About Pamela

Being a medical herbalist informs everything I do and that is to empower people to take responsibility for their own health and wellbeing.  I try to be as open minded as possible to alternative ways to do this, but I also find that my Scottish roots have instilled a great big dollop of common sense in me.  That and the medical training many people don’t realise that most herbalists have.

Someone once called me a ‘realist herbalist’ – I do not knit my own yoghurt,
I eat chips sometimes and I am not against pharmaceutical medicine.

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Member of The College of Medicine

Time for Tea - BBC Scotland

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2 days ago

Pamela Spence: Herbalist - Writer - Educator

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Well the weather didn't last but the sentiment remains! Women putting up with hormonal issues - please don't! Find your local medical herbalist via www.nimh.org.uk. If you are local to Ayrshire I am presenting at a day for women with PMS/PMT on 28 April. Details in the comments. x ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Pamela Spence: Herbalist - Writer - Educator

It is you know... stay tuned for more info! 🙂Did you know that fennel is the top remedy for IBS-induced bloating and wind? Find out more in our first column from Pamela Spence: Herbalist - Writer - Educator ... See MoreSee Less

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Autumnally blessed

As I was taking this photograph of my autumn harvest, I suddenly realised just how much it sums up the way I strive for life to be and highlights a …

Hawthorn harvest

Autumn has very definitely set in, I know that because I now have cold ankles and am starting to wear boots.  They will come off again sometime in spring… Also, …