11 Northumberland Place, Bath, BA1 5AR

01225 466 944

Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine is medicine made from plants, either the whole plant or sometimes parts of it, for example leaves, flowers, roots or bark. It has been the main source of medicine used by people for thousands of years. Medical herbalists make use of plants whose traditional uses are backed up by modern scientific research and clinical trials. They hold a BSc degree or equivalent in Herbal Medicine, and have studied orthodox medicine as well as plant medicine. Herbalists take a holistic approach to illness, and treat the underlying cause of disease rather than just the symptoms. They are able to prescribe herbal remedies to be used alongside other medication and treatments.

 

 

  • Holistic, Hands Free, Deep Tissue and Lomi Lomi Massage Therapist
  • Trained at the Bristol College of Massage & Body Work BCMB in 2008
  • Extensive hands free massage training with Darien Pritchard in 2011
  • The ancient Hawaiian practice of Lomi Lomi massage at the school of The Touch of Loving Presence in 2020.
  • BSc Hons Herbal Medicine, Middlesex University.
I began my journey as a therapist in my early 20s and trained initially as a medical herbalist.  This gave me a strong foundation for the body work that has become the backbone of my practice.  Over the years I have completed many trainings which have lead to an integrative approach to my clients health care needs.  After the birth of my children I have become increasingly interested in women’s health care especially in relation to the menstrual cycle.  That said I also enjoy and welcome working with both men and the contrast this provides in my work.
I work intuitively listening to the body and how its responding to the depth, pressure and speed of touch. Combining the breath, we work together to find the meeting point of release within the body at a structural, but also at an emotional level.
Fusion treatments are tailor made to provide you with a holistic experience.  When working on tension areas I combine techniques from various modalities such as deep tissue, mobilisation, trigger point release and myofacial work, which is then integrated through the beautiful long flowing strokes of the lomi lomi creating an overall connection to the body and deep release and restoration.
If you have an ongoing health problem that you want further support with I offer a herbal consultation with a body work session.  I take a full case history before the treatment which provides you with a taylor made herbal prescription.  This is a truly holistic approach looking at all the systems of the body and how they are functioning in isolation and as a whole.  This remedy you then take home with you and continue to take daily and can be part of an ongoing treatment plan or can be a stand alone support for you.

I have an extensive knowledge of women’s health, therefore gynaecological care feature heavily in my range of treatments. My extensive training in this field brings a deep understanding of the needs of women and enables me to extend my treatments to help with hormonal, physical and emotional changes for any stage of a women’s life.  The central focus is the womb space and we spiral out, working with whatever emerges from connecting at this crucial point. This work is deeply satisfying and is so greatly needed that I am forever grateful to have the opportunity to continue to grow and develop my calling.

Lomi Lomi Nui (The Great Massage) a gift from Hawaii was a sacred initiation ritual practiced in temples and sacred places. In addition to its many therapeutic effects, this traditional form of full body massage was designed to bring the receiver to a deeper connection with themselves and an expanded understanding of all that is. It is a journey of discovery and transformation, which brings us back to our true Selves.  It is a deeply relaxing and restorative treatment, using oils and long sweeping strokes that flow along the length of the body, a truly unique experience.

Testimonial

“Daniella connects on a level that I never experience anywhere else. Her skill is not only in her hands and technique but hugely in her senses and ability to feel out problems and issues just through touch and sense. Daniella has a unique technique whereby she synchronises her breathing with mine during the deep & effective massage treatments. Focussing on core issues Daniella deploys many different techniques that get to the root of the problem and she has the ability to push energies through the body, enlivening, releasing and replenishing energy stores. Offering an intimate, relaxed and wholly non-judgemental environment”

 

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Qualifications

 

Holistic Massage Diploma – Massage Training Institute (MTI) Level 4 Diploma through Bristol College of Massage & Bodywork (BCMB)

Lomi Lomi Nui Level 1 – Loving Presence Massage Centre

Certificate in Hands Free Massage

Certificate in Deep Tissue Massage

Certificate in Reiki – Level 1

BSc Hons Medical Herbalist – Middlesex University

Shamanic Womb Massage – Sanctuary of Sophia 

 

Professional Bodies

Federation of Holistic Therapies (FHT)

Days at Neal’s Yard

Sundays 11.00 pm-6.00pm. Alternate weeks.

Web Page & Facebook

Website www.lalunadevi.com

Facebook; daniella carrozza

 

Herbalists are very much like natural general practitioners. We treat a wide range of ailments using plant medicines along side dietary and lifestyle adjustments. The aim is to encourage the body to restore homeostasis (balance) when illness has been caused by infection, stress, toxicity, injury and/or life experience in general. Each client we see deepens and enriches our practice, as we work together to come to a clearer understanding of an individuals health and the steps that can be taken to improve it.

I specialise in acute medicine and have worked extensively with addiction issues. However, my particular interest at present is the transitional time around menopause and mitigating the negative effects of ageing

Qualifications

I trained at Middlesex University 1995-1999
I have a BSc in Herbal Medicine

Professional Bodies

I am a member of The National Institute of Medical Herbalists

Days at Neal’s Yard

Wednesday Mornings

Website

https://oliviacliff.wordpress.com

Questionnaire

I have an online questionnaire I send out to clients before their initial appointment. The link is: https://form.jotform.com/221492383341352

 

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Giacomo was born and grew up in the North-East of Italy. He moved to UK in 2014 to begin his studies in Herbal Medicine. He graduated in Herbal Medicine BSc(Hons) at the University of Lincoln in 2017 and then moved Bristol to attain a diploma in Holistic massage at the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork in 2018.
In September 2019 he designed a unique way to combine Herbal Medicine and Bodywork which he called Naturopathic Massage Therapy (NMT). NMT focuses on treating musculoskeletal and neurological conditions holistically using manual therapy, nutritional/ lifestyle advice and medicinal herbs as therapeutic tools.
In his bodywork curriculum, Giacomo has been working with a large variety of ailments varying from trauma/tissue dysfunction such as sport injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, postural complications, neurological and pain disorders to psychologically-derived ailments such as stress, anxiety and chronic emotional tension; This background allowed him to develop a typology of bodywork which is both specific/remedial and intuitive/holistic.
Giacomo is currently undertaking a diploma course in Sport and Remedial massage at the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork. Among his other qualifications he holds a certificate in Facial Acupressure, Complete Manual Therapy and FREC3 First aid.
Giacomo is member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH) and Massage Training Institute (MTI)

Qualifications

-BSc (Hons) Herbal medicine – Lincoln University 2017
-Dip Holistic Massage – BCMB 2018
-CPD Facial acupressure – BCMB 2019
-CPD Complete Manual Therapy – Royal United Hospital Bath – 2019

Professional Bodies

-National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NMH)
-Massage Training Institute (MTI)

Website

Days at Neal’s Yard

Thursday Evenings from 6.30pm