Holistic Approaches to Medicine - Consultant Medical Herbalist at Meridian Healthcare
12th April 2011
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Meridian Healthcare Centre consultant Medical Herbalist - Susan Goldsmith BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) MNIMH adheres to the guidelines and regulations set out for safe practice by the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH), the principle professional body .

Susan has undergone an intensive degree course approved by the European Herbal and Traditional Medicine Practitioner’s Association (EHTPA), which covered all aspects of general orthodox medical science for internal medicine including:

  • pathophysiology
  • diagnostics
  • pharmacology and pharmacy
  • various approaches to herbal therapeutics and nutrition.  

As a consultant Medical Herbalist, Susan blends traditional Western herbal wisdom with modern scientific evidence in order to achieve a truly holistic approach to healthcare.  Prescriptions are tailored to the individual where importance is placed on the underlying causes. In this way the remedy seeks to address imbalances as a result of the root cause.

The herbs work to encourage the body’s own healing response for the prevention or relief of conditions that you might take to your doctor, in addition to improving general wellbeing, vitality and emotional state for those of all ages.

Susan strongly commits to the use of whole plant extracts, whereby many of the side effects associated with isolated chemical extracts or synthetic drugs can be avoided.  As a professional, she can devise herbal treatments that can safely work alongside conventional medicine.

Susan practices at the Meridian Healthcare Centre, 37 Station Road, Hinckley, LE10 1AP . For further information of to make an initial diagnostic appointment, please telephone the Meridian reception on 01455 265 032.


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