Iodine Auckland. You know your body needs all the essential minerals and vitamins to thrive. Much of your food today is devoid of real nutrition. One of the essential micronutrients … Continue reading Iodine: An Essential Micronutrient
It’s been an awesome summer in Auckland, and now the mornings and evenings are cooling and the dryness is arriving. Autumn brings shorter days, the harvesting of crops and preparation for … Continue reading How To Keep Healthy For Winter With Chinese Medicine
What is Menopause? Menopause is defined as the cessation of reproductive ability and cyclic production of ovarian sex steroids due to loss of ovarian function in a woman that produces … Continue reading Menopause Natural Support
Finally the summer, I mean the real summer has hit us! With this everyone has responded with blasting out cool air from every air-conditioning and fan unit possible and me … Continue reading Are Air-Con & Fans Bad?
Now on to the fun stuff, so what do we do to prevent gum and tooth problems in these changed hormonal states? First of all, you need a good dentist … Continue reading Natural Teeth Care For Women 2
Hot. Boiling. Overwhelmed. It’s 37 degrees today, humid and clear. Before you go to sit on your back porch with a cold beer or vino perhaps I can impart some … Continue reading Keep Cool This Summer Heatwave With Chinese Medicine
My friend Margi is a big fan of indoor plants, her house is full of clambering ivy and propagated succulents. Did you know that by having indoor plants in your home … Continue reading Indoor Plants For Qi & Energy
Whiskey is a type of alcohol or spirit, and like most spirits is strong, warming and when consumed in small amount can be beneficial to health. Wine is discussed in … Continue reading Traditional Therapeutic Uses Of Whiskey In Chinese Medicine
Sugar! Ah so addictive! Tastes so good but creates havoc so bad. My mum had my sister and I on a sugar-free diet as kids so we were very robust and … Continue reading Enjoy Sugar In Moderation?
Yesterday I had a terribly phlegmy cough and during a busy day in clinic was struggling to get my words out. A patient kindly reminded me of an Ayurvedic home … Continue reading Black Ginger Tea For Cough With Phlegm
How to reduce phytates in your diet, and how to enjoy delicious health-giving foods to replace them.
How to keep your skeleton and tummy strong and healthy from within.