Ginger root

Did you know that the common household culinary Ginger is an excellent warming remedy in all 3 of the world’s classic medical systems?  (TCM, TGM & Ayurveda) Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com Ginger Tea (decoction) Slice 1-3 g of fresh ginger root (about a thumb size) or use 3-10 g (dried root) With the … Continue reading Ginger root

DIY Herbal ToothPaste

This is a simple 4 ingredient recipe to make your own herbal toothpaste! I recently made my 1st batch and was surprised to find that it tastes like sesame-flavored peanut butter! The tea tree essential oil is anti-bacterial/-viral/-fungal and together with the white clay, baking soda and sesame/sunflower oil, you have all you need to … Continue reading DIY Herbal ToothPaste

Galangal Full Monograph

Our office Galangal Galangal root Hildegard Galgant-Tabs Galangal tablets Have you heard of Galangal? This is a pungent/spicy herb that gives a similar kick as ginger but can save you in a heart attack or stroke! Because of this, many of our clients carry around a bottle of these tablets whenever they travel. My own … Continue reading Galangal Full Monograph

Calendula Officinalis Full Monograph

This is a calendula flower I managed to grow in my office (despite it being a western herb never found in Singapore) How do you feel when you look at this flower? To me it's as if the sun's rays have entered my soul  Calendula officinalis is classified under herbs that clear toxic heat and … Continue reading Calendula Officinalis Full Monograph

Interview with My Alma Mater: Wellpark College of Natural Therapies

Here's a recent interview with Wellpark College of Natural Therapies where I graduated with a degree in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine 2 years ago: https://wellpark.ac.nz/bachelor-of-naturopathy-and-herbal-medicine/ "International Student John Tang joined Wellpark College of Natural Therapies in 2019 in pursuit of knowledge. John had turned to natural therapies in Singapore to help manage an arthritic autoimmune disease and … Continue reading Interview with My Alma Mater: Wellpark College of Natural Therapies

Herbal Tea Eye Bath

Recently I've been teaching some clients how to make full use of their herbal teas by using an Eye Bath cup! (video below) Certain teas like Calendula, Fennel & Chamomile are excellent for washing your eyes and strengthening your vision. Besides eye baths, I have also made customized herbal eye sprays to relieve tired eyes, … Continue reading Herbal Tea Eye Bath

Eating but not Digesting?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHUo3mSs4Jc Did you know osteoporosis, high cholesterol and even dementia is associated with poor digestive health? Watch our latest presentation to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHUo3mSs4Jc

Vervain

Vervain (Verbena officinalis) for those with very driven personalities. Keywords: strain; stress; tension; over-enthusiasm/over-effort to the point of physical exhaustion, illness or nervous breakdown. "Vervain is the remedy against over-effort. It teaches us that it is by being rather than doing that great things are accomplished" We are having a new intake for our Phytotherapy … Continue reading Vervain

Taking Your Own Medicine?

Can Doctors take their own medicine just to see its effects (and side effects) on the body? Obviously not because its too strong! But guess what? We herbalists can! 😊 That's an advantage we have as we can try the herbs and experience first hand how it works in our bodies. This is a Horsechestnut … Continue reading Taking Your Own Medicine?

Phyto-Vira

Our Phyto-Vira is starting to get popular overseas as well! This army of 30 immune-boosting herbal blends will be making its way down to Hong-Kong. Many Singaporeans have already used this blend successfully to treat all kinds of colds and flu, as well as a daily preventative from falling sick. To find out more: https://www.leaftolife.com.sg/en/phyto-vira