Your Remedy Blog
Thanks for stopping by. I share articles on healthy living, herbs, food as medicine, and my own personal take on “hot” health topics.
Disclaimer: This blog provides general information only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.
Discover what drives your acne and get clear skin Acne is an inside job (mostly) and to get clear, glowing skin we need to go “deeper than the dermis”. If you're a woman between 21-30, there's a 45% chance you'll have acne. It doesn’t completely...read more
Coleslaw is a classic summer salad. The version of my childhood has a thick, gluggy mayonnaise dressing often made with all sorts of less than desirable ingredients. Anyone remember those salad bars in the supermarkets? Coleslaw comes to us from the...read more
Mistletoe (Viscum album) brings to mind Christmas canoodling but it has a history that reaches back to the Celtic Druids. What’s in a name? The origins of the word mistletoe are somewhat less romantic. Some etymologists believe it originates from the old...read more
Christmas is coming... It’s that time of year again. Peace, joy and ….. running around like mad buying presents, catching up with friends and attending a multitude of Christmas parties. The period leading up to Christmas can be frantic - usual healthy routines...read more
Are you: Tired and fatigued during the day but can’t sleep at night? Gaining belly fat? Constantly getting sick? Having trouble concentrating? Wondering where your sex drive has gone? If you answered yes, to most of these questions your cortisol might be...read more
Stress versus immunity A case of corporate burnout - Emma's story Emma**, a 38-year-old successful business executive who frequently travelled for her work was continually getting sick. She’d barely recover from one head cold before getting hit with the next. Even...read more
Thyroid disorders are the most common endocrine condition in Australia with up to 12% of the population experiencing thyroid autoimmunity and 5% with subclinical hypothyroidism. Women are 10 times more likely to have an issue with their thyroid and the risk...read more
Acid reflux, also known as heartburn or indigestion, is a common digestive complaint. It occurs when the acidic contents of the stomach backflow through the lower oesphageal sphincter (LOS). The LOS is a circular muscle, which under normal conditions prevents the...read more
Are you chronically constipated? Have you tried every kind of laxative and still can’t get things moving? Bowel motions (or lack of) can be one of those symptoms people feel embarrassed talking about with their healthcare professional. It is an important...read more
Natural ways to support mild to moderate fevers ** Caveat: This article discusses the management of uncomplicated, mild to moderate, self-limiting fever in otherwise healthy adults. Prolonged fevers and those associated with convulsions, rashes or neck pain...read more
A Naturopath’s guide to get your period & fertility back Have you been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)? Not sure what you can do? Here’s your comprehensive guide to understanding the underlying causes and what natural treatments work for...read more
Get refreshing sleep in your 40s From the mid-40s onwards a woman’s reproductive system starts to get ready for retirement. This 5-10 year period before your period leaves town for good is peri-menopause. Along with hot flushes and mood swings, one of...read more