Kew Beach Naturopathic Clinic

Putting the "care" back in healthcare

Botanical Medicine

The foundation of modern pharmaceutical medicine, plant substances are used for their healing properties and can be powerful, safe, and effective agents of healing.

“Medicinal plants have been, and will continue to be a valuable part of health care.  These plants and plant substances are highly effective and safe in the right dosage and when used correctly with other herbs and treatments.  Herbs can be prepared in many forms – teas, tinctures or capsules.  Naturopathic doctors are extensively trained in both the art and science of botanical medicine.  Naturopathic doctors are currently the only health care providers in Canada to be licensed for the use of botanical medicine.”

Source: Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, 2008