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Embracing Winter

7th June, 2013 Embracing Winter There are many things we can do to make sure Winter is enjoyed, and not just endured. Here are the top things on my list. Move your body Although there is a natural inclination to hibernate during Winter, it is also important to get regular exercise. As well as helping to stop us becoming...
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Chamomile

16th February, 2012 Chamomile Chamomile (Matricaria recutita; Chamomilla recutita) is a herb that has been used since ancient times. Traditionally it was considered to have two specific fields of action: the nervous system and the digestive system. It works particularly well therefore on nervous conditions that affect the digestive system. Chamomile has always been used with children,...
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Herbal Medicine

12th February, 2013 If you have never been to a naturopath, or are new to the naturopathic world, you may be unfamiliar with how we treat. The main modalities I practice are Herbal medicine, and Nutrition. Both are wonderful and effective entities in themselves, but when used therapeutically together, they can be outstanding in their effect...
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Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

  10th July, 2012 These seven words sum up the philosophy of professor and journalist Michael Pollan. On Sunday night Michael Pollan gave a talk for the Wheeler Centre at the Melbourne Town Hall. He was an excellent, entertaining speaker, but I have a feeling his talk was falling on the ears of the already converted. If...
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