Kid-friendly lurgy-busting brew

Here is another excellent home remedy and something we have a lot at home during this time of year. Basically, super-loaded stewed apples that, like the garlic oxymel, can be part of your winter kitchen remedy kit. Rich in Vitamin C, immune-boosting and antimicrobial...

Autumnal eating

As we begin moving into cooler weather here in Sydney, it's a good time to look at what and how you're eating. Different seasons bring with them different foods and flavours - which, interestingly, tend to match our nutritional needs. For example, throughout Autumn...

Does acupuncture hurt? How can it help?

Acupuncture involves needling. It is, after all, acu-PUNCTURE. And this can really freak some people out. I get it, needles aren't fun. Except, I am here to tell you, if they're acupuncture needles. Acupuncture needles are rad. During a treatment, I use super-fine...

Currently loving: Chocolatey Granola

Granola. So good. Full of healthy ingredients. Delicious. A great way to start the day! But don't BUY it you guys! It's so easy to make and can be tailored to your tastes (or whatever you've got on hand at the time - my personal favourite), made much healthier (or...

Done and Dusted

And just like that... only five years after starting a three year Masters program (Lord. I did have a kid and relocate internationally, twice, in that time. Not that I need to justify taking 'longer'. I just, you know, wanted to)... Anyway, I finished. All done! Well....

Herbal Dispensary!

I am SO excited with the arrival of my new herbal medicine dispensary in the clinic! Just LOOK at my face: can't stop smiling! Since the start of the year, I've been referring out for herbal tonics, which has been fine... but it is so much nicer to be able to make...

Drink. Up.

*yawn* I'm doing it again. Hustling people to drink more water. But seriously though, are you drinking enough? When you don't drink enough, you will become dehydrated. Seems obvious, right? But did you know that EVERY system in your body depends on water. It is vital....