The Herb Centre health and wellness clinic offers professional health services from qualified health care practitioners. We provide a diverse range of natural treatments in a supportive and caring environment. Our professional services include:

  • Naturopathic medicine
  • Medical herbal medicine
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Allergy testing
  • Massage therapy


Find out more detail about our diverse range of natural treatments and professional therapies. 


Find out more detail about the types of testing available at The Herb Centre.


We have health care practitioners offering professional services at The Herb Centre. Click on the practitioner name to find out more about their qualifications, background, and specialty services. 

You may book with all our practitioners by calling us at 03 365 3011. 

Michael Woods - Naturopathic Medicine

Michael has been in the natural health industry for over 20 years.  He is one of Christchurch's most experienced naturopaths and offers a combination of herbal and nutritional medicines, as well as dietary and lifestyle changes and, most importantly, a strong emphasis on educating and empowering the individual.

Maria Hoogeveen - Naturopathic Medicine

Maria Hoogeveen has been working in the health industry for many years. Advanced Naturopathics specialises in EAP (electro-acupuncture-testing) using a BICOM Bioresonance machine. She offers a variety of health services including allergy testing, allergy desensitization, chronic health treatments, and quit smoking programs.

Jo Dolby - Medical Herbal Medicine
Jo trained as a medical herbalist who uses herbs, nutrition, flower essences and different testing methods to restore wellness and or support an individuals health. She specialises in chronic health conditions such as autoimmune disorders as well as cancer support.

Amelia Stafford - Naturopathic Medicine

Amelia Stafford is a Registered Medical Herbalist/Naturopath and Holistic Nutritionist specialising in women’s health and fertility. She uses evidence based herbal tinctures, medicinal teas and functional medicine as well as traditional modalities.

Ruth Waters - Massage Therapy

Ruth Waters trained at the New Zealand College of Massage specializing in relaxation therapy and also offers Reiki treatment alongside.