Herbal Dispensary in North Brisbane & Peninsula
At VMK Naturopath, the natural medicines dispensed are strictly prescription only supplements. Only practitioners with at least four years training as a Medical Herbalist or Naturopath are able to prescribe products of this strength and quality of complementary medicine.
Our medicines are sourced from the leading manufacturers in Australia are registered and comply with the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s high standards.
Your naturopath is the most qualified person to advise you of any interactions between your natural medicines and any prescription drugs and will encourage an open working relationship with your doctor as required.
Under the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Australia has some of the strictest regulations in the world for complementary medicines. There is a wealth of high quality published scientific evidence demonstrating safety and efficacy in disease treatment of prescription only complementary medicines.
Obviously, the same efficacy cannot be expected of over the counter medicines which naturally have lower doses and are not subjected to the stringent processes of efficacy as prescription only medicines.
Our clinic provides a comprehensive dispensary including nutritional supplements, herbal medicines in a variety of preparations (tablets, liquids, powders and other), Protein shakes, organic skincare , Bachflower remedies, and eco-friendly cleaning products.
We stock a variety of practitioner only brands and are constantly updating and adding to our dispensary to meet the needs of our patients. We are committed to supplying high quality products to enhance our treatment outcomes and adhere to the principle that if we wouldn’t use something, we won’t prescribe it!
Purchasing from the dispensary.
Following your appointment you may be prescribed various medicines or remedies. You will typically be supplied with enough medicines to last you till your next appointment as treatment programs are regularly updated and modified at each consultation.
From time to time, patients may require additional medicines between appointments. As such, we have an easy courier system for their delivery. Please note that 24 hours notice is required when placing an order to ensure adequate preparation time. Credit card details are required to organise this service.