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Herba Medicine Portland

What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal medicine refers to natural plant remedies that treat and prevent various health conditions. These botanical products are derived from plants and are the oldest form of healing and the basis for most of the medicines of the world.

Herbal medicines offer a gentler and more nourishing approach to the body, resulting in fewer side effects when taken at recommended doses. Choosing natural treatments over pharmaceuticals may help reduce reliance on synthetic medications and mitigate potential side effects.

Traditional medicine emphasizes holistic health and balance within the body. Practitioners of holistic medicine focus on understanding the body's signals and tailor treatment plans to individual physical conditions and needs.

The journey to restoration extends beyond the physical body to include the mind and spirit. While modern medicine acknowledges the link between psychological and physiological health, finding doctors who guide patients to complete healing can be challenging. Naturopathic Physicians such as Dr. Collins are more inclined to integrate therapies for a comprehensive approach to proper holistic health.

Herbal medicine contributes to comprehensive well-being, addressing both physical and mental aspects. This holistic approach fosters balance, minimizing reliance on synthetic medications and potential side effects.

Benefits of Herbal Medicine


Consultation and Assessment
Consultation and Assessment

After an in-depth consultation to understand the patient's health history, current conditions, and concerns, we assess the patient's lifestyle, dietary habits, and any existing medications.

Customized Herbal Prescription
Customized Herbal Prescription

We prescribe a tailored herbal prescription based on the patient's unique needs, considering the specific health conditions and preferences.

Guidance on Usage
Guidance on

Clear instructions are provided on the correct dosage, frequency, and preparation methods for herbal remedies, along with educating the patient on potential interactions with other medications or treatments.

Monitoring and Adjustments

We regularly monitor the patient's progress and adjust the herbal prescription as needed.  We encourage open communication to address any concerns or changes in health.

At Proactive Choice, we strive to provide the best experience for patients seeking their first consultation with a doctor. Our dedicated and knowledgeable team is committed to tailored care and individual attention, ensuring you get the most out of your initial consultation.

We do not participate with insurance.

However, we accept Health Savings Accounts and Flex Savings Accounts.

We also accept Visa, Amex, Master Card, and Discover. 

To book your first appointment please call: (858) 333-5196

Initial Consult

Frequently Asked Questions

  • In most cases, herbal remedies are safe, but informing your healthcare provider about all medications, including herbal supplements, is crucial to avoid potential interactions.

  • The time varies depending on individual factors and the nature of the condition. Some may experience relief quickly, while chronic conditions may require longer-term use.

  • Yes, herbal medicine can be effective for preventive health by supporting the immune system, improving overall well-being, and addressing underlying imbalances.

  • When used as directed, herbal remedies typically have fewer side effects than pharmaceuticals. However, it's essential to follow recommended dosages to minimize the risk of adverse effects.

  • Consultation with a qualified Naturopathic Physician is recommended. They will consider your health history, current conditions, and preferences to create a personalized herbal prescription.


Interested in personalized healing for holistic wellness?

Unlock the power of nature with Herbal Medicine Treatment In Portland, Oregon!

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