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Settling into life on the North Shore of Auckland, I see the landscape is littered with gorgeous feijoa trees. I remember my Italian granny, “Nonna” insisting on eating these weird … Continue reading Benefits of the Feijoa Fruit
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Congee or jok is a type of rice porridge that is prescribed in Chinese medicine to help one recover from sickness. So when Chinese people feel sick, they will whip … Continue reading Congee Recipe: Sick Food
Admiring this stunning rose today made me think of the herb mei gui hua or dried rose buds (rosa rugosa) that are used in Chinese medicine often for women’s health, … Continue reading Wild Rose🌹: helps Pain, Beauty & PMS
Gua sha (Chinese: 刮痧; pinyin: guā shā) translates to “scraping sha-bruises”. It is a key treatment in traditional Chinese medicine where a clay spoon or tool is used to scrape … Continue reading Benefits & Actions of Gua Sha (Spooning)
With so many struggling with fertility we can delve back to the roots and origins of this. How did something as connecting, loving and fun like having sex with your … Continue reading Sex, Connection and Fertility
The old adage goes you lose one tooth for every baby… what! 😭. Unfortunately when a woman goes through any major hormonal change, this affects her gums and teeth. Changes in … Continue reading Natural teeth care: during IVF, pregnancy, post-partum & menopause
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 Let Them Eat Cake: Enjoy Sugar In Moderation
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 … Continue reading Best Fertility Food: Uovo Batutto
What Is Moxa? Moxibustion (moxa) is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy involving the downy substance of a dried herb known as mugwort; Artemisia vulgaris. In Japanese it is called mo kusa, … Continue reading What is Moxa and How Does it Work?