immune system

How Neti pots can clear your sinus problems

With increasing pollution and chemicals in our environment, there is an enormous rise in the number of people who suffer from various forms of nasal congestion and respiratory illnesses. Your nasal passages have a mechanism of hairs and mucous membranes that are intended to catch and restrain foreign entities from entering your body. This [...]

By |2019-02-06T12:12:31+11:00September 2nd, 2018|Immunity Allergies Colds Flu|1 Comment

10 Great reasons to try Acupuncture

If you need an excuse to have a treatment, other than it makes you feel fantastic, here are 10 Top to Toe terrific reasons to call your local practitioner and make an appointment today! 1. Breathe - Spring is here. Do you get hay fever, sinusitis or nasal congestion? Does your partner complain about your snoring? In controlled studies it has [...]

By |2019-02-06T12:16:37+11:00November 13th, 2017|Traditional Chinese Medicine|0 Comments

Immune Boosting Porridge

This healthy fusion of Chinese herbs and good old fashioned porridge has been adapted from a wonderful cook book called Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen. It is a wonderful way to introduce warmer breakfasts into your diet as the autumn weather cools down. Autumn is also the ideal time to start boosting your immunity before the [...]

By |2019-05-01T12:55:29+10:00May 8th, 2017|Healing Power of Food|2 Comments

5 great tips for managing hay fever this spring

Spring is upon us with the equinox due around September 21st. For many this marks the beginning of hay fever season and an unpleasant time ahead. As well as the arrival of spring, increasing pollution and chemicals in our environment is leading to a rise in the number of people who suffer various forms [...]

By |2018-09-19T12:23:44+10:00September 15th, 2016|Immunity Allergies Colds Flu, Seasonal Healing|2 Comments

Can acupuncture really help with Type 2 Diabetes?

April 7, 2016 is World Health Day and this year the theme is "Beat Diabetes". Insulin is the hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood. When your body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin or gradually loses the capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas the result is Type [...]

By |2017-02-25T10:55:03+11:00April 23rd, 2016|Digestive Health & Weight Loss|3 Comments

Your health in the Year of the Monkey

Feb 8, 2016 is the start of the Chinese Year of the Yang Red Fire Monkey. The Monkey is a strong Metal energy so this year will feel autumnal. There will be a sense of turning inwards and letting go and, according to Chinese medicine, metal governs organization, communication, setting limits, and protecting boundaries. Yang [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:51+11:00January 27th, 2016|Astrology|0 Comments

How to Alkalise for Great Health – Part III

People often ask for an easy detox you can do between Christmas and New Year so that you are bursting with energy for all that the new year has to offer. Try to find at least 10 days around this time when you can do the following and you’ll feel fantastic Swap out acidic red [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:51+11:00January 5th, 2016|Healing Power of Food|1 Comment

How to Alkalize for Great Health – Part II

Part I of this topic was written many years ago and recently reposted because of the interest in this topic by Marie Claire Australia. I thought I would take the opportunity of Festive season indulgences to expand upon the idea of how you could start 2016 feeling fantastic.   The bottom line is that it  is important [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:52+11:00December 22nd, 2015|Healing Power of Food|1 Comment

SKIN HEALTH – inner and outer beauty

Skin problems reflect a deeper underlying imbalance within your body as well as problems at the surface of your body. According to Chinese medicine, when a chronic condition has settled in your skin, it is an indication that your general health has been compromised for quite some time so be patient as you work [...]

By |2019-02-27T11:02:41+11:00October 15th, 2014|Skin Health|0 Comments