Welcome to Citrine Beauty, a wonderful mix of beauty and holistic therapies. Our fantastic salon is now open and ready for you to come and relax and fade away the days stresses. Our staff are fullytrained, independently insured and offer many years of experience. We are waiting to welcome you to our fantastic salon and are looking forward to making your visit with us an amazing, relaxing experience.
The plants that share our world give us the air we breathe, the fire that warms us, the foods that feed us, and the medicines that restore us. At the Medicine Garden we see the medicines that comefrom plants as a gift of nature given to help us regain and maintain our health. Using the plants around us for healing has been part of our human heritage from the beginning of time.
Receiving a holistic treatment can encourage and begin self healing, enabling you to gain a sense of well-being. By taking time out for YOU, I believe you can start to change the balance in yourlifestyle and improve your energy levels and health by taking a more holistic approach. In today's fast paced society, our bodies can take a beating, and disharmony is created - we need to stop, re-evaluate.
The origins of Chinese Medicine and acupuncture stretch back for over two thousand years, and it has been practiced and developed in its own unique flavours for millennia throughout Asia and parts ofIndia. In modern times, the practice of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine has spread worldwide to the United States, Australia, Europe, South America and Africa.
Prior to opening the apothecary Wendy worked for six years as the medical herbalist for a NHS pharmacy. During this time she established a large client base. Her time working in an NHS pharmacy gaveher a better understanding and knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs and possible interactions with herbal medicines. It also underpinned her knowledge of the efficacy of herbal medicines in getting to the root cause of disease not, simply to treat the symptoms. This is the ethos of herbal medicine.
Our aim is to help you to identify and reduce your body's stress, by listening to your body and understand its needs, whether it is a change in diet, exercise, water, relaxation methods or maybe awell-deserved break to ease the build-up of long-term stress. We often just continue on our daily treadmill ignoring the little signs and symptoms that our body provides us with. It is only when our body makes the signs more obvious and apparent e.g.
My first degree is in biochemistry and I have a Master's degree in microbiology, both from the University of London. I have a Nutritional Therapy diploma, and a Certificate of Competence inNutritional Therapy Practice from the Nutritional Therapy Council (NTC), with whom I am also currently registered. I also have a diploma in phytotherapy (herbalism).
We are a small team of dedicated practitioners who firmly believe in an alternative approach to health care. Many of our patients have suffered pain, abuse, or dissapointment at the hands of orthodoxmedicine. Mrs Hamilton is the owner of Rosemary Cottage Clinic and the Clinic's primary consultant, responsible for patient consultation, medical examination, diet and health advice, prescribing and dispensing herbal medicines.
My philosophy is to tailor every treatment to each client's needs to get you back to full functional and occupational fitness. Anyone can benefit from these treatments - whether you take your sportseriously, or have simply "pulled" something getting off the couch. YOU could benefit from seeing Sharon at Sharon's Massage Therapy clinic in Hedge End.
Mark practices Acupuncture, Tui na massage, Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture, Reiki and Reflexology. He is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (www.acupuncture.org.uk) which has Codes ofProfessional Conduct and Safe Practice. Mark is also a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (www.fht.org.uk).