Louise holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Comp Med), a Diploma of Naturopathy and a Diploma of Herbal Medicine. Prior to life as a naturopath, Louise’s passion for sustainability and the natural environment saw her studying Environmental Technology which has fuelled her enthusiasm for use of high-quality ethical natural health products. Louise has spent time between New Zealand and Australia consulting as a naturopath both privately and in busy dispensaries and has been involved in herbal product formulation and development. Mental health is an area of particular interest for Louise and she enjoys keeping up to date with the ever-evolving research in this area. She also has a great deal of passion for the use and preservation of New Zealand's native plants.