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Natural Medications Specialist

Portland Clinic of Holistic Health

Holistic Medical Group & Primary Care Practice located in Downtown, Portland, OR

If your doctor determines that you have an underlying health problem, they might recommend managing it with natural medications. Natural medications use Chinese and Western herbal medicine as an alternative and to complement conventional pharmaceutical therapy. The team of holistic medical experts at the Portland Clinic of Holistic Health in Downtown Portland, Oregon, has a dispensary of natural medications onsite. To request your consultation today, call the office or click the online booking tool.

Natural Medications Q & A

What are natural medications?

Natural medications are herbal/botanical, homeopathic, or nutritional formulas used to manage uncomfortable symptoms associated with certain acute and chronic health problems. 

Instead of using synthetic chemicals like traditional pharmaceuticals, natural medications use vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in nature. 

How often do I need to take natural medications?

The frequency that you take your natural medication depends on the underlying health problem you’re dealing with. 

If you have an acute condition, your doctor at Portland Clinic of Holistic Health may ask you to take frequent doses throughout the day. For example, if you have an infection, you might need to take your natural medication once every one or two hours.

If you have a chronic, long-term condition, you’ll probably benefit from a more powerful natural medication. For long-standing conditions, the team usually recommends taking natural medications once or twice a day, or once weekly. To achieve the best results from your natural medications, follow your doctor’s instructions carefully. 

What types of natural medications are there?

Natural medications are similar to traditional medications in that they come in tablets and capsules. At the Portland Clinic of Holistic Health, the team also offers natural medications in the form of tinctures, extracts, and teas. 

What is homeopathic drainage therapy?

Homeopathic drainage therapy (HDT) is based on the understanding that “like treats like.” During this type of treatment, your doctor exposes you to small doses of natural substances that stimulate a healing reaction in your body. 

This type of treatment also uses drainage formulas. Drainage formulas drain wastes from organs, cells, and fluids in your body that impair normal, healthy function. By eliminating these wastes, your cells, organs, and tissue can function at full capacity. 

Are natural medications right for me?

To determine if natural medications are right for you, make an appointment with the team at the Portland Clinic of Holistic Health. Following a physical exam, review of your medical history, and discussion of your symptoms, your doctor can make recommendations that align with your needs. 

If you’re leery of traditional pharmaceuticals, natural medications are worth considering. Make an appointment at the Portland Clinic of Holistic Health by calling the office or clicking the online booking tool today.