It doesn’t matter what your addiction is, drinking, drugs, gambling or even social media, natural treatment goals are similar across the board; to address any physical damage done, to nourish and protect the brain and increase the brain chemicals that are often lacking such as GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) which calms our nervous system, Read More

Sounds like an odd question to ask but if you are struggling with brain fog or poor memory, suffering from mood disorders such as anxiety and depression or even psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, chances are you have neuroinflammation which is just a fancy way of saying inflammation and oxidative stress in the brain, Read More

Infused Oils are an easy and effective introduction to the world of herbs in your own home, allowing you to start taking responsibility for your own health and that of your family. You can even use some herbs you have growing in the garden. Infused oils are most amendable to herbs which have properties, Read More

At this time in Australia we do not have mandatory registration of natural therapists such as naturopaths, herbalists and naturopathic nutritionists. Registration is voluntary.  It is a way to ensure that practitioners have adequate qualifications Please follow and like us:

New research presented at the European League Against Rheumatism has alarming consequences for fertility. Women with mild musculoskeletal pain were treated with three different non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) for 10 days and then tested for ovulation. Compared to a 100% ovulation rate in the control group only 6.3% to 27.3% of the test, Read More

Sometimes in clinic I may either get you to request your GP to order certain tests or I may order certain functional tests myself. As the latter are not bulk billed I usually reserve these for clients I feel will absolutely benefit from testing or those who have plateaued in their treatment results. The, Read More

One of the most common questions I get asked by my clients is what can I eat to sweeten my food instead of sugar? This gives you some indication of just how addictive sugar is. The thought of going on a sugar free diet is just too much to bear.  The blame can be, Read More

Garlic! The food we love to avoid for it’s odor producing properties but of all the times of the year now is the time to consume it. Not the bland, white odorless varieties shipped in from overseas either but the pungent, locally grown varieties for their sulfur containing compounds such as thiosulfinates and sulfoxides which not, Read More

New research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease demonstrates that a type of cocoa called lavado cocoa extract may be protective against Alzheimer’s Disease. Mice were genetically engineered to induce the disease and then fed three different types of cocoa including lavado which is miminally processed and is rich in antioxidants called polyphenols., Read More

Practitioner Only Products (POPs) are literally products that can only be prescribed by practitioners of the naturopathic modalities such as Naturopaths, Nutritionists and Herbalists. The reason they are restricted to these professions is because they are products which contain ingredients in higher amounts and/or in more bio-available (you absorb more into your bloodstream or, Read More