Kurrajong Natural Medicine Centre
We Take Care of Your Health Naturally, Using Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Western Herbal Medicine, Diet and Body Therapies.
Kurrajong Natural Medicine Centre
In Western herbal medicine, herbal compounds are created by combining multiple herbal tinctures or extracts to formulate a synergistic blend that targets specific health concerns or promotes overall well-being. These compounds are based on the principles of traditional herbal medicine and the understanding that different herbs possess unique therapeutic properties.
The selection of herbs for a compound is typically based on their traditional uses, empirical evidence, and scientific research. Each herb chosen contributes specific active constituents and therapeutic actions to the overall formulation, enhancing the overall effectiveness of the compound. The combined action of multiple herbs can often produce stronger and more comprehensive effects than using individual herbs alone. This is known as synergism.
The formulation of herbal compounds requires knowledge of the properties and interactions of different herbs. Herbalists, who are trained in the art and science of herbal medicine, have expertise in understanding the actions, energetics, and compatibility of herbs. They carefully select and combine herbs to achieve a desired therapeutic outcome while considering the specific needs and constitution of an individual.
Herbal compounds can address a wide range of health concerns. For example, a digestive blend may include herbs known for their carminative properties to ease indigestion and reduce gas, while also incorporating herbs with anti-inflammatory actions to soothe digestive inflammation. Similarly, an immune support formula may combine immune-enhancing herbs with antimicrobial herbs to provide comprehensive immune system support.
The forms in which herbal compounds are available can vary. Tinctures, which are concentrated herbal extracts in an alcohol or glycerin base, are commonly used due to their ease of use and rapid absorption. However, herbal compounds can also be found in other forms such as capsules, teas, or powders.
It’s important to note that the formulation and dosage of herbal compounds should be personalised and tailored to individual needs. Working with a qualified herbalist or healthcare professional who specialises in herbal medicine is recommended to ensure the appropriate selection, dosage, and monitoring of herbal compounds based on specific health conditions, potential interactions with medications, and individual circumstances.
Overall, herbal compounds in Western herbal medicine represent a holistic approach to healing, utilising the synergistic properties of multiple herbs to support the body’s natural healing processes and promote optimal health and well-being.
Herbal compounds from Wildcrafted Herbal Products are formulated by Master Herbalist Susan O’Neill-Siegenthaler and have been extensively used in her clinic and with her patients.
Our Wildcrafted Herbal Compounds are practitioner only prescriptions, which means they are Subject To TGA Restrictions.
As a result, in order for you to purchase any of the products listed here a consultation is required. For this reason we have made the “Virtual Herbalist” available below. This is where you can provide us with details of your health issue and submit the form to us for analysis.
Once We’ve received your submission form Our medical herbalist Susan o’Neill-Siegenthaler will then assess your submission and make recommendations as to which of Wildcrafted’s Herbal Compounds is most suitable for you or make other suggestions. She may need to ask you further questions, so please make sure you provide your best contact phone and email information.
If you prefer, you can call our office and arrange a Phone consultation. Simply call (02) 4573 0784 during office hours
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All the information you provide via the ‘virtual herbalist’ is held in strictest confidence, as if you were having a face-to-face consultation at our Clinic with oNE of our practitioners.
We will keep a record of your submission for future reference so if you require further treatment we have a record of your health condition and what you have been prescribed.
None of you information is shared or used for any other purpose than to assess which of our Compounds is right for you.
If you have any concerns, please call our clinic and speak with one of our practitioners.