The Life Rituals Acupuncture & Herb Clinic in the heart of Oakham offers patients a fully personalised health assessment, which includes lab testing in combination with acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and nutritional advice.

For patients re-ordering vitamin supplements please go to our supplements page with your password at the ready.

Opening Times

  • We are open Monday – Friday except:
  • We are closed on Wednesdays
  • Late appointments are available on Mondays


For appointments call 01572 868579 or email


For directions and parking see the Contact page

Our waiting room

Treatment Costs

1 hour 15 minutes first appointment / consultation Includes review of current medication / supplements / diet and blood tests (please bring these along to your appt).
45 minutes Acupuncture only
£56 (no pre paid bundle)
Acupuncture Bundle (minimum of 4 sessions paid upfront)
£50 per session (saving £24 per 4 treatments)
30 minutes Herbal Medicine only
£60 (follow ups monthly)
Lab results Interpretation & Nutritional PlanThese include in depth digestive analysis/hormonal and nutritional vitamin and mineral tests. These are decided and agreed upon during consultation and are individual to each patient’s conditions.

Gynaecology Treatment Packages

Twelve week female foundation acupuncture programme (12 sessions)
£733.20 (including 1h 15min initial consultation)
Twelve week male foundation acupuncture programme (12 sessions)
£733.20 (including 1h 15min initial consultation)
Acupuncture IVF programme (6 acu sessions)
£416.40 (includes a consultation)
Acupuncture IUI programme (6 acu sessions)
£416.40 (includes a consultation)
Pregnancy programme (10 acu sessions)
£618 (includes a consultation)

PLEASE NOTE: Appointments cancelled within 24 hrs will be charged.

Jo George has over 20 years of professional experience in the fields of traditional acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Since the beginning of her career, Jo has been constantly expanding her expert knowledge through professional research and studies in the UK, China and Australia.

Jo specialises in individualised tailored treatments for a wide range of health conditions, using evidence based research. She has a particular interest in gynaecology and infertility.

If you are looking for specific information about certain health problems then please read some of Jo’s patient testimonials, which cover a wide range of health issues she has treated successfully including: Digestive issues, headaches, migraines, insomnia, depression, anxiety, male & female infertility, IVF support, musculo-skeletal problems such as arthritis, back and knee pain, cardio vascular problems including high blood pressure, cholesterol and also gynaecology complications from birth to menopause.

Jo has also written a number of helpful articles over the years which have received extensive local and national media coverage. To read patient testimonials, view research and see the many conditions which Jo can give treatments for, go to

Jo George

MBAc; MSc (dist) CHM; BSc (Hons)

Traditional Chinese Medicine & Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner Insured member of The British Acupuncture Council and Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine


Listen to Jo’s patient as she discusses her experience of using acupuncture and herbal medicine for joint and muscle pain, and how it helped her get off of HRT medication and cope with night sweats.

For her sleepless nights she used Jo’s unique herbal tea Life Rituals Organic Bedtime Tea

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