A to Z of Staying Healthy

A to Z of Staying Healthy Good, good livin’ Good health can be defined as a state of balance and optimum function of body, mind and spirit. This state depends on various factors including a healthy diet, regular exercise, good quality sleep, rest and relaxation, creative stimulus, emotional health and spiritual expression. Read More

A to Z of Therapies

A – Z of Therapies There may be times when you need a little extra help from Mother Nature. Here, we look look at some of the more commonly used remedies and include tips on the best way to prepare and use each type. Read More

Acne

Myths about acne Acne Signs and Symptoms Spots of various size, colour and appearance form on the face, neck, chest and back. Whole areas of skin can be affected, damaging self-esteem and confidence and making the sufferer self-conscious. Causes The most common cause is hormonal changes that stimulate oil production in the sebaceous (oil-producing) glands of the skin. Together with dead skin Read More

Aconitum Napellus

Aconitum Napellus (Aco. or Aconite) Pattern of symptoms: chills and fever, sweat and palpitations, pain, feelings of fear, anxiety, shock; symptoms begin suddenly, are acute or at an early stage and are triggered by exposure to cold, dry winds. Common uses: coughs, colds, sore throats, earache, teething, chest complaints, cystitis, eye inflammations, early stages of chickenpox, mumps or measles, Read More

Acupressure Points

Acupressure Points   What is it? Use this self-help tool to relieve headaches and nausea. Following the same principles as acupuncture, this simple self-help technique can be used to relieve headaches and nausea.Acupressure involves applying pressure with the fingertips or thumb on points along the body’s acupuncture meridians. It’s believed to balance the flow of vital energy (‘chi’) and promote health. Read More

Agnus Castus

Agnus Castus Agnus Castus   Vitex agnus castus Also known as: chaste berry Source: fresh or dried berries. Actions: hormone regulator, progesterone-like effect. Therapeutic uses: menstrual irregularity, PMS (breast swelling and tenderness, mood swings, for example), menopause, promotes breast milk in nursing mothers, boosts fertility. Typical preparation: tablets, liquid tincture. Contraindications: not recommended during pregnancy. Avoid if taking progesterone drugs. Read More

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