Essendon Natural Health

Essendon Natural Health

True Health is more than an absence of disease; it is a state of physical, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing. At Essendon Natural Health, we are dedicated towards inspiring, educating and supporting you to live healthier and happier lives.

About the Clinic

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Essendon Natural Health

Essendon Natural Health is located in the heart of Essendon in Melbourne’s inner north west in the beautiful heritage listed 1890 Pioneer Store building. It was founded by Acupuncturist & Herbalist Robert Gentile, who wanted to create a warm, professional, and inviting¬†healing space to host a range of natural medicine professionals whose focus is solely on a particular area of health.

Our aim is to have you see the right professional who understands your condition inside and out. We have practitioners who have a clinical focus on working with specific conditions and their symptoms.

Our unique service draws on timed tested traditional natural therapies combined with the latest scientific research, investigations and testing. We offer a range of natural treatments to achieve these goals. We strongly believe in the integration of care, working with your General Practitioner and/or medical specialists, to achieve the best outcome possible.

If you would like to make an appointment to see one of our healthcare professionals, please contact our friendly reception staff on (03) 9337 8572 or simply book an appointment online here.

Focused Care

Essendon Natural Health clinic focused care

Focused Care

At Essendon Natural Health, one of our key aims is to provide our patients with access to highly trained natural medicine practitioners who have a clinical focus in a particular area of health. We offer the following focused care plans:


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We offer a range of natural therapies in Essendon including Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Osteopathy, Naturopathy, Hypnotherapy, Holistic Healing, Myotherapy and Massage Therapy from friendly, passionate healthcare professionals who are well respected and have a high level of education in their chosen fields.

Natural Fertitlity & IVF Support

Natural Fertility Essendon and Moonee Ponds

Natural Conception & IVF Support

At Essendon Natural Health, Clinical Director Robert Gentile has a clinical focus on working with patients with fertility, pregnancy, IVF, and women’s health related concerns. He has over a decades experience in this area.

Robert incorporates the latest scientific research into his treatments and combines these with traditional, holistic approaches. He has a good professional relationship with particular gynaecologists, obstetricians and reproductive specialists in Melbourne. He is supported by two wonderful practitioners, Lachlan and Alicia.

Robert completed his clinical internship in the Gynaecology department of Shanghai Shu Guang Hospital and went on to complete further training in natural fertility and IVF support. Robert is an active member of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA).

Many health practitioners may recommend acupuncture as an adjunct treatment that may assist with IVF treatment. There is continuing research about how acupuncture can assist with the effectiveness of IVF treatment and you should consult your practitioner on how acupuncture may be able to help you.

For more information, please feel free to contact the clinic or call our friendly reception staff on 03 9337 8572.


Our Team

At Essendon Natural health, we are extremely proud of the strong calibre of our team. Our health practitioners are highly qualified in their chosen fields, are members of leading industry associations and specialise in particular health issues to ensure the highest possible level of care.

Robert Gentile Acupuncturist Essendon

Robert Gentile

Robert is a passionate, warm, experienced Acupuncturist & Herbalist who has an extensive knowledge of natural medicine. He has a clinical focus on working with patients with fertility, IVF, pregnancy, and women's health related concerns. He is the Clinical Director of Essendon Natural Health.

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Rose Gentile

Rose is renowned for her gifted abilities and healings; attracting people throughout metro and regional Victoria. She is dedicated to the growth, development, and transformation of the people she works with.

Alicia Grinter

Alicia is a friendly and caring Acupuncturist & Nutritionist. She has a clinical focus on women's and family health, as well as digestive health and nutrition.

Natalie Earles

Natalie Earles

Natalie is an empathetic and caring Clinical Naturopath who creates a relaxed and non-judgemental environment for her clients. She has a special interest in the management of skin conditions and digestive disturbances.

Natalie Gibson

Natalie Gibson is a kind and warm hearted Clinical Naturopath. She has a friendly and non judgemental approach to health with a particular interest in gut health, autoimmunity and thyroid concerns.

Sonia Millett

Sonia Millett

Sonia Millett is an experienced, caring and dedicated practitioner who is committed to achieving the best clinical results possible for every patient.  She is an acupuncturist and Chinese (TCM) herbalist with a focus on working with couples with fertility concerns, during IVF and throughout pregnancy. She is very experienced with pain management.

Osteopath Essendon Melbourne

Dr. Amy Ly (Osteopath)

Amy is a warm, passionate osteopath known for her thoroughness and attention to detail. Helping her patients in a professional and caring manner is a key priority. Amy has a special interest in treating musculoskeletal presentations including neck pain, back pain, jaw pain, headaches, and women's health, including pregnancy related concerns.

Eden Rochester

Eden is an experienced Clinical Myotherapist and Pilates Instructor with a focus on chronic conditions, pain and injury management. She has a special interest in treating TMJ/jaw pain, headaches and neck pain. She is experienced in the management of many pain related concerns, from back pain to tennis elbow and more.




Essendon Natural Health

Reception Hours

  • Monday: 9am-6pm
  • Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 7pm
  • Friday: 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 12pm
  • Sunday: Closed
Getting Here