How to ensure a good vaccine response

The Australian Government is suggesting that it can end lockdowns and start to reopen its borders once 80% of the population is vaccinated. In order to fight off infection or generate good protection against a disease following vaccination your immune system needs to be functioning optimally. Whenever you are schedule to receive any vaccine [...]

By |2021-09-04T11:48:03+10:00September 4th, 2021|Immunity Allergies Colds Flu|0 Comments

Tonifying Herbal Pear Soup

Autumn has arrived and the weather is cooling down. I love driving up to my clinic in the mountains and seeing the trees ablaze in reds and golds. Autumn is the season when we need to be looking after our lungs and supporting our immunity before the winter cold and flu season begins and [...]

By |2021-08-12T12:03:52+10:00April 7th, 2021|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

Keep calm and stay well

It’s hard to open any email or Facebook post these days and not see something about COVID-19. Everyone is in a state of panic and finding it hard to think rationally. Yes, this is a condition that must be taken seriously, however, it is also important to remember that fear and panic are stress [...]

By |2021-09-28T17:53:50+10:00March 19th, 2020|Immunity Allergies Colds Flu|0 Comments

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 |2021-06-05T10:27:57+10:00September 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 - Do you get hay fever, sinusitis or nasal congestion? Does your partner complain about your snoring? In controlled studies it has [...]

By |2021-08-17T15:06:51+10:00November 13th, 2017|Traditional Chinese Medicine|0 Comments

Immune Supporting 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 supporting your immunity before the [...]

By |2021-04-28T14:53:44+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 |2021-09-01T13:25:12+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 [...]

By |2021-09-28T17:58:15+10:00April 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. [...]

By |2021-02-20T14:20:47+11:00January 27th, 2016|Astrology|0 Comments