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246 Bridge Rd

Richmond 3121

03 9427 8848

Gut Health

Gut Health

The function of your gut, your intestines and digestive system, is crucial to the health of your body. 

Good health starts in the gut. It's all about the microbiome and permeability.

Poor gut health contributes to many chronic health conditions ranging from diabetes to heart disease, poor immunity, low energy and mental health issues.

Symptoms associated with poor gut health can be constipation, diarrhea, bloating and flatulence. Associated conditions are Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chron’s Disease, gastric reflux, diverticulitis.

Naturopathy & Nutrition

The core of Naturopathic treatment is improving the health of the gut and microbiome, along with the function of your stomach, intestines, liver and other digestive organs.

Naturopathy examines the state of your digestion, how this is affecting your overall health and the absorption of nutrients from your food. 

Specific treatments are given for particular digestive complaints.  

Treatment may include the prescription of:

  • herbal medication to support digestion

  • nutritional and digestive enzyme supplements

  • pre & pro biotics

  • dietary changes and recommendations

Nutrition Therapy assesses your diet to determine any nutritional deficiencies that you may have and provides you with a healthy diet for all your nutritional and energy requirements needed to regain optimal health.

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine

By treating the body as a whole,  Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can be used to address the underlying causes associated with poor digestion and other gut related conditions.

Our practitioners commonly work with people experiencing diarrhoea, constipation, reflux and conditions such as IBS, GORD, Coeliac, Chron's.

Treatment may include a combination of:

  • full Chinese Medicine examination & diagnosis

  • acupuncture treatment

  • chinese herbal medicine prescription

  • dietary & lifestyle advice



Improving your diet and digestive health will improve your energy, your mood, your immunity and your sense of wellbeing.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture is an ancient natural form of healing. It has been clinically proven to be an effective means of providing pain relief.

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