The use of acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and Tui Na massage techniques, accompanied by our extensive onsite dispensary onsite providing tailored herbal prescriptions, can assist individuals in exploring options and to achieve balance and well-being.

 

 

 

Brigitte has been practicing as a registered Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist since 2001. Following the completion of her training in Melbourne, she moved back to her homeland of Switzerland to be with family, take on a lecturing job and continue her practice. In 2008, Brigitte permanently migrated to Phillip Island (Victoria) where she manages Safflower Chinese Medicine clinic and a national herbal Safflower Chinese Medicine dispensary service for practitioners. It is Brigittes expert listening skills and the way she takes into account health history that makes her treatments so powerful. All the information revealed in consultation will be used to a patients advantage and to determine the root cause of the presenting health problem.

 

 

 

Special interest areas:

 

 

 

  • reproductive system including hormonal balancing, fertility, pregnancy care and after birth management
  • treating children of all ages (starting from 6 months)
  • acute viral infections, auto-immune disorders and long-term unresolved allergies and migraines
  • digestive disorders and pain mental health concerns such as stress and anxiety related conditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eryn Morgan (Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine BSc Chinese Medicine, AdvCert 5 element acupuncture, Grad Dip of Counselling & Psychotherapy) 

 

 

 

Eryn has been practicing as registered Acupuncturist Chinese herbalist since 2010. Eryn worked in Adelaide for the past years and has recently moved to Phillip Island (Victoria) where she is looking for a slightly slower approach to life as well as connecting with our community.

 

 

 

Treatment experience

 

 

 

Eryn uses her expertise in in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to reinvigorate the mind and to break old habits. She also aims at assisting individuals to calm  and strengthen the psychological and physical state. She’s a firm believer in healthy mind = healthy body. She strives to treat the root cause of the problem whilst gently working on the manifesting symptoms.

 

 

 

Conditions & expertise

 

 

 

Eryn likes to work with women at all ages to address problems of the reproductive system including hormonal balancing, fertility, pregnancy care and after birth management. Furthermore, she has excellent results with treating problems of the digestive system, pain, an array of mental disorders and general stress and anxiety related conditions. Lately, she has integrated her skill in functional medicine to offer solutions to a variety of complex conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elana Cussel (Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine BSc Chinese Medicine, Cert IV Oriental Massage Therapy)

 

 

 

Elana has been practicing as a registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist since 2014. She lives (almost) locally and has a strong desire to work among an established team that serves a vibrant community.

 

 

 

Treatment experience

 

 

 

Elana integrates her expertise in trauma work, meditation, yoga and qi gong that she has obtained over the past 15 years into her Chinese medicine treatments. She strongly believes that a combined approach achieves the best clinical results. In this way, she holistically supports her patients for an effective treatment outcome.

 

 

 

Conditions & expertise

 

 

 

Elana uses a huge variety of tools that she brings into treatments. Among acupuncture, Chinese herbs, massage, acupressure, cupping, scraping, moxibustion, she also taps into meditation and body awareness practices to achieve the best outcome. She has a particular interest in trauma and stress related disorders, pain management and musculoskeletal issues. She constantly aims at to promote an environment where the body comes back into balance.

 

 

 

 

 

Hans Seiwald (Dip Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dispenser, Cert IV Feng Shui)

 

 

 

Hans is a qualified Chinese medicine practitioner, a registered Dispenser and an award winning garden designer. Hans is a Jack-of-many-trades and a stickler for details. Born and raised in Basel (Switzerland), Hans began his professional career as a precision mechanic – which explains why details matter so much to him.

 

 

 

From the Swiss mountains to the Australian island

 

 

 

Hans moved to Phillip Island (Victoria, Australia) permanently in 2008 and is the co-founder of Safflower Pty Ltd – a Chinese medicine clinic and a national Chinese Herbs. Expertly Dispensed. service for practitioners. As a Feng Shui consultant (Cert IV), he helps individuals to find balance in their homes and gardens.

 

 

 

In the clinic

 

 

 

Hans oversees the daily operation of our business and will make sure that you have a pleasant experience when you come for an appointment. You will get a taste of his skills, if you come into our clinic as the layout is based on Feng Shui principles (it’s like creating e an astrological chart to analyze positive auras and negative auras of a building). Hans is also in charge of our dispensary service and will compound your customized herbal formulas. Often, you will get a chance to talk to him on the phone and experience his Swiss accent first hand.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The use of acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and Tui Na massage techniques, accompanied by our extensive onsite dispensary onsite providing tailored herbal prescriptions, can assist individuals in exploring options and to achieve balance and well-being.

Brigitte has been practicing as a registered Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist since 2001. Following the completion of her training in Melbourne, she moved backto her homeland of Switzerland to be with family, take on a lecturing job and continue her practice. In 2008, Brigitte permanently migrated to Phillip Island (Victoria) where she manages Safflower Chinese Medicine clinic and a national herbal Safflower Chinese Medicine dispensary service for practitioners. It is Brigittes expert listening skills and the way she takes into account health history that makes her treatments so powerful. All the information revealed in consultation will be used to a patients advantage and to determine the root cause of the presenting health problem.

Special interest areas:

  • reproductive system including hormonal balancing, fertility, pregnancy care and after birth management
  • treating children of all ages (starting from 6 months)
  • acute viral infections, auto-immune disorders and long-term unresolved allergies and migraines
  • digestive disorders and pain mental health concerns such as stress and anxiety related conditions

 

Eryn Morgan (Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine BSc Chinese Medicine, AdvCert 5 element acupuncture, Grad Dip of Counselling & Psychotherapy) 

Eryn has been practicing as registered Acupuncturist Chinese herbalist since 2010. Eryn worked in Adelaide for the past years and has recently moved to Phillip Island (Victoria) where she is looking for a slightly slower approach to life as well as connecting with our community.

Treatment experience

Eryn uses her expertise in in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to reinvigorate the mind and to break old habits. She also aims at assisting individuals to calm  and strengthen the psychological and physical state. She’s a firm believer in healthy mind = healthy body. She strives to treat the root cause of the problem whilst gently working on the manifesting symptoms.

 Conditions & expertise

Eryn likes to work with women at all ages to address problems of the reproductive system including hormonal balancing, fertility, pregnancy care and after birth management. Furthermore, she has excellent results with treating problems of the digestive system, pain, an array of mental disorders and general stress and anxiety related conditions. Lately, she has integrated her skill in functional medicine to offer solutions to a variety of complex conditions.

 

Elana Cussel (Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine BSc Chinese Medicine, Cert IV Oriental Massage Therapy)

 

Elana has been practicing as a registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist since 2014. She lives (almost) locally and has a strong desire to work among an established team that serves a vibrant community.

Treatment experience

Elana integrates her expertise in trauma work, meditation, yoga and qi gong that she has obtained over the past 15 years into her Chinese medicine treatments. She strongly believes that a combined approach achieves the best clinical results. In this way, she holistically supports her patients for an effective treatment outcome.

Conditions & expertise

Elana uses a huge variety of tools that she brings into treatments. Among acupuncture, Chinese herbs, massage, acupressure, cupping, scraping, moxibustion, she also taps into meditation and body awareness practices to achieve the best outcome. She has a particular interest in trauma and stress related disorders, pain management and musculoskeletal issues. She constantly aims at to promote an environment where the body comes back into balance.

 

Hans Seiwald (Dip Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dispenser, Cert IV Feng Shui)

Hans is a qualified Chinese medicine practitioner, a registered Dispenser and an award winning garden designer. Hans is a Jack-of-many-trades and a stickler for details. Born and raised in Basel (Switzerland), Hans began his professional career as a precision mechanic – which explains why details matter so much to him.

From the Swiss mountains to the Australian island

Hans moved to Phillip Island (Victoria, Australia) permanently in 2008 and is the co-founder of Safflower Pty Ltd – a Chinese medicine clinic and a national Chinese Herbs. Expertly Dispensed. service for practitioners. As a Feng Shui consultant (Cert IV), he helps individuals to find balance in their homes and gardens.

In the clinic

Hans oversees the daily operation of our business and will make sure that you have a pleasant experience when you come for an appointment. You will get a taste of his skills, if you come into our clinic as the layout is based on Feng Shui principles (it’s like creating e an astrological chart to analyze positive auras and negative auras of a building). Hans is also in charge of our dispensary service and will compound your customized herbal formulas. Often, you will get a chance to talk to him on the phone and experience his Swiss accent first hand.

Nicci Salley (BEcon, currently BSc Chinese Medicine at Southern School of Natural Therapies)

Nicci has recently joined our ever‑growing team after 12 years in Government public policy (quite the career change!). Nicci brings a wealth of corporate knowledge to the Safflower Clinic and will be working with us on operational/business needs as well as in our onsite dispensary.

Nicci took a bold leap and commenced her Bachelor of Health Science, Chinese Medicine in 2016. She has a passion for health and well‑being and has always been drawn to Chinese Medicine because of her own personal experiences with it, and because of the holistic approach it offers to mental, physical and spiritual health.

Nicci and her partner relocated to Inverloch (Victoria) from Western Australia in 2014 in search of a quieter, more balanced lifestyle. When she’s not studying or working, Nicci enjoys spending time with her dog on our beautiful coastline, meditating and just soaking up the nature this corner of the world has to offer.