Goldenseal for Winter maladies

Goldenseal for Winter maladies

Winter is coming! And with it colds and flus, bronchitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, pneumonia and lots of snot, yuck. I love herbal medicine and making herbal tinctures for my patients. It gives me freedom to treat three to four different ailments without the patient...
Calendula for skin health…

Calendula for skin health…

Calendula officinalis or Marigold has been one of my favourite herbs for years. I can’t even remember where I first heard of it but I know that I always have Calendula ointment in the house because it’s useful for many ailments. I burn myself at least once...
Holy Basil – an all rounder…

Holy Basil – an all rounder…

Have you heard of Holy Basil? I must admit I only recently added it to my herbal dispensary but already it is proving it’s worth. I use for patients that struggle with anxiety, stress related issues, respiratory problems, digestive complaints and many more. Here...
Medicinal Cannabis trial

Medicinal Cannabis trial

I’m very excited about this new research that will be studying if medicinal cannabis will have any effect on patients with malignant brain tumours. And it’s happening here in Australia! World first clinical trial will study impact of medicinal cannabis on...
Slippery Elm for Gut problems

Slippery Elm for Gut problems

Image: pukkaherbs.com If you have or are experiencing Gut problems you might know of Slippery Elm. It’s a wonderful herb that originates from North America and acts as an internal band aid for the Gastrointestinal system. If there are ulcers that need to heal...
Green Tea for anti-aging

Green Tea for anti-aging

Have you tried green tea? I love it and have it daily. Last month I did a Detox and wasn’t able to have black tea (one cup only) so I increased my Green tea consumption. I usually have it mid morning¬† and I always have loose tea. It’s often Sencha green...