Suikido Herbal Practice

Merging the ancient time-tested wisdom of Oriental herbal medicine with modern phyto-therapeutic science.

Two decades of personal, professional, and empirical experience with taoist herbal science, chinese medicine, ayurvedic herbalism, western herbs, and synergetic herbology.

Initial consultation includes thorough analysis of your health questionnaire, cohesive understanding of your overall health and your elemental constitution; preparation of your herbal plan; and the consultation itself.

Three Essentials Therapies

Adaptogenic Herbs

Tonic Herbalism

Therapeutic Herbology

These three principles intertwine and work in synergy. They are applied and combined in a multitude of ways to meet the specific needs and/or challenges of the individual.

Consultation takes place face-to-face at Suikido Dojo, Monchique, Portugal or can be arranged via Zoom or Skype.

Adaptogenic Herbs

Non-toxic herbs and plants that support the body’s innate self-regulating, self-corrective, self-healing ability.

Core Principles

  • Internal adaptability
  • Homoeostasis
  • Resistance
  • Adrenal balance
  • Mental equlibrium

Tonic Herbalism

Food grade herbs and plants that promote rejuvenation, regeneration, revitalization.

Core Principles

  • Fortify
  • Strengthen
  • Nourish
  • Rebuild
  • Consolidate

Therapeutic Herbology

Medicinal herbs and plants to address systemic imbalances and treat specific health issues.

Medicinal and therapeutic herbs are more pinpointed and specialized in their properties and therapeutic effect. These herbs are applied in a concise manner to address specific imbalances. Suikido therapeutic herbology is most often complimented and supported by a therapeutic dietary program.

Core Principles

  • Prevent
  • Alleviate
  • Treat
  • Reconcile
  • Restore