Treating sinusitis naturally with herbs and acupuncture

Learn about treating sinusitis with acupuncture and Chinese herbs.

Butter is a superfood hero💫

I seriously can't believe how many people still think butter is bad for you!!! They say it is fattening or unhealthy. Butter is SO delicious and nutritious it should be in everyone's fridge for good health. My favourite butter and the best I believe available in Melbourne is made by the biodynamic cows of Paris … Continue reading Butter is a superfood hero💫

Gut health & immunity: kefir, curd & benefits

The weather is often hot then cold in Melbourne and many people are consequently suffering from cold, flu and poor immunity at the moment as I'm sure you're aware! Enter kefir or fermented milk as super probiotic to replenish your gut bacteria and restore immunity. The theory is that if you are getting sick all … Continue reading Gut health & immunity: kefir, curd & benefits

How to relax at night 😴

If you are like me you are probably on your smart phone right now! It's time to drift off and avoiding technology and screens can help us relax and wind down to get sleepy. Make sure the lights are low, I even find turning the wifi off relaxin just knowing that there is still in … Continue reading How to relax at night 😴

Natural teeth care during IVF, pregnancy, post-partum & menopause: part II

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 and hygienist. Having your teeth cleaned and removed of calculus every six months will prevent tooth decay and gum irritation and recession. Getting adequate rest … Continue reading Natural teeth care during IVF, pregnancy, post-partum & menopause: part II

Bun in the oven: keeping the yang warm for fertility and pregnancy acupuncture

Got to love that phrase, bun in the oven! But these sayings often ring true. As we age the yang, or the warming energy of the body declines and can cause health issues such as cold feet, diarrhoea, bloating, dark under the eyes and exhaustion. A baby needs a warm uterus to grow and thrive, … Continue reading Bun in the oven: keeping the yang warm for fertility and pregnancy acupuncture

Breastfeeding & society: mother of 4 shamed in National Gallery Australia

I was shocked to read that a mother was told to go to the parents room when feeding her baby daughter at the Versaille's exhibition at the National Gallery in Canberra! The security guard approached her indicating it was an issue of decency and modesty. This is outrageous considering that we are in 2017 and … Continue reading Breastfeeding & society: mother of 4 shamed in National Gallery Australia

Top fertility food: uovo sbatutto the jing tonic

Recently I mentioned the benefits of eggs for fertility, especially while you are getting your acupuncture to optimise the benefits of your treatments. My nonna (Italian grandmother) swears by this dish for breakfast to restore and rejuvenate your health if you have been sick or exhausted. Uovo sbatutto translates in Italian to 'beaten egg' in … Continue reading Top fertility food: uovo sbatutto the jing tonic

Acupuncture for C-section scars: improving healing and reducing numbness

Having a caesarean section (c-section) can be a traumatic experience, especially if has been an emergency. Learn more about having a more gentle caesarean here. The good news is that you can help your body to heal well afterwards. Along with resting, eating nourishing foods, doing pelvic floor exercises and taking it easy (yes, that's … Continue reading Acupuncture for C-section scars: improving healing and reducing numbness