Andrea Hughes Practitioner Profile

Andrea Hughes (NIMH CPP)

Andrea graduated from the respected College of Phytotherapy (University of Wales) in 2003 with an Honours Degree in Phytotherapy (Herbal Medicine) and is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and The College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy, as well as the Institute of Functional Medicine.

As a qualified Holistic & Clinical Aromatherapist, since 1997, Andrea has  great experience in the field of Complementary Health, graduating from the Institute of Traditional Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine (ITHMA) a course accredited by the IFPA.

Whilst studying for her degree in Herbal Medicine, Andrea worked as a dispensary technician at Ainsworth’s Homoeopathic Pharmacy and was involved in the manufacture of both Homoeopathic Medicines and Bach Flower Essences,  also studying with Julian Barnard of Healing Herbs in Bach Flower Essences.

Andreahas completed training with The Institute of Functional Medicine which is the leading provider of Education and Training in Functional Medicine.
She is also a graduate of the AFMCP intensive course in London -2015 and has completed the following Advanced Practice Modules which are in depth clinical and evidence based training modules focusing on systems of the body:

Andrea has also undertaken the Practitioner Training in understanding and treating SIBO with Dr Allison Siebecker, as well as stydying with Dr.Kurt Woeller at The Integrative Medicine Academy.

At present Andrea is training with The Kharrazian Institute, working her way through the Functional Medicine Clinical Modules developed by Dr. Datis Kharrazian.

At the same time, expanding her knowledge of Nutri Genomics which is the study of the effects of food and food constituents on gene expression, and how genetic variations affect the nutritional environment.

Andrea consults with Patients all over the UK via Zoom as well as seeing Patients in person from her dedicated Herbal Medicine Practice in Sussex


What treatments do I offer?
Allergy Testing, Food Intolerance, Herbalism
Where do I practice?
Andrea Hughes Medical Herbalist
Herba Medica
38 South Street, Tarring
West Sussex
BN14 7LH
United Kingdom