Calendula

I remember these used to grow wildly everywhere in New Zealand. I would pick the flowers fresh to make teas to drink daily! #PhytotherapyMonth2022 #HerboftheDay "Calendula is one of the most famous European and American traditional medicines. Calendula is often associated with topical wound healing. Traditionally, it is a spring tonic and is used to … Continue reading Calendula

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!

Herbal Medicine for Musculoskeletal Injuries

Sharing a positive review of a case where herbal medicine helped support the healing of musculoskeletal injuries. There are many herbs that can benefit joints and muscle and even support sports performance and recovery. As a former athlete, this is an area of interest and we're starting to see more clients with musculoskeletal conditions. To … Continue reading Herbal Medicine for Musculoskeletal Injuries

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

Phytotherapy for joint diseases and sports performance

Unlike other manipulative therapy, phytotherapy does not view joint diseases as a focal joint disease - " My ankle has a problem, fix my ankle." but a systemic disorder with factors such as:  Blood microcirculation Blood quality (e.g. uric acid and autoantibodies)The health of the cardiovascular system Insulin sensitivitySystemic inflammationPsycho-social factors Your blood bathes the joints and the … Continue reading Phytotherapy for joint diseases and sports performance

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

What is Herbal Medicine (Phytotherapy)?

‘Herbal medicine’ is the therapeutic use of plant preparations to prevent disease, enhance health and alleviate suffering. [1] A huge part of my degree involved Herbal Medicine.(BNHM = Bachelor of Naturopathy & Herbal Medicine. Basically a degree in Naturopathy but specializing in Herbal Medicine) But what is it? Herbal Medicine is also known as ‘Plant … Continue reading What is Herbal Medicine (Phytotherapy)?