Treatments

There are many benefits to be had from undergoing natural treatments. Many of these treatments such as acupuncture have been in use for thousands of years.  The fact that these treatment systems have persisted for so long proves that they work and are safe.

Therapies such as our Weight Management Program and Remedial Massage are aimed at providing the body with the correct amount of energy that it needs to function well.  To be as healthly as possible you need a healthy body free from toxins. Diagnostic tools such as  naturopathy, iridology and holistic practitioners help with helping your body reach its potenital and staying healthy. Our practitioners can identify illness before it starts to have a negative impact on the body. Remember - keep the body strong physically, emotionally, and spiritually, so that toxins and disease cannot take hold and have a negative impact on the body.

Please note that a late fee of 50% of the consult fee applies for appointments cancelled within 24 hours of the scheduled time.

Botanica Medicines offers the following range of treatments from qualified and friendly pracititioners:

Applied Kinesiology

Applied Kinesiology can determine health imbalances in the body's organs and glands by identifying weaknesses in specific muscles. Stimulation or relaxation in these key muscles allows an Applied Kinesiologist to diagnose and resolve a variety of health problems. Applied Kinesiology aims to: Determine patient health status and correlate findings with standard diagnostic procedures Restore postural balance, correct gait impairment and improve range of motion Restore normal nerve...

Ayurvedic Kalari Massage and Treatments

The Kalari Massage involves a full body treatment with the application of specific flowing massage techniques using warm herbal oils and compresses,  ‘marma’ vital energy point therapy, followed by a relaxing head massage. Each treatment begins with a consultation, in order to best tailor the treatment to the individuals needs.  Every treatment is different, and where necessary, specific areas are focussed on. This treatment usually is 1.5 hours. Some of the Benefits...

Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health.  Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.

Ear Candling

Candling may assist with: Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) Headaches Sinusitis Swimmers Ear Reoccurring infections Migraines Glue Ear Frequent flyers Deep sea diving Tonsillitis Itchy ears Viruses Bacterial infections Improve lymph Detoxify the body Relieve stress and anxiety Eliminate mucus Improve meditation Bites and stings   How Does it work? Candling is a very holistic treatment, it's about letting go of blockages...

Fertility Treatment

Botanica’s Naturopaths specialise in fertility treatment for couples. 1 in 5 couples have problems with fertility (20%) and this is a large part of the work done by Botanica naturopaths. We offer a program to investigate the reasons for the lack of conception including extensive testing (e.g. heavy metals can reduce fertility), constitutional treatment, detoxification  and fertility counselling. Also assisting with fertility treatment is Chinese Medicine and in particular...

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine is still the first choice in many cultures, being successfully used for thousands of years. Herbalists prepare unique treatments, after consultations with clients that will include discussions about lifestyle, medical history and nutrition. Western Herbalists use only whole plants or plant parts in their preparations. Clients may be treated through the use of teas, capsules and tablets, extracts and tinctures, essential oils and various other herbal preparations. Herbs...

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is suitable for the whole family, especially for babies. It is safe and gentle and very effective for all types of health problems. The most asked question is “what is homeopathy”? Homeopathy is a method of treatment which stimulates the body’s own healing processes in order to cure illnesses. Homeopathy is based upon the discovery that a substance is small does can alleviate symptoms similar to those it causes in higher doses. The phrase “like cures like...

Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy is an extremely effective way of both changing unwanted behaviors and a wonderful way to improve something that you may be already achieving. Hypnotherapy is safe and natural. It is deeply relaxing and can feel similar to daydreaming. In a hypnotic state, your mind is able to take on board new ways of thinking and feeling at a deep, subconscious level. These changes occur quickly and last permanently. Our hypnotherapist Rod aims to work with each individual to improve their...

Integrative Soft Tissue Release

Integrative Fascial Release is a form of Somatic Bodywork. The myofascial is utilised to create a somatic approach allows for a differing relationship with the body.  Myofascial surrounds every muscle fibre, every muscle group, creating the space through which muscles move in relationship to one another. When muscles glue or adhere to one another, function is impeded and the structure of the body suffers. IFR focuses upon three myofascial releasing methods: autonomous nervous system...

Intuitive Healings and Reading

The practitioner focuses on current situations and what is likely to happen in the future. Attention is also given to shifting past issues. Reiki, pranic healing, Chi, Colour and toning sounds are used. This gentle experience cleanses the aura is a lullaby for the soul.

Iris Readings and Iris Photos

What the eye reveals! The iris is a map to the inner health of the body. Iridology is the study of the iris, or coloured part of the eye. The iris reveals changing conditions of every part of the organ of the body. Through various marks, signs and discolouration in the iris, nature reveals inherited weaknesses and strengths. Iridology cannot detect a specific disease however it can tell an individual if they have over or under activity in specific areas of the body. Iridology is generally...

Jin Shin Jyutsu

Jin Shin Jyutsu® Flowing (JSJ) • harmonising body, mind and spirit • relaxing calming and healing • restoring the body’s natural ability to heal itself What is Jin Shin Jyutsu Jin Shin Jyutsu (JSJ) brings balance to the body’s energy, which promotes optimal health and wellbeing, and facilitates our own profound healing capacity.  Jin Shin Jyutsu employs 26 ‘safety energy locks’ along energy pathways that feed life into our bodies....

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The Lymphatic system is our front line of defence in fighting infections, detoxifying the body and transporting metabolic wastes, excess water, bacteria and toxins out of the body. The Lymph glands (at neck, armpits, groin, etc.) are connected by a broad network of vessels which transplant the fluid. Muscular movement is required to move it, as there is no "Heart" to pump it. Lymphatic drainage massage aids the movement of lymph and is particularly useful when the body is overloaded...

Naturopathy

Our naturopaths work with the individual story of each person. Various evidence based natural therapies including nutrition and herbal medicine are used to help treat, rebuild and tonify each individual. A detailed case study is taken to enable to treat any underlying cause and prevent recurring symptoms. Naturopathy is a system of primary health care based on the healing power of nature. Naturopaths recognise and remove barriers to the healing process - then let the body heal its self and...

Neuro Emotional Technique

NET is a mind-body technique that uses a methodology of finding and removing neurological imbalances related to the physiology of unresolved stress.  NET is a tool that can help improve many behavioral and physical conditions. NET Practitioners are nearly unlimited in their ability to address the physical and behavioral stress-related conditions of their patients. These conditions include headaches, body pains, phobias, general anxiety, self-sabotaging behaviors, organ dysfunctions and...

Physioacoustic Sound Wave Therapy System

Sound energy, as a concept, has been used in medical science for several decades. As an example the use of ultra sound i.e. high sound frequencies has for years been commonly known to be a part of modern healthcare. The use of low sound frequencies has not been recognised in western medical science until very recently. Physioacoustic Sound Wave Therapy System is a unique method of using low frequencies within the range of 27-113 Hz for therapeutic purposes such as improving circulation,...

Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy. Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual...

Relaxation Massage

Relaxation massage seeks to relax, improve general wellbeing and reduce mental stress and general body tension within you.  The massage therapist employs slow, flowing techniques to soothe and loosen the body to accomplish this. Some of the major benefits of this type of massage are that it increases the levels of the feel good hormone seretonin in your system thereby reducing stress levels and inducing a relaxed and calm state of being.   

Remedial Massage

The Remedial Massage is a firmer form of massage utilising an assortment of deep fractioning techniques used to relax, stretch and break down muscular tension. It is a massage modality that is used for the treatment for all forms of soft tissue injuries. Approaches also include deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, isometric contractions and positional release techniques and myofascial techniques. This massage would be suitable for soft tissue injuries, tendonitis, frozen shoulder,...

Rolfing

Rolfing Structural Integration, or Rolfing as it is more commonly known, was devised by Dr Ida P Rolf, as a holistic system of soft tissue manipulation and movement education. It is an approach to healing that deals with the way the body's structure affects its function. Rolfing aims to realign the body by using deep pressure and stroking massage techniques to stretch shortened and tightened myofascia back into shape. With treatment, the myofascia becomes softer and more flexible,...

Shake It Professional Weight Management Program

Lose weight and Feel Great! As part of the professional weight program you will benefit from: - Nutritious  food - Long-term results - Lifelong wellbeing - Expert advice and support along the way How it works: This unique professional weight management program is tailored to individual needs. With the professional assistance of Gerald you will be able to make life long goals and create healthy habits for sustainable weight loss that will stay with you for the rest of your life...

Super Pulsed Cold Laser

Super Pulsed Cold Laser Therapy is used for the treatment of pain and inflammation in musculoskeletal disorders. The laser therapy targets scar tissue and can soften its fibrotic nodules. This helps restore local circulation allowing nerves to regenerate for a more complete recovery. When the Cold Laser is placed over the injured area, light energy is absorbed. This action stimulates the damaged cells to increase their energy production which is used to transform the damaged cells back to...

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Botanica Medicines
ABN 84 006 621 423

228 Glenferrie Road
Malvern
VIC 3144
Australia

PH: +61 3 9576 3077
contact@botanicamedicines.com.au

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