Lovely staff, amazing service... Beautiful Molly the dog sometimes greets you at reception with her big, bright eyes and calm and peaceful quiet nature.
I was carrying around chronic pain that I thought I would never get rid of. I’m managing to stay pain-free through the week now and I’m over the moon!
I am amazed and awe struck at how massages can be deeply intuitive, powerful and effective.
- S.A.
I felt safe, heard, validated and a little less alone.
Truly the best therapeutic and deep relaxation massage I have had. Highly recommended!
Fantastic practitioners. Gorgeous rooms. Owned & operated by a locally-living Goddess of sorts. This place is a real wellness centre!
Everyone who works here is full of knowledge and I love the happy vibes.
Hands down the best massage I’ve ever had. Have already booked in for my next one.

Gut Health

The good health of your gut isn’t just important for digestion of your food. Research has linked gut health to many important processes in your body, including:

  • Gastrointestinal tract discomfort
  • Kidney function
  • Cholesterol levels
  • Mood, concentration, energy levels
  • Emotional health
  • Skin conditions

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, SIBO and Ulcerative colitis are examples of digestive complaints that can benefit from holistic treatment such as acupuncture. Many other chronic disease processes such as inflammation, chronic pain and skin disorders can also be affected by the health of our gut.

Anxiety and emotional issues are another very common complain that our practitioners work with by helping clients to address their gut health… and yes, this can be a very successful approach to mood disorders.

Treatment for Gut Problems

At The Urban Alchemist, we recommend Chinese medicine and acupuncture for gut health issues, and we find that the treatment that’s appropriate for you is dependent upon the cause of your problem. We have many different practitioners under one roof, so we can help you get the most suitable treatment for your case right away.

Generally speaking, we recommend you book an initial consultation with our experienced acupuncturist if you’re considering treatment for gut health. Your first visit will involve a thorough health assessment to uncover any underlying health issues and/or nutrient deficiencies, as well as looking taking a close look at diet and lifestyle. There are many tools in our therapist’s toolkit to help get you on track: starting with an empathetic detective’s ear, functional testing, herbal medicine, dietary and lifestyle advice.