Science-Backed Remedies for Inflammation, Pain and Arthritis

Patients diagnosed with inflammation, pain and arthritis are commonly prescribed Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAID’s). Waiting lists for common surgeries like hip replacements are now longer than ever, causing misery for many. Unfortunately while patients wait, medical conditions deteriorate, pain increases and quality of life is diminished. Inflammation can effect any of the joints and it … Continued

Silent Inflammation – Brian Lamb, Medical Herbalist

We usually associate inflammation with an injury to the skin such as a cut, scrape or bruise when we see redness and swelling and experience pain. This is a normal protective reaction. However, it is less commonly known that inflammation is at the root of all disease — from the common cold right through to … Continued

Andrographis for Immunity, Inflammation, Infections and More

Andrographis paniculata is a herb native to India, traditionally known as the “King of Bitters”. Used for centuries Andrographis is a bitter tasting plant, giving us an insight in to its support for the liver. It is the perfect choice where someone complains of poor gut health.  Symptoms of gas, bloating and bubbling are a … Continued

The Healing Capacity of the Vagus Nerve

It is common to hear people talk about ‘gut feelings’, ‘gut reactions’, or perhaps a ‘feeling in the gut’, and you will probably at some point have experienced butterflies before a stressful event or after an upsetting encounter. You may be surprised to know that the gut has as many neurons as the spinal cord … Continued

Soothing Vitamin C Drink

  THE DRINK This is one of my go to beverages to ease inflammation, soothe the nerves, help the liver do its job and keep stress hormones down. This soothing Vitamin C drink is wonderful for this time of year too. It just feels good. Oranges contain Vitamin C, Magnesium, fibre, protein, Potassium, Phosphorus, Calcium, … Continued

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