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Heyday Clinic

What are plant medicines and are they right for me?

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“People with a diverse range of medical conditions are now legally accessing prescription plant medicines in Australia”  
- Cameron Rosin
Heyday Clinic Nurse and Educator

Plant Medicines

‘Plant medicines’ is a broad term often used to describe therapeutic medicines derived from the cannabis plant.

The medicinal application of the cannabis plant has been thoroughly documented by many cultures throughout human history, with its therapeutic properties now being utilised in Australia for the treatment of a wide range of conditions, disease states and symptoms.

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays a significant role in regulating all physiological systems within the body.

Composed of enzymes, receptors and endocannabinoids, the ECS is critical in maintaining mood, stress, memory, sleep, digestion, pain, inflammation, immune function, metabolism, cognition, DNA repair, movement and more. Deficiencies or dysfunctions in the ECS have been found to contribute to serious impacts across multiple areas of health.

In theory, all chronic conditions can be positively influenced by 'upregulating' the ECS. Medicines derived from the cannabis plant interact directly with this system, allowing for individualised and targeted care across a vast range of conditions.

Which conditions do we have experience treating?

Heyday Clinic team supports a diverse patient base. Our youngest patient is 7 and our oldest is 97 years old!

Chronic pain
Palliative Care
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Neuropathic Pain
Opioid Dependency
Parkinson’s Disease
Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
Spasticity from Neurological Conditions
Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome
Chronic infection
Epilepsy & Seizure Management

Is Heyday Clinic the right choice for me?

If you are suffering from chronic symptoms and have tried first line treatments that have not worked, or have had negative side effects, then Heyday Clinic would like to help.

If you are still unsure then we offer free, zero commitment nurse consultations to provide answers to your questions.

Cannabis medicines are associated with a range of side effects and may not be suitable for everyone. Heyday takes a balanced approach to prescribing plant medicines by conforming with the strict eligibility requirements set out by Australian regulators.