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What is Herbal medicine?



Phytotherapy, or medical herbalism, is the use of plant medicine to support the body in preventing and recovering from illness. It merges ancient folk wisdom with modern research to offer a unique method of healing. 

   Plants have evolved chemicals to communicate and defend themselves against predators, disease, and environmental challenges. Plants also have subtle energies that can be implemented in vibrational medicine. In practice, herbalists can use their knowledge of plant chemistry and subtle energies to help ease symptoms of acute and chronic illnesses. Much of their work involves facilitating clients' connections to the natural world and to their own innate healing. 

In short, phytotherapy is natural medicine tailored to meet your needs. 

What happens in a herbal consult?

   An initial consultation will involve an in-depth discussion of your health history and treatment goals. After our meeting, we will recommend one or more custom herbal formulations tailored specifically to your symptoms, constitution, and desired outcomes. Custom herbal formulas are typically formatted as tinctures, tea blends, creams, salves, oils, and more. If desired and appropriate, you may also receive suggestions regarding supplements, nutrition, movement, and lifestyle practices.


Calluna Holistic operates partially on the traditional lands of the Lək̓ʷəŋən and W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations: Songhees, Tsartlip, Tseycum, and Tsawout. A sliding scale is offered to members of these and other Indigenous groups.

Calluna Holistic is committed to running an inclusive practice. People of all ethnicities, religions, genders, orientations, sizes, classes, and abilities are always welcome. 

Services disponibles en Francais. 

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