Bach Flower remedies

Dr Edward Bach was gripped by an idea that illness arises due to the personality.  He was convinced that the natural state of mankind is health and that this could be reinstated. He was a scientist of the observe and experiment school.  Observation is an ability that...

Echinacea – Cone Flower

The Echinacea plant has long standing in the herbal world as a medicine to assist in fighting infection and boosting the immune system. It is widely found in North America and it forms part of the Daisy family. It was widely used from the 1900 in combating the common...

Hawthorn

‘And every shepherd tells his tale, under the hawthorn in the dale’ John Milton, Allegro. Hawthorn is a thorny shrub, a member of the rosaceae family of the genus crataegus which has hundreds of varieties. The species usually used in medicine is oxyacantha, synonym...

Sambucus – Elderberry

Beliefs There are many varying uses for the Elderberry, some which date back many years. Still today it is used in many therapies for a variety of ailments. Below we will describe some of the varying uses and benefits of this beautiful tree and its lovely berries....

Pulsatilla

Pulsatilla Nigricans…Anenome pulsatilla…The windflower Pulsatilla is often useful in people suffering from hayfever, coughs and colds, conjunctivitis, styes, earaches, travel sickness, sadness, skin eruptions, aching joints, tummy upsets as well as sundry...

Nux Vomica

NUX VOMICA …poison nut – a remedy of spasms cramps and over-sensitivity Nux vomica is a remedy that has many uses where the characteristic picture is present. It has been used to treat people suffering from many and various conditions and pains including...

Holistic and Vital

May the Force Be with You Homoeopathy and acupuncture are ‘holistic’  and ‘vitalistic’ therapies, aimed to correct a disturbed ‘chi’ ‘vital force’ ‘subtle energy’. Really it is a way of thinking and being,...

Eczema

Atopic eczema is very common and often environmental factors or certain foods trigger it. This means that your immune system maybe over reacting to some irritant such as washing powder, dust mites, animal dander etc or you may be having an allergic reaction to some...

Childbirth

The pregnancy programme consists of combinations of the bio-chemical cell salts designed to provide both mother and developing baby with essential elements of nutrition throughout all the stages of pregnancy. The minerals are specially prepared in the 6x potency,...

Beyond Nutrition

When someone mentions nutrition most of us would think about the food we eat. We are all aware that a diet rich in fresh vegetables and other wholesome unprocessed foods is likely to be nutritious and health supporting. No doubt, those of you that are health conscious...

Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are swollen, bluish veins, sometimes with a twisted appearance. They are often on the backs of the legs and frequently accompanied by a sensation of pain, heaviness & restlessness that worsens on standing. Veins contain tiny valves that ensure...

Constipation

Constipation may be of recent onset or chronic and habitual and may relate to life-style changes. It may be accompanied by a variety of other symptoms, often related to digestion. We really need to deal with the ‘cause’ or the ‘whole picture’ to allow the organism to...

Chamomile

Chamomile is an emotional remedy , over-sensitive and irritable, everything is unendurable. Fractious teething children who demand things then hurl them away. It is well established as a children’s remedy but is suitable for adults too with a similar temperament...