Silent reflux in a 5 week old baby
"Really lovely lady who took a lot of time by phone and in person, to get the right diagnosis and treatment for my then, 5 week old baby who was suffering with silent reflux. After feeling let down by my local GP, I approached Nadia at Brookfield and the improvement in my little girl was immeasurable. We have just come to he end of our herbal tincture and I believe my baby to be good as knew. I would 100% recommend this service." (Kerri, October 2015)
Today much of the media (newspapers, radio and TV) have reported on the painful condition gout, after the publication in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases of a population-based study reporting a significant increase in both prevalence and incidence of gout in the UK1 (for full paper click here). This study also highlighted the suboptimal management of this condition in primary care.
As part of my final year's study to become a medical herbalist I conducted a research project examining the role of Western herbal medicine in the treatment of gout: which was subsequently published2. I took three...
Over the Easter weekend Brookfield Herbal was finally able relocate its herbal stock into its new dispensary. The purpose-built new shelving, made by our local carpenters, fits the old pantry perfectly and was designed so that tinctures, dried herbs etc are on display ready for ease and immediate use, with ample room for storage of other items.
Posted by: nadia
February 5, 2013 |
There are many different forms in which herbal remedies can be prescribed and dispensed. The most common forms are:
Tinctures: Most herbal medicines are dispensed in tincture form and taken internally. An alcohol-water mixture is used to extract a wide range of plant constituents from the plant, or plant part: the percentage alcohol influences the exact constituents present in the extract. Tinctures are taken orally: for adults the usual dosage is 5ml of tincture three times a day.
Teas: Herbal teas provide an additional or alternative form for dispensing herbal medicine. In most cases,...