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.
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
If you are having problems sleeping and you visit your GP, you may be prescribed melatonin. However, this may not be your first class ticket to the land of nod. Melatonin will only help you sleep if your sleep issues are caused by not having enough or not releasing...read more
You’ve got pain in your lower belly. A constant urge to pee. Your bladder feels like it’s on fire and your toilet bowl smells like something from the pits of hell. Hello, urinary tract infection! Most women will experience at least one in their life. However, some...read more
Magnesium - a key nutrient Magnesium is one most common intracellular mineral that has over 300 biochemical functions in the body including the production of neurotransmitters, muscle contraction – relaxation phase and cellular energy production via the citric acid...read more