Amla Berry

"Amla berry, an Asian herb, is considered the best rejuvenating herb. It is also called the “fruit of prosperity” and “life-sustainer” because it promotes longevity. Modern science tells us that it supports immunity, eye health, healthy liver, cognitive function (brain), heart blood vessels, and tissue repair (aging is wear and tear). Our product Phytolec+ has … Continue reading Amla Berry

Phytotherapy Month 2022!

Come 1st May we will be commemorating Phytotherapy Month! This month will be dedicated to all things related to Western Herbal Medicine (Phytotherapy). Look out for: - Free short herbal classes - Promo codes and discounts to use on our website - Daily posts on herbs - Contests and freebies To learn more on how … Continue reading Phytotherapy Month 2022!

Sore Throat home Remedy

This is a simple home remedy for sore throats during this time of pandemic: Garlic, 4-5 bulbs rawOnions, 1 small bulb, rawGinger, about 1-2 thumb sizes, rawSea salt, about 1 tspRaw honey, 3 tbspLime/lemons, 4-6 small limes or 1 lemonWater, about 1L 1) Chop finely the raw garlic, onions and ginger 2) Add water, sea … Continue reading Sore Throat home Remedy

Starting Practice: My Practitioner Focus

Hi everyone, its been a long time since I've updated the blog. I have recently completed a year long apprenticeship with my mentor Sebastian Liew. Hence I am now seeing patients and focusing on the following AutoimmunityChildren's healthCommon ailments - cough, colds, sore throat, runny nose, flu, etc.Joint problems - arthritis, osteoporosis  Metabolic issues – … Continue reading Starting Practice: My Practitioner Focus

True Healing = Change

In order to heal, one needs to change. This realization has dawned on me recently both from my own healing journey (see about pages) and from observing other people on their own healing journeys. Why do some people get better and others don't? Why do some people take much longer to get better, or go … Continue reading True Healing = Change

Treat the Cause

What sets Naturopathy apart from conventional medicine? Treating the root causes of illness is a philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine (tolle causam) that drew me to study and make this my profession. When stricken with a debilitating autoimmune disorder, I kept posing these questions to my specialist (Rheumatologist): "What is the cause of this and how … Continue reading Treat the Cause

Naturopathic Theory: Humoral Theory

Check out my instagram for a condensed infographic version of this post Before the advent of science, ancient Greek philosophers used qualities of objects to describe and understand the world around (macroscopic) and within (microscopic) us. Empedocles (495-435 BC) was the first to categorize all natural phenomenon into 4 elements: AirFireEarthWater According to Empedocles, the … Continue reading Naturopathic Theory: Humoral Theory

Naturopathic Cures

The Theory of Naturopathic Cures may have originated from the works of a Spanish Naturopath, José Oriol Ávila Montesó in the 1980s [1]. In “How Naturopathy Works", he outlined a therapeutic approach involving 4 key stages: detoxification, revitalization, stabilization and regeneration. For each of these, he highlighted the importance of both the physical and mental … Continue reading Naturopathic Cures

Naturopathic Theories

What are theories? Therefore our Naturopathic Theories are systems of ideas used to assist the understanding of health and disease and to guide healing. There are 11 main theories [1]: Vital Force and Theory of VitalityIntegration of the IndividualNaturopathic Cures – detoxification, revitalization, stabilization and regenerationValue of a FeverTherapeutic OrderNaturopathic Triad of HealthUnity of DiseaseHering’s … Continue reading Naturopathic Theories

“Wellness” (Nat. Principle 7)

"Wellbeing" = "Well" + "Being" What does it mean to be Well? Wellness or Wellbeing consists of 2 words, "Well" and "Being". It implies that it is not only 'Wellness' that is required for health, but also 'Being-ness' - the state of being, therefore also reflecting the state of the mind. Thus this principle acknowledges … Continue reading “Wellness” (Nat. Principle 7)