Mind Your Health

Workshops for Carers of the Elderly

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A service for the Hastings area which could benefit many carers of the elderly. These workshops are currently running in Port Macquarie and Wauchope for carers of the elderly. Carers of the elderly face particulars challenges and are often alone in this process. It’s often difficult for carers to receive the support they need to […]

Latest News

New website up and running

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My new website is up and running. After having all our websites hacked it was a just a reminder for me to update my online presence, bigger, better and with a more information. The new addition is the HERBS FOR BEES blogs; watch us build our amazing herbal bee garden on our 5 acre permaculture […]

Food As Your Medicine

Beetroot & Blood pressure

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Traditional the naturopathic medicinal use for any purple vegetable was to help improve circulation and oxygenation of the cells. Today modern scientific studies are indicating that this may be true. A study has shown that Beetroot juice can help lower blood pressure when eaten as part of a normal healthy diet. In this study Australian […]

Herbs

Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

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A bee magnet herb with beautiful mauve/purple spiked flower. This is one of the herbs I am growing for our bee herb garden. Main use is to make a herbal tea from the leaves for a cold, cough and sore throat.

Homoeopathy

Nux vomica

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Nux vom is one of the mostly commonly used remedies by Homoeopaths. It is used in both acute conditions and long term health issues The most common uses are; Nux is pre-eminently the remedy for many of the conditions incident to modern life. An excellent acute remedy it’s most common use is for digestive upset, […]

Mind Your Health

Personalities more likely to eat their greens

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A new study may indicate that our personality plays into our eating habits. Young adults who are open and extroverted tend to eat more fruits and vegetables. The personality trait of “openess to experience” was the lead predictor of higher fruit and vegetable consumption. The second highest personality trait predictor was being more extroverted and […]