Dryness Relief with Sea Buckthorn

You only have to look at the deep orange hue of Sea Buckthorn to know it must offer some amazing healing properties. But not just the berries, there is a huge range of bioactive chemicals in its leaves, roots and seeds. Traditional medicine has promoted the use of Sea Buckthorn for centuries. Documents detail Alexander … Continued

5 Ways to Regain Sense of Smell After Covid

Losing your sense of smell or taste can really impact daily life but there are treatments available to help regain these senses again! Anosmia is a challenging disease but finding treatment options may lead to resolving this condition. The natural ability to smell is taken for granted. Scents evoke memories and bring us joy and … Continued

IBS – Symptoms, Diet and Solutions

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is one of the most common digestive complaints. Stress, poor diet, food intolerances, dysbiosis and pharmaceutical drugs all contribute to this growing health complaint.   Defining IBS According to recent diagnostic criteria IBS can be diagnosed when a patient complains of recurrent abdominal pain associated with defecation and or change of … Continued

Ray Peat’s Thyroid Boosting Carrot Salad

A raw carrot salad to support digestive, hormone and thyroid health “Endotoxin formed in the bowel can block respiration and cause hormone imbalances contributing to instability of the nerves, so it is helpful to optimize bowel flora, for example with a carrot salad; a dressing of vinegar, coconut oil and olive oil, carried into the … Continued

12 Signs You Might Have Parasites

Parasitic infections are more common than you might think. The thought of it can make you feel a bit queasy but as Ed Yong in his book ‘I Contain Multitudes states’, “Even when we are alone, we are never alone.” If you have a pet or are a lover of sushi, both can make you … Continued

Natural Remedies for Shingles

Shingles is a viral infection of the nerve fibres produced by the same virus that causes chickenpox. The virus is noted by the appearance of clusters of painful blisters. These often appear where the affected nerves end, usually showing up on one side of the body, often on the trunk or face. Shingles often signals … Continued


Men’s health is quite often sidelined. We assume that they are tough and resilient, the stronger sex, and in some ways they are. But like women, with their unique makeup, they face health trials and worries. Sadly suicide remains as the most common cause of death in men between the ages of 20-49 in the … Continued

The Great Mimicker – Ileocecal Valve Syndrome

The ileocecal valve (ICV) is a sphincter muscle in the digestive tract. It opens and closes to allow digested food to pass from the small intestine to the large intestine. If you draw an imaginary diagonal line from your right hip to your belly button, you will find it about two-thirds of the way. Pressing … Continued

Take Heart

The heart. The organ of life. Located in the centre of the chest, an adult heart measuring about the size of a clenched fist. In 1653 the English physician William Harvey said: “The heart is situated at the 4th and 5th ribs. Therefore [it is] the principal part because [it is in] the principal place, … Continued

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