During your appointment, the Herbalist will first make a diagnosis using information provided by you about your general health, your symptoms, your diet, quality of your bowel movements and sleep patterns. The Herbalist will also do a physical examination and check your pulse and blood pressure
Once the Herbalist has completed their assessment, they will recommend a herbal medicine that will consist of a number of herbs. They will advise you on how to take the medicine and at what times to take it. This prescription may be available on the day of your appointment but sometimes it can take a day or two to prepare so it may be posted to you or you may need to return to pick it up.
Your Herbalist may also make recommendations about changes to your diet and lifestyle. Nutrition
can aid the effectiveness of your therapy and the Herbalist may be a trained in nutrition
. If they are not, it is advisable to seek a practitioner with the correct training and qualifications in this field.