What Your Body Is Telling You It Wants This Winter

22 May, 2022
Our bodies require certain things from us during the cooler months. According to Chinese medicine, winter is a time of full ‘Yin’, meaning more quiet, inward activities are required. It’s also Kidney time, which means that by abiding by what…
Do-It-Yourself Winter Health Tips

Do-It-Yourself Winter Health Tips

13 May, 2022
Winter is approaching and it’s a time our bodies are adapting to changes in environment. With this, there’s a tendency to hibernate indoors and develop a greater appetite for more comforting and richer foods. Here are some tips to help…
Spicy Coconut Chicken Soup

IMMUNE BOOSTING RECIPE: Spicy Coconut Chicken Soup

1 May, 2022
  This is one of our all time favourite winter warming soups! It is packed with immune building herbs and spices such as ginger, turmeric, chilli and garlic. Once you’ve made up the spice paste it is a quick process,…
Carrot Orange Ginger Soup

Your Immune Boosting Meal Plan

1 May, 2022
This time of year, when the weather gets a little colder outside it’s a good idea to make a conscious effort to up your intake of fresh fruit and vegetables that help nourish your immune system and give your body…

Natural Antivirals

2 Feb, 2022
In these current times, we must use every weapon in our arsenal against invasive viruses, including often-overlooked natural remedies with antiviral properties. As is also the case with pharmaceutical agents, natural approaches have not been shown to stop an aggressive…

Your Winter Medicine Cabinet

by Tracey Loiterton, Naturopath. With winter upon us it is often a time when we can succumb to opportunistic illness. It is important time to support and nurture the immune system with essential immune boosting nutrients and plant based medicines.…

Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease Naturally

2 May, 2015
Inflammatory bowel disease, most commonly manifesting as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, affects approximately 1 million Australians. It is one of over a hundred autoimmune Illnesses, in which the body’s defense forces (immune system) mistakenly attacks the body—in this case…
Chinese Medicine

Treating Psoriasis and Eczema Naturally

2 May, 2015
Both eczema and psoriasis involve skin inflammation which can be fairly noticeable. Because of this, many people tend to confuse the two skin conditions, but in reality they are completely different. In acupuncture, we tend to view conditions on the…

Natural Treatments For Lupus

2 May, 2015
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years.…