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Western herbal medicine involves the use of plant-based medicines to assist with alleviating and reducing a wide range of symptoms, with the ultimate aim of restoring equilibrium to the body, mind and emotions

During a consultation your Medical Herbalist, Sara Hennessy, will take a full case history, including past medical history, before prescribing a tailor-made blend of herbs, as well as dietary and lifestyle advice, according to a person’s presenting symptoms and taking in to account the information gathered during the course of the consultation.

Follow up consultations will usually be recommended to assess progress and determine whether any adjustments to the prescription are required.

Herbal medicine has proven beneficial in a wide range of conditions including, amongst others, the following;

  • Hormonal imbalances

  • Acne

  • Autoimmune conditions

  • Musculoskeletal complaints

  • Insomnia

  • Anxiety

  • Stress

  • IBS

  • Endocrine conditions (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)

Your practitioner

Sara Hennessy (MSc Herbal Medicine, Yoga Alliance UK, Ayurveda Therapist (APA), LLB (hons) Dip L.P.)

Sara is a qualified Medical Herbalist, Ayurvedic Therapist and Yoga and Meditation Teacher.

Following a year of travel in India, learning various traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda, Sara returned to the UK to train as a yoga teacher, completing a one-year course with the Classical Yoga School. Her teaching career began in 2013, alongside a job in the oldest continually existing herbalist in the UK, where she worked alongside a number of well-respected Medical Herbalists and Alternative medicine practitioners.  This experience provided her with a valuable insight in to a wide range of healing traditions and practices and inspired her to embark on a full-time MSc in Herbal Medicine.

She has been studying Ayurveda formally and informally for almost a decade, both in India and the UK. She began her studies with the College of Ayurveda UK before travelling to India to continue studies in Yoga and Ayurveda in South India and for the past two years has been working in a busy Ayurvedic clinic alongside an Ayurvedic Doctor from Kerala, to deepen her knowledge and experience of Ayurveda, as an Ayurvedic Therapist and Yoga Teacher.

She is an Executive Committee Member of the Ayurvedic Professionals Association, a member of the Endobiogenic Medicine Society and the President of the Complementary & Alternative Medicine Academic Society (CAMAS) at Middlesex University.


Initial consultation


Follow up

Contact Sara directly on  s_hennessy86@hotmail.com or 07711923885.