Naturopathic treatment for acne
Do you want to live your life without worrying about acne?
Are you checking the mirror first thing in the morning to see how bad the acne is today?
You feel like acne defines you.
Having acne can wear you down. You’re sick of feeling embarrassed and
You’ve tried so many treatments – washes, peels lotions, pills, and protocols and nothing has helped. Oh, they might work for a while, but when you stop using them the acne comes back.
It’s frustrating but it’s not your fault.
Deeper than the skin
Naturopathic treatment looks deeper than the skin to understand what combination of factors
What’s causing your acne?
Benefits of working with a Naturopath
- With a 75 minute first consult, we have the time to go deep into your health history to find the root cause of your acne
Comprehensive, customisedtreatment plan that eliminates the underlying cause so can you wave goodbye to acne
- Expert clinical advice from an experienced Naturopath so you can stop wasting money on treatments that don’t work
On goingeducation and support to help you maintain healthy, clear skin
- Access to functional testing to explore hormone balance and gut health if indicated
High qualityherbal medicines and nutritional supplements
Meet your Naturopath
Norelle Hentschel is an experienced Naturopath and Herbalist who has helped many of her clients overcome hormonal acne and get healthy skin. She offers 1:1 consultations from her clinic in Crows Nest Sydney.
Are you ready for clear skin?
Let’s get started.
Some of my popular acne posts
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Acne is an inflammatory skin condition of the sebaceous (oil-secreting glands) glands. The more inflammatory your acne is the higher risk of scarring and hyperpigmentation. The goal of most nutritional acne treatment is to calm the inflammation and bring the sebaceous...
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals is a factor that doesn't receive sufficient attention when it comes to hormonal health imbalances like polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and acne. One of the most researched endocrine disruptors is Bisphenol A (BPA) an...
The link between milk and breakouts “Ditch the dairy” is a sweeping piece of diet advice often given to people with acne. Will removing this so-called “dietary villain” give you clear skin? Unfortunately, there's no definitive “one size fits all” answer here. Yes,...
Coming off hormonal contraception without the breakouts Standard medical treatment for women with acne is the oral contraceptive pill. But, how do you stop hormonal contraception and avoid the dreaded rebound acne? The Pill works by shutting down the brain signals...
A very Myrrh(y) Christmas! Given it's that time of year, I thought I'd continue my exploration of plants (and word puns!) traditionally associated with the festive season. An ancient treasure Along with gold and Frankincense, Myrrh was part of the treasures given...
Frequently asked acne questions
You can also find general FAQs here.
How long will it take?
This is difficult to answer, as every case is unique. Treating the underlying cause of
With chronic acne, I generally advise only small changes may be experienced in the first couple of weeks. However, sometimes people do experience quick positive shifts! More changes are noticed around the 1-3 months.
The important point is when treating the root cause of an illness is that it should stay resolved after treatment is finished. The aim of Naturopathy is not to create dependency on long-term use of herbal medicines and nutritional supplements.
Your progress is important to me and we will review this at each consultation to ensure we are moving forward.
How much does an appointment cost?
Treatments are priced per consultation so you only pay for what you need. No
Will I have to go on a restricted diet?
No, I’m generally not a fan of restrictive diets (unless there is a medical reason for doing so such as coeliac disease) as they aren’t something most people can maintain.
This doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you want but the focus will be on making sure you’ve got a healthy,
Do you use topical treatments?
I may recommend topical treatments which other clients have found beneficial but I’m not a dermatologist and my focus is on the internal factors which contribute to acne.
Will my acne flare when I stop the contraceptive pill?
It’s a valid concern and, yes, this does often happen. However, I do find this can be
Are you ready for clear skin?
Let’s get started.
Want to chat?
I'm Norelle Hentschel.
I'm an experienced Naturopath with a clinic in Crows Nest, Sydney. I've helped many people improve their health. I'm ready to help you feel better and regain your energy and vitality.