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Colleen Bates

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In modern life, there are so many factors beyond our control that influence our overall health. If you’re not at your optimal level, Colleen can help you reach a more balanced sense of health. Call to schedule an appointment.

Herbalist & Naturopathic Practitioner

Servicing area

Darwin Humpty Doo Coolalinga Palmerston Rural Remote

Focus areas

Chronic skin conditions Infections Anxiety Bronchitis Stress management Sinus

Colleen is a qualified naturopath with 19 years of professional experience. 

Herbalists today treat a wide range of health conditions using herbal, nutritional and naturopathic knowledge. 

Historically, herbs have been used successfully for treating human and animal health, and there is an abundance of research and recent studies that confirm it.

Consultations are available over the phone.

Health Fund Rebates may be available if your policy covers them.

Services Offered


Colleen provides high-quality integrative healthcare for patients of all ages and specialises in:  

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Iridology
  • Nutritional Medicine
  • Dietary Analysis
  • Naturopathic Pathology
  • Food Intolerance Testing
  • Animal Health Consultations

During the initial consultation, your healthcare needs are assessed. 

Conditions commonly treated include:

  • Gastrointestinal disorders (leaky gut, irritable bowel, reflux, food intolerances)
  • Infections (viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic)
  • Menstrual pain
  • Skin conditions (psoriasis, eczema, rashes)
  • Rheumatic and arthritic conditions
  • Anxiety
  • Tension
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Migraine
  • Bronchitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Ear, nose and throat conditions
  • Fertility and hormonal issues
  • Low immunity
Herbal Medicine

Holistic health consultations providing herbal medicine including:

  • Western, Ayurvedic, Chinese Medicines
  • Nutrition
  • Naturopathy
  • Investigative Pathology
  • Food intolerance testing (IgG, IgE & IgA)
  • Food additives/chemicals 
  • Environmental chemicals tests
  • Hormonal tests
  • Heavy metal tests
  • Hair analysis
  • Iridology

The herbal dispensary offers tinctures, creams, liniments, tablets, capsules, dried herbs, sprays, and even compound formulas, personalised for each customer. 

A variety of practitioner brands are available, including Mediherb, Orthoplex, Metagenics, Bioceuticals, and Eagle.


  • Consultation, 30 minutes - $92
  • Consultation, 1 hour and 30 minutes - $130

Opening Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Testimonials from Colleen’s Previous Clients

“Have been visiting Colleen going on 10 years! She consistently has kept both my physical and mental health in order and being an old school Herbalist, is actually THE Traditional Medicine what our Grandparents used to buy from the local pharmacy! Colleen not only produces whole plant extracts but also combines this with investigative pathology for precision diagnosis . On a personal  note ,Colleen is one of the most knowledgeable ,engaging ,spiritually intune humans I've known in my lifetime and is ways a pleasure visiting!” - Amanda Vanderaa

“Colleen is great, her knowledge is vast and she has good ears for listening. In that I mean that she does not dismiss what you say in how you feel, she will share he knowledge openly so that you can have a clearer understanding on how the body works and what may be happening to you. If you are seeking answers to the so far unanswered then make an appointment and be open to the possibility of a healthier way of life. Also definitely consider the blood testing options Colleen has available, they are comprehensive and offer peace of mind and a direction of focus which gives you confidence if you are dealing with a health crisis that may feel overwhelming.  Thanks Colleen :)” - Maria Clarke

Contact Colleen to schedule an appointment or learn more about her services.


  • Diploma In Health Science - Western Herbal Medicine

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