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Cauliflower and Leek Soup

A gluten/dairy free soup, perfect for cold days and easy to prepare, brought to you by Nutritionist, Naturopath and Herbalist, Pamela Nelson. Ingredients: I head of cauliflower 1 large or 2 small leeks sliced 2 cloves of garlic 2 TBS of extra virgin olive oil Pinch of Himalayan salt and black pepper 1 litre of […]

A-Z of Immune Support

Your immune system is a network of organs, tissues, and cells that work together to keep you healthy by fighting off harmful bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Your immune system acts as an interface between your body and the things you encounter (germs, bacteria’s etc) that can make you sick. When your immune system is compromised, it’s […]

An Acupuncturist’s Take on Acupuncture and Immunity

This paragraph from this article* by Liang et al. summarises my understanding of acupuncture and it’s possible effect on immunity. “The characteristic that acupuncture enhances resistance is closely related with the immune system, which functions in defense, homeostasis, and surveillance. More and more research has revealed that acupuncture can regulate immunity, for example, to enhance […]

Take control of your Brain Health with Acupuncture

For many Australians, Dementia is an encroaching fear in our senior years. Australians are self-confident, self-sufficient and highly educated. Hence, the notion of losing control of our own actions and thoughts is widely dreaded. This is why it is critical for us to start taking care of our health in antecessum for healthier and fuller […]

Acupuncture for cancer rehabilitation

Cancer is one of the leading health burdens in Australia (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2020). For most people, the news of cancer diagnosis is quite devastating, and few things can prepare them for the arduous journey that is to follow. Fortunately, with awareness for early screening and advances in medical technology, the survival […]

Manage Anxiety with Activity

State of Mind Last year was a rollercoaster ride to put it lightly! Unfortunately for many of us, that rollercoaster is still going full speed as 2021 gets well underway. All the uncertainty, isolation, and external pressures on our lives are having a real impact on the mental health of many of us. Nearly 1 […]

Resting an injury is not your solution to pain!

There are many situations where absolute rest to a particular area may hold their importance; such as recovering from large fractures or other accidents resulting in hospitalisation. This blog is not referring to those times! How many of you have been experiencing a ‘niggle’ ? How many of you have experienced a pain when performing […]

How acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may help PMT and period pain.

Research – and millennia of use — has shown that acupuncture has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body, that it improves blood flow, relaxes the muscles, and stops pain. One of the reasons for pain at period time, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, is constraint of liver* energy, as its role is to […]

HealthSpace Posture Assessment – What is it, how it works, or why you should have one.

What Is A Posture Assessment? A postural assessment looks at the alignment of body from the front, back and side to see whether there are any imbalances or any muscles that are weak or tight, or for any movement patterns that could be causing pain or discomfort. It is important to deal with any and […]

Acupuncture for Mental Health

This past year has perhaps been the most chaotic period of our generation. Despite our best efforts, the virus has proven itself to be very, very resilient. Unfortunately, this has proven to be fatal to us bi-pedal vertebrates. In addition to the obvious physical and social toll, COVID has demanded a prolific mental health toll. […]

Acupuncture and Inflammation

Inflammation is commonly a response to some form of injury or trauma. The idea behind inflammation is to flood the injury site with white blood cells, natural killer cells, etc to help clear the site from foreign debris or pathogens, in order to promote healing. But with all these extra cells in a location where […]

Out of the Woods

This year I had the most wonderful opportunity to experience Thanksgiving with some beautiful friends. Whilst Thanksgiving is not necessarily an Australian tradition, I just loved the opportunity to sit with beautiful friends and reflect on what we were grateful for this year. My friend who hosted also prepared handouts (yes she is a teacher!) […]

Menstrual Magic 8 week online course

A self-inquiry journey to activate your feminine essence & reclaim your womb power The magic of your menstruation cycle can be found through a practice called Menstrual Cycle Awareness (MCA), also known as the “Inner Yoga for Women”. It’s a daily mindfulness practice, the medicine to your menstrual symptoms and the activation of your feminine […]

Nutritionist’s tips for the Christmas holidays

Christmas holidays are just around the corner, and that means parties, celebrations, big lunches and dinners. Even the most “diet-conscious” can over indulge and binge, especially during holidays and celebrations. What to do the next day? Panic and take expensive detox products? ABSOLUTELY NOT! Here’s some Nutritionist tips on what to do after a big […]

Healthy Living from the Perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Improving your Sleep Sleep is indispensable and a way for the body to rest and recover. As one of the pillars of health, quality sleep can become more and more difficult due to aging or disturbances in one’s personal or work life. Unfortunately this often leads to a vicious cycle of poor sleep and poor […]

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