The Cottage Herbal Medicine
Cresten Boase BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine, MCPP
Member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.
I trained as a herbal practitioner at the University of Middlesex and the Archway Clinic of Herbal Medicine, Whittington Hospital Campus, London. The 4 year degree course included modern diagnostic techniques, conventional anatomy and physiology, as well as focusing on modern research into the therapeutics of herbal medicine, and traditional knowledge about the use of herbs as medicine.
I became a full member of the National Institute of Herbal Medicine after graduation, and I am now a full member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.
I continue to develop my particular interest in the use of herbal and nutritional therapy in the treatment of skin, digestive, and stress-related disorders. With few exceptions, herbal medicine can be used alongside conventional medicine.