Massage Therapist & Herbalist
Rieko Oshima-Barclay

I am a qualified Medical Herbalist and am a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH).

The NIMH is the oldest body of practicing Medical Herbalists in the world. In April 2000 I was awarded a Diploma of Phytotherapy from the College of Phytotherapy (Herbal Medicine), Sussex.

As a research student at the Medical and Aromatic Plant Group (the plant science department at The Scottish Agricultural College, Ayr, Scotland), I studied mainly Essential Oil and Medicinal Plant properties.
My enthusiasms to Plant medicines are not only for using herbs but also essential oils for internal/external applications.


I have attended various courses and workshops since I left Herbal College; these include an Australian Bush Flower Remedies Course Level 1-3, and The Use of Applied Kinesiology (AK) Diagnosis in Herbal Prescribing Module for Professional Therapists. Massage, Aromatherapy and Reflexology In addition, I am an experienced Massage practitioner and professional Reflexologist, offering various combination treatments (herbs, Massage, Reflexology) according to the client’s needs.

I studied Massage and Aromatherapy in both Japan and the UK where I obtained certificates in Advanced Deep Tissue Massage, Holistic Medical Massage, Aromatherapy, Manual lymphatic drainage massage, Reflexology and Massage& Reflexology in Pregnancy.

I am a member of the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) – Reflexology & Aromatherapy, the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA) and also the Association of Reflexologists (AoR). The AoR is the leading professional organisation for practicing Reflexologists and aims to ensure the highest standards of care for the public. I have supported patients suffering from various health conditions with a good rate of success, in particular; women’s health issues (e.g. fertility issues, hormonal imbalance), skin problems, anxiety and stress, digestive disorders and headaches. I am an experienced massage practitioner. I have studied both massage and aromatherapy in Japan and in the UK, where I obtained the ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy and Holistic massage. I also obtained an Advanced Certificate in Deep Tissue Massage, Holistic Medical Massage and Aromatherapy Massage in Pregnancy, and I am a member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFPA)

Treatment is most beneficial in stress related conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, IBS, insomnia, panic attacks etc. They are also beneficial with female complaints such as PMS, menstrual and menopausal problems and infertility.


How to book a massage/reflexology/Herbal consultation?:

1. Please email your preferable day and time slot for your booking to me at least 48 hours before your preferred time or book on the link below.
2. I will check the availability and reply to you asap
3. You will be asked to fill in a Covid-19 health agreement form prior to your appointment (I will send this form with your booking confirmation by email)
4. You will need to complete the form at least 24 hours prior to your booking.
(you will also be asked to fill an initial consultation form if you are new to me, so please let me know when you request a booking)
4. See you at the Sunflower Centre

To book an appointment please go to or email for more information.

Please avoid arriving early to your appointment so there is no crossover and to allow me time to clean and prepare for you.

Thank you so much for your support and understanding.

Kind regards,
Western Medical Herbalist, Aromatherapist, Massage therapist and Reflexologist

  • Western Medical Herbalism

    Herbal medicine can help in maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle, and many herbs have powerful medicinal properties and are used to assist the healing process during illness.
  • Aromatherapy

    A relaxing massage using essential oils to help calm and soothe the nervous system.
  • Aromatherapy Massage

    Aromatherapy Massage

    A relaxing massage using essential oils to help calm and soothe the nervous system.
  • Deep Tissue Massage

    Therapists use manual techniques that focuses on specific areas of tension and pain.
  • Reflexology


    Through the application of gentle pressure to the reflex points of the feet and hands, the reflexologist helps to bring about deep relaxation and stimulates the body’s own healing responses
  • Trigger Point Massage

    Trigger Point Massage

    This therapy covers a variety of different methods that are designed to speed up recovery, relieve tension and help with pain.



£58 – 60 mins

£40 – 30 mins


Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 

View information for all classes, workshops and therapies here.

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