Herbal Consultation

Julia is a qualified Medical Herbalist graduating with a honor’s degree from the College of Phytotherapy in 1999.A Member of the College of Practitioners of Phototherapy (MCPP) and with diplomas in Nutrition and Therapeutic Massage, Julia has taught at the School of Herbal Medicine, lectured at Westminster and East London Universities, consulted for the WWF and Neal's Yard and runs a range of courses, walks and workshops in Herbal Medicine and plants.

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Women's Health

Julia has a special interest and expertise in women’s health and wellbeing. As well as supporting women of all ages she also runs specialist women’s courses, workshops and retreats.

As a general practitioner Julia works with women experiencing difficulty with some symptoms around the menopause, and sees the effect menopause can have upon women’s physical, mental and emotional health; and how this in turn can impact upon their ability to deal with daily life, their relationships with family and friends, and their work. All these aspects need to be considered when using herbs to promote healing.

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Medicinal Plants

Here medical herbalist Julia Behrens shares with us her expert knowledge of the medicinal properties of certain trees. Whilst walking in woodland, Julia tells us how she draws both on traditional medical beliefs and modern scientific research to help heal patients using specific parts of trees such as lime flowers, oak bark and hawthorn berries. Julia also speaks about how plant utilisation and conservation need to co-exist.

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Herbs for Health

Herbs for Health Video Join Herbalist Julia Behrens for a tour of her wild herb garden and living medicine cabinet. Julia explains the medicinal properties of many everyday plants and herbs such as sage, nettle, ground ivy, dandelions and rosemary and shows how to use herbs to cure illness and promote good-health.          …