What is botanical medicine?
Botanical medicine uses the healing power of plants including herbs, leaves, flowers and spices. It has been used in many cultures for thousands of years to treat a variety of acute and chronic health conditions. Plants contain many chemicals and compounds that can be used to treat these conditions. These compounds can be extracted and made into capsules, tablets, liquid tinctures, teas and topical applications.
What types of conditions does botanical medicine treat?
· Menstrual concerns (PMS, menstrual cramping, hormonal acne, irregular cycles, etc)
· Thyroid conditions
· Chronic stress
· Mental health concerns (depression, anxiety, sleep issues, stress, etc)
· Colds and flus
· Seasonal allergies
· Digestive dysfunction (constipation, nausea, bloating, heartburn, etc)
Are there side effects of botanical medicine?
Similar to drugs, there is always the risk of side effects or adverse reactions. This is why seeing a licensed professional is so important! We take into account your health history, allergies, medication use or other supplements you are taking to ensure there will be no interaction and to minimize any possible side effects. We also choose the doses that are right for you as an individual based on the best available research.