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Post Viral Fatigue – How to restore your energy

Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome, Commonly abbreviated as PVFS, the continuing state of fatigue that often follows many different viral infections may be associated with the aftermath of glandular fever, yet can follow in the wake of many different viral issues, including the nasty viruses of the last 2 months here in NZ.  If the condition …

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Going Camping – here are some first aid remedies to take with you

Summer first aid for those going camping – here are some remedies to take with you Aconite – Ailments from fright both psychological and environmental. Symptoms occur suddenly after exposure to dramatic changes in our physical environment or, after frightening experiences producing nightmares or flashbacks. Symptoms  such as sniffles, croup, earaches and fever can have their cause in excess sun or cold …

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Naturopathy and herbal medicine

Get to know our qualified medical herbalist and naturopath The healing properties of  naturopathy and herbal medicine have developed by humans for over 3000 years and approximately seventy five percent of the world’s population still relies on traditional plant use in medical treatment. A naturopath or medical herbalist will prescribe herbs to work together for each person correcting …

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Tummy bugs. Tips on how to avoid and some natural remedies.

Tummy bugs can wreak havoc on your gut’s delicate ecosystem, which has more healthy bacteria of many differing strains than all the other cells in the body put together. A healthy ecosystem within your digestive tract ensures the breakdown of food for nourishment, cell repair and a powerful immune system. When your ecosystem is damaged from …

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What Exactly Is Herbalism?

Herbalism is a mysterious area of natural medicine. You wouldn’t be blamed if it immediately brings to mind a vision of gnarled old women foraging for spiky little plants for yucky brown potions.   While the brown potions are definitely a ‘thing’, Herbalism today is far from that primitive image. The industry is booming, with …

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Cool Tips to avoid dehyration for a Very Hot Summer!

Its a very hot summer and many of us are suffering from symptoms of dehydration. Here are some thoughts on why staying hydrated is so very important! From infants to the elderly, symptoms of dehydation can include tiredness and fatigue and may seem unrelated to insomnia, irregular heart beats, headaches, cramp and muscle pain. These …

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Get rid of your pot belly

Is your pot belly making you tired and heavy? With some understanding of the causes, some essential lifestyle changes and specific supplements, you can be in those stubbies by christmas looking like a healthy man instead of humpty dumpty or “Dad Bod”. Just in case, this article is very applicable to children, teens, women and …

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