Marcos Patchett

Herbal Medicine, Astrology

Marcos provides herbal help for a wide range of conditions (e.g. nervous, skin, digestive, musculoskeletal and gynaecological problems), and has a particular interest in complementary treatment for people living with HIV. He also has experience treating babies and young children.

Marcos graduated from Middlesex University in 2005 with a first class honours BSc, having also been awarded a first-year scholarship, the Herb Society's national 'Best Third Year Student' prize and the Elsevier prize for Herbal Pharmacy. Since graduating he has written for Positive Nation magazine, conducted several workshops for Neal's Yard on various subjects related to herbal medicine, and lectured on the subject of the medicinal uses of chocolate at the South Bank Centre and the Archway Clinic of Herbal Medicine. From 13th June 2009 Marcos and his colleague Lynne Hulka began the first regular British clinic to provide complemetary Western herbal medicine for people living with HIV (in addition to treating people with other ailments) at Archway Clinic in North London. Marcos is also a clinical supervisor on Middlesex University's herbal medicine BSc & MSc courses since 2013.

Marcos has also completed a certificate in astrology and is a student of renaissance and classical astrological techniques, and uses them in his practice as an additional therapeutic tool for certain patients (where appropriate &/or on request). He is currently conducting research on the effects of chocolate in sickle cell disease whilst writing his first book, on the medical history and usage of chocolate.


, London - 020 84114411

Clinical training venue for Middlesex University's Herbal Medicine BSc & MSc. Mondays & Fridays, 9.30am-5.30pm. Appointments taken by students under supervision; clinical supervisor writes the prescription etc. First visit 60 minutes, £30/£25 concs., Follow-ups 30 minutes, £20/£15 concs.

London, - - 07784286270

Fortnightly private clinic. £90 first visit, £50 follow-up.

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