Herbal Medicine

Why invest in Natural Medicines from your Healthcare Practitioner?

 

12Your Healthcare Practitioner's job is to have you feeling better as quickly as possible and to prevent health problems from reoccurring. If you want to achieve a new state of wellbeing, you and your Practitioner must not only treat the symptoms, but also the underlying cause of your disease or condition. There is not a one size fits all here. We treat you as an individual and go to great lengths to ensure the supplements and herbal medicines and products prescribed are specific to your needs. That's why many of the programs your practitioner prescribes may involve dietary and lifestyle changes and the use of Natural Medicines. Combined, they achieve a greater effect.



Why we use Metagenics

By prescribing the Metagenics range of Natural Medicines your Practitioner is recommending the highest quality and effective products available. You can only purchase these through Healthcare Professionals, to ensure you are receiving the right product dose and duration for your needs.  The Metagenics range is formulated to meet the exacting standards necessary to treat acute and chronic health disorders. That's why Metagenics is the number one provider of Natural Medicines in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Innovation and Research
Metagenics continues to improve their current range of products and invest in researching and developing new products. For example, Metagenics was the first company in Australia to offer therapeutic strength acidophilus featuring the NCFM strain of Lactobacillus acidophilus, one of the most highly researched and scientifically validated strains in the world. Metagenics is also one of the only companies to provide the Zinc Tally taste test that you may undertake during your Naturopathic Testing Consultation. Metagenics provides supplements for anxiety and stress, hormonal support, immunity, muscle spasms and cramps just to name a few. Metagenics offers over 200 products that can improve your wellbeing. Metagenics funds scientific research studies at several universities throughout the world and employs more than 20 Doctors, Naturopaths and Research Scientists. The Metagenics team is continually searching for newer and better ways to improve peoples' health.

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Highest Quality Raw Materials
The effectiveness of a Natural Medicine is directly proportional to the quality and strength of its raw materials. Metagenics uses only the purest ingredients and conducts assays to confirm that the raw materials purity, quality and efficacy..

Superior Manufacturing Processes
The Australian Metagenics head office consists of a $24 million purpose built office, manufacturing and testing facility located in Brisbane. This state-of-the-art investment is a TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) approved site, which allows the future development and growth of Metagenics within the industry. The manufacturing processes used by Metagenics are some of the best in the world. Avoiding the use of excess heat, moisture and compaction, which can reduce the biological activity of many nutrients and herbs, Metagenics uses only natural non-reactive vegetable gums and cellulose. Also, Metagenics do not use the common reactive binders, fillers and synthetic additives which can cause adverse reactions and side effects.

Storage of raw materials and finished product is also of vital importance, as many Natural Medicines are damaged or destroyed by temperatures above 25°C. That's why all Metagenics' production and warehouse facilities are either air-conditioned or refrigerated. This ensures that the products you receive are the best. ]

 

 

Tea (Tisanes)

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Chinese & herbal teas are technically called Tisanes. These are a herbal infusion made from anything other than the leaves of the tea bush. The essence of the herb is extracted when the tea is steeped in hot water. Traditionally, Tisanes are used for their medicinal and healing properties. However, there are many varieties that are also enjoyed simply for their taste. Some of our Organic Tisane blends:

  • Allergies

  • Arthritis

  • Bloating/Digestion

  • Colds/Flu

  • Colon Cleanse

  • Concentration

  • Eye Tea

    

  • Kidney Tonic

  • Liver Cleanse

  • Mouth Ulcers/Cold Sores

  • Nausea/Travel Sickness

  • Tension/Anxiety

  • Weight Control


Herbal Teas at Melbourne Natural WellnessThe Benefits of MNW Tisanes:

Herbs have been used consistently throughout the ages for all manner of ailments and conditions.  Our range of Antidote Tea has been devised to specifically target everyday complaints such as Allergies, Bloating, Indigestion and much more.

Our herbs are grown according to organic farming standards and without the use of artificial fertilisers or synthetic chemicals.   These methods benefit not only the consumer, but the farmer, the environment, the air and the soil.  

Take a look at one of our special blends to help manage weight.  Organic and Caffeine free.
 

 

Herbal Honey at Melbourne Natural WellnessHealth benefits:  

Cinnamon – Used to regulate blood sugar levels thereby preventing increased storage of body fat.  Also used to increase the metabolism of glucose and to help the body process carbohydrates efficiently


Fennel – Used to help reduce food cravings and to relieve gastrointestinal distress.  Known to increase metabolism to more efficiently burn sugar and fat


Liquorice – The sweetness of liquorice to help manage sugar cravings.  Also used as a mild laxative and can relieve constipation

Come into the clinic and have a Tisiane prescribed for you or simply choose from our range in our online shop.

 

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Here is where you find information about all of our Supplements, Herbal Medicines, Teas, Tinctures, Chinese Herbs, Health and Wellness Products, Skin and Body Care.

 

Skin and Body Care:
We believe in testing on ourselves before we recommend to you. Products we provide must be ethical, not tested on animals, be pure, safe and as natural as possible, care for the environment and work!
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Chinese Herbs:
Herbal medicine itself is a powerful method of healing. Western drugs often control symptoms, but do not alter the disease process (e.g. antibiotics eliminate bacteria but do not improve a person's resistance to infection. Chinese herbal medicine, when practiced as part of TCM, is based on an individualized pattern diagnosis as well as a disease diagnosis. This means you receive a custom written herbal prescription designed to treat both the symptom or disease and also your individual pattern. Such a TCM pattern is made up of a person's signs and symptoms as well as their emotional temperament and bodily constitution. In other words, Chinese herbal medicine treats the underlying condition as defined by traditional diagnosis. Chinese herbal remedies are often sophisticated and complex mixtures that were developed for organ imbalances and disease support. Those most often used today have been carefully formulated to have minimal side effects. 

Chinese Herbal formulas are available in a variety of forms: crude herbs to be boiled into tea, liquid bottled extracts, and ground herbs packaged in pills, and powders. Herbs, more like foods than drugs, can supplement our diet and fortify our constitution as well as prevent or remedy ailments. Sometimes long-term use of herbs is desirable whereas extended use of pharmaceuticals would not be healthy.
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Supplements, Herbal Medicines, Teas:

At MNW, only the highest quality products are used so you can be confident that they are not only effective but have undergone stringent testing to ensure they pure, ethical and of the highest quality.