Chinese Herbal Medicine
With our very own Chinese Herbal Pharmacy here at Elements of Health Naji Malak utilizes his many years of experience to create and prescribe tailor made prescriptions to best meet your needs.
Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) has developed over more than two thousand years. Many different natural substances taken from plants are used to treat various conditions and to tonify the body, strengthening the constitution.
Chinese herbs are normally boiled to make an infusion. In some circumstances they are prescribed as a powder. Herbs used in the UK are free from animal products & minerals. Qualified practitioners are bound by the codes and regulations of professional bodies such as the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine (RCHM).
Many conditions may benefit from Chinese Herbal Medicine including:
- Skin conditions e.g. eczema, acne
- Some gynaecological conditions
- Infertility (often treated in conjunction with conventional medicine)
- Strengthening body constitution
- Management of chronic conditions e.g. chronic fatigue syndrome, some respiratory conditions
What to expect
On your initial visit, a full medical history will be taken and you can discuss your condition and concerns with Naji. Traditional diagnostic techniques include inspecting the tongue and taking the pulse.
Treatment Fees: £30 for initial consultation (30 mins)
£20 for subsequent 30 minute consultations
Herbs are at additional cost which depends on the individual prescription but is usually £15 – £20 a week. All charges are explained clearly during the initial consultation. Please contact Naji on 07913 105036 or visit our contact us page if you have any questions or would like to book an appointment.