|NIKKI BIDDISS BSc (Hons) - Botanical Healing|
|Medical Herbalist - MNIMH|
Nikki was awarded a first class honours degree in Herbal Medicine from the University of East London and was awarded the Arthur Barker prize for her final examination grades. Nikki trained at clinics in Glasgow and London and now runs a busy clinic at Napiers the Herbalists in Glasgow (off Byres Road) as well as her own clinic in Bridge of Allan.
Nikki is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists which is the UK's leading professional body representing herbal practitioners (www.nimh.org.uk). NIMH members follow a strict code of conduct and are committed to continual practitioner development and training.
Qualified medical herbalists have completed a 3-4 year university science degree in Herbal Medicine, including both botanical and orthodox medical training. This includes the study of anatomy, physiology, nutrition, pharmacology, medical clinical examination and diagnostic techniques, alongside botany, materia medica, herbal therapeutics, the pharmacology of plants and practical pharmacy. They have also completed over 500 hours of clinical practice.
Nikki also holds ITEC Diplomas in Aromatherapy and Holistic Massage.
Nikki's first degree was BA(Hons) Economics from the University of Strathclyde and she worked in commercial banking for 14 years, 5 years at Director level. At 29, she was one of the youngest females to be appointed a Director in the bank's history. Amongst many career highlights, Nikki obtained the Healthy Working Lifes Award for her business in recognition of the Health and Wellbeing Initiative she devised for her divison.
Nikki is available to do talks/workshops to groups and companies (whatever their size) on any aspect of Herbal Medicine, Stress Management or Health and Wellbeing. Please call 07528 341206 for details.