Healthy Diet

Looking after yourself through colds and flus!

Written by Pip Atherstone-Reid, Acupuncturist and co-owner of Kundalini House Often we find that during winter or when the seasons change we become more susceptible to colds and flus.  We are offered the flu vaccine, cold and flu tablets and decongestants but are they really the answer for most of us?  Do they nourish us [...]

Post Natal Recovery

As I sit poised over the computer trying to think of a way to inspire new mums to really slow down and genuinely allow for recovery after having their new babies, I reflect on my own postnatal time. My new little boy, Junah, is now nearly one and even with my training and experience looking after postnatal [...]

A Chinese Medicine Approach To Stress & Emotional Health

Stress is an inevitable part of today’s modern lifestyle. Whether it is a result of work pressures, relationship problems, financial worries or other aspects of your life, one thing is clear – if it builds up excessively it affects both your emotional and physical well-being. How Stress Affects The Body Stress has long been the [...]

By |2018-05-17T12:56:12+10:00August 9th, 2012|Healthy Diet, Traditional Chinese Medicine|1 Comment

Supporting yourSelf through detoxification

Like the rest of us, you probably feel a little bit sluggish and bloated after over-indulging through the Christmas/New Year period.  You might have stacked on a few kilos or you could be surviving on caffeine to get you through the day.  It might be time for a bit of a Detox to recharge the [...]

BioCeuticals – Our Pick of the Month B12

BioCeuticals B12 comes in a nifty liquid spray which means that it’s more easily absorbed in the body.  Studies have shown that this oral method of taking B12 can be as effective as the B12 injection.  The delicious minty flavour also means that there is no problem with actually wanting to take it! In a [...]

Food for the Brain – Omega 3 DHA

The Western diet has changed a lot in the last 20 to 50 years, not only with the choices we make about what to eat, but how the food is grown and manufactured. Increasingly our soils are being depleted of essential minerals and our food is heavily processed which robs it even more. The animals [...]

12 Simple Tips for Healthy Eating

By Pip Atherstone Reid Use Quality Ingredients: Eating fresh Vegetables and Meats regularly are important.  Locally grown, seasonal organic foods are the best.  Find fresh foods at your local farmers   market or order in a box of vegetables from your local market. Eat regularly: Irregular, erratic mealtimes and skipping meals disrupts digestion. Eat lightly: Overeating [...]

BioCeuticals Adrenoplex

“Adrenoplex is comprehensive herbal and nutritional formula designed to support healthy adrenal function.   It may assist in relieving nervous tension, stress and mild anxiety.  By supporting the maintenance of healthy adrenal function, Adrenoplex may assist in overcoming fatigue and provide support during mentally and physically demanding circumstances.” (BioCeuticals 2009) Adrenoplex is made up of the [...]

By |2018-03-28T13:49:24+10:00October 27th, 2011|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Product Review|0 Comments

Cantharis

Cantharis is made from the potent poison found in Lytta Vesicatoria or more commonly known as Spanish Fly or Blister Beetle.  This poison can affect the urinary tract by creating burning sensations or when coming into direct contact with the skin can create blisters. When using a homeopathic remedy, the ‘law of similars is applied.  [...]

By |2017-05-25T12:13:40+10:00October 26th, 2011|Healthy Diet, Homeopathy, Product Review|0 Comments