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Herbal Medicine

What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal medicine, often referred to as herbalism, is the study and practice of using medicinal
plants for therapeutic purposes. Medicinal plants may be used to help prevent, treat, or manage
disease. Herbalism is an ancient and effective form of medicine that may help with treating
acute and chronic illnesses. Herbal medicine is a modality often used to help address the
underlying cause of disease and improve overall health.

Is Herbalism Safe?

Herbalism can be a very gentle yet very effective form of medicine that can help treat a variety
of health concerns. Unlike pharmaceuticals, plants often do not come with a long list of side

What you can expect with an Herbalist

An Herbalist is a health and wellness practitioner that focuses on using medicinal herbs to
address health concerns. An appointment with an herbalist is a very relaxed discussion process
where they gain greater insight into your health and help determine the underlying cause of
disease. They then come up with a protocol that includes herbal recommendations, while also
providing nutrition and lifestyle considerations. The herbalist here at Wellness Institute can also
provide you with herbal products, such as tincture formulas, that are specific to your health
concerns as discussed within consultation.

What Treatments does an Herbalist offer?

We offer herbal tincture formulations that are specific to the client and their health concerns.

Herbalism may help with:

Chronic Illnesses:

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Allergies & Environmental Illnesses
Hypertension, Atherosclerosis
Crohn’s Disease, Indigestion, IBS
Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne
Cystitis, Prostatitis, Impotence
Recovery from trauma

Acute Conditions:

Cold and Flu
Ear and Throat Infection
Gastrointestinal Issues such as Indigestion

Chronic Illnesses:

Mental or Emotional Stress
Anxiety, Depression
Adjunctive Cancer Care & Degenerative Diseases
Lethargy / Low Energy Level
Women's Health
Wellness Institute
954 Royal York Rd
Toronto, Ontario M8X 2E5
Clinic Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
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