Preparing Your Herbal Medicine: A Step-by-Step Guide

Welcome to our instructional guide on preparing your herbal medicine. This post provides clear, step-by-step instructions for patients of Bonn Square Therapy Room who have been prescribed herbal remedies. Whether you’ve been given concentrated powders or boiled herbs, you’ll find the preparation methods below.

Concentrated Powder Instructions

Follow these steps to prepare your concentrated herbal powder:

  1. Take the recommended dose of herbs twice a day, before or after food.
  2. Mix the powder with approximately 50 millilitres of boiling water.

NB: Making a paste first can help ensure a smooth mixture.

Boiled Herb Instructions

To prepare your boiled herbs, follow this process:


  • Use one bag of herbs for two days.

First Boil:

  • Empty the bag into a saucepan with 500 millilitres of water.
  • Bring to a boil, then simmer with the lid on for 20 minutes.
  • Strain the fluid and keep it to one side.

Second Boil:

  • Add 1200 millilitres of water to the same herbs.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 40 minutes.
  • Strain this fluid as well.

Combination and Consumption:

  • Combine both batches of fluid.
  • Drink a quarter of the fluid twice each day, around 15 minutes before or after food, in the morning and evening.


  • Keep the fluid airtight in the fridge.
  • Warm gently before drinking.

Additional Information

Pause During Illness: Stop taking the herbs during the acute stage of a cold or flu.

Questions: Contact your practitioner if you have any questions.

Herbal Supplier:
Tel: 0161 2098118

Final Note

This guide is intended to provide Bonn Square Therapy Room patients with clear instructions on preparing their prescribed herbal medicine. Remember, if you have any questions or concerns about your herbal medicine or its preparation, please reach out to your practitioner.

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