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.
Hands up, who wants to get smarter? Perhaps you’re a student with exams coming up or just wanting to take preventative action against age-related memory decline. Well, the herbal world has got you covered. Nootropic is a fancy word for "acting on the brain" and...read more
Sleep for brain health Sleep helps your brain work better. Get enough good quality time between the sheets, and you'll ace the competition in learning tasks, memory recall and reaction times. Recent research reveals the detrimental effect of chronic poor sleep...read more
What is sinusitis? Chronic sinusitis and allergic rhinitis affect a significant number of people. If you are one of the estimated 15% of individuals with this condition you'll know all about the facial pain from swollen and blocked sinuses, breathing...read more
Tea - the ultimate chill out beverage After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. Science is revealing what many of us have known experientially - tea can help the body rejuvenate, relax, and focus the mind1. Theanine, a non-protein...read more
Dust mites and allergies One of the most common culprits of inhalant allergies is the dust mite. These sightless, eight legged arthropods are invisible to the naked eye, but they are common houseguests in temperate to sub tropical climates. Although called dust...read more
Your Natural Sleep Solution is here! Are you getting less sleep than Las Vegas? Waking at 3:00am in the morning and not being able to get back to sleep? Or are you waking every couple of hours? Perhaps sleep is not as refreshing as it once was and you are...read more
You can have your acai berries, maca and other exotic South American superfoods. In my opinion, apples are the best “superfood”. Why apples? Apples top my list because they are readily available, affordable and portable. No packaging required! Although...read more
Do you regularly experience severe bloating around 60-90 minutes after eating, have diarrhoea and/or constipation? Are you unable tolerate an increasing number of foods that you used to be able to eat such as dairy, fruit, starchy vegetables and grains? Did...read more
A new tool to beat sugar cravings “Help me reduce sugar cravings!!!” This is one of the most requested symptoms my clients want to fix. It’s an important one to tackle as sugar cravings may indicate poorly regulated blood glucose or adrenal issues and if...read more
Judging by the length of history many herbs have with helping us to sleep, we humans have always struggled to get quality shut-eye. Although there is a cupboard full of herbs for sleep I have chosen my five favourites to share with you. A note on safety...read more
The right to painless periods If you are one of the estimated 50% or more of women who dread “that time of the month” due to cramping, shooting, dragging pain which accompanies your period you may have been told “it’s all part of being a woman”, “it’s...read more
To use an oft (over) quoted line from Game of Thrones – Winter is coming…. This means more time cooped up indoors and more sharing of germs. Of course, the best foundation for your immune system is a nutritious diet, regular exercise and plenty of sleep,...read more