In both TCM and Japanese style acupuncture, disease is seen as an imbalance in the organ system or Qi meridians, and the goal of any remedy or treatment is to assist the body in re-establishing its innate harmony. Disease can be caused by internal factors like emotions, external factors like the environment and weather, and […]Like this post? Please share the love!
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1 – Essential Oil antiseptic blend – for cold, flu, sinus congestion, stuffy nose and headache. Add to water : Eucalyptus oil 5 drops Lavender oil 5 drops Peppermint oil 3 drops Tea Tree Oil 3 drops *Use to inhale over a bowl of steaming hot water: Place oils into a litre of boiling hot […]Like this post? Please share the love!
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, we believe our bodies have a type of Qi, or energy called “Wei Qi”. Wei Qi is our protective Qi and is located on the surface of the body. You can think of Wei Qi as the immune system – its job is to keep out invaders such as harmful viruses […]Like this post? Please share the love!
We are often told that allergies and allergic asthma are inherited disorders and that there is probably nothing that can be done about our children developing them as they grow up. Well, the more we learn about genetics, the more we are coming to realise that genes can be switched on or off due to […]Like this post? Please share the love!
Having difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep can be very frustrating and becomes draining over time. Here are some safe, easy and tried and true strategies for getting you the deep, restful slumber that your body so desires: Avoid stimulating activities at night time – this includes working (!), playing on your phone, watching TV […]Like this post? Please share the love!
Many people experience symptoms of low thyroid function despite their blood tests showing that everything is normal. Generally, thyroid screening tests such as TSH will only pick up the more serious cases of thyroid disease, but even mild dysfunction and sub-clinical hypothyroidism can cause debilitating symptoms such as fatigue, low mood and stubborn weight problems. […]Like this post? Please share the love!
7 Swaps to go Gluten Free…. Have you been asked to trial a gluten free diet, or recently been diagnosed as gluten intolerant? Sometimes making changes to your daily food choices can become overwhelming. Unfortunately, a common thing that happens when a new diet comes into “fashion” is that the market responds with a myriad […]Like this post? Please share the love!
There’s nothing like warm apple pie on a cold winters evening! Here is a healthier gluten free take on a classic that is just as good if not better than the original. PASTRY (have all ingredients at room temperature) 2 ¼ cups gluten free flour eg. Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Baking flour ¼ […]Like this post? Please share the love!
Are you at the type of person that is at the café for a piece of cake every afternoon at 3pm? Or perhaps you can’t finish a meal without having a sugary treat. Some of us think about sugar all day long! And no doubt the media has taught you that sugar is the crack cocaine of […]Like this post? Please share the love!
What’s so great about MATCHA? Matcha is a fine bright green powdered form of specially grown and processed green tea, Camellia sinensis. Historically this tea was used by Japanese Zen monks in the 8th century, as a ceremonial drink for its calming and clarity inducing properties. The really great thing about green tea, and particularly […]Like this post? Please share the love!