Medicine is the use of medicinal plants to treat disease, and to restore and maintain health. Herbs can help restore the correct functioning, strength and balance of all the body’s systems where they have become weakened.  When used correctly, plant medicines are an extremely safe way to restore health from side effects.

How we work with Herbal Medicine

The number of sessions required varies depending on the client’s requirements.  During the first consultation we look at the complete history of an individual’s health and an assessment is made as to how we may help; initial perceptions on how long treatment may take, and how successful we can expect to be will be discussed.  A prescription of herbs will be developed for the client’s individual presentation.  This usually lasts for 1 hour.

Follow up consultations last up to an hour.  As the body heals its needs will change and we develop and alter the prescription to ensure we are working together in the right way, to suit your changing needs at all times.  The frequency of appointments varies but the usual pattern is 2 weeks after the first consultation, then 4 weeks, then 6 weeks, then if required it will extend up to as much as 3 months between appointments.

Your Herbalist

Sorrell Robbins

Sorrell Robbins

BSc(Hons), MNIMH, MIFPA, MCAHyp, MABCH, MCNHC, PGCert Ed

To make an enquiry or to book an appointment please call our Medical Herbalist, Sorrell, direct 07814 430690, or email sorrell@chamomileclinic.co.uk

Prices

Consultations

  • First appointment 90 minutes – £75.00
  • Follow up appointments  60 minutes – £55.00
  • Skype or telephone appointments – 60 minutes – £55.00

Herbal medicinal products

  • Tincture –  £22.00 per 200ml (approximately 2 weeks supply)
  • Capsules – £22.00 per 100 (approximately 2 weeks supply)
  • Dried herbs – £12.00 per 100g (approximately 2 weeks supply)
  • Powders – £18.00 per £100g (approximately 2 weeks supply)

*Sometimes the price will vary if the herbs are expensive eg. rose or slippery elm, or if we source a product externally for you and their price is more than ours*

  • Creams –£10.00 per 60g, £14.00 per 120g, £35 per 500g

**Additional aromatherapy oils can be added to creams and will be charged for individually – please contact us for more details if required**

All products are sourced organically wherever possible.

Some of our blogs on Herbal Medicine

Herb Walk at the Garden Gate

This community garden is busting with wild edible and medicinal herbs. If you would like to explore the Garden Gate’s wild pharmacy with us, please meet us at the Garden gate at 10am on Saturday 25th June. And just like the plants we find in the hedgerows, this walk is FREE too!!

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Using Yoga and Herbs to Stay Well this Winter

In November in Margate there are a surprising number of herbs still growing wild, strong and some are even ripe for harvesting and full of healing medicinal properties. This week (the first of November) I have found Plantain, Wild rocket, Bladderwrack and Medicinal mushrooms in abundance on Margate’s coastline!

I’d like to share what I’ve discovered growing along Margate’s beautiful coastline with you, so I’ve got a plan to do something a bit different than the average herb foraging walk to nurture and restore you.

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5 Herbs for Healthy Breasts

October is Breast cancer awareness month, I think we will all agree prevention is better than cure - so lets talk about what we can do to keep our breasts healthy in the first place. I have listed my top 5 herbs for healthy breasts below - all with different qualities...

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Herbs for Female Fertility

Herbs have a long and well documented history to enhance both male and female fertility and encourage a healthy pregnancy. Although I could never encourage someone to use herbs for fertility without professional advice, I want to introduce you to 3 of my favourite...

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4 Herbs for Hayfever

Spring is not such a wonderful season for everyone - for some it means a season or two of sniffles, headaches, itchy eyes, sore throats. My darling sister has been my chief guinea pig over the years for herbal potions to ward off the attack of the pollen on her.  I am...

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3 Helpful Herbs for Menopause

Firstly a word about HRT - I am not opposed to any orthodox intervention, if it works, great, use it! I can give you advice and information about herbal treatments, and you should balance this with information on other treatments when you are trying to decide what is...

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5 Herbs for a Love Potion

Herbs have long been used in the art of seduction. Have you ever wondered which ones might work?  You may have seen the reputed 'Horny Goat weed' on the shelves at Boots when popping in for a Paracetamol. Here are my personal top 5 Herbs for a Love Potion chosen for...

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