A Naturopath’s Strange Brew From Garden to Good Health By Dana Kington, A Natural Self Clinic

Many of you know my fondness for the garden. The opportunity to get out into the green and get my hands down and dirty is akin to heaven for me. And it’s my view a good naturopath has a very good understanding of the…

What natural supplements can be used by naturopaths for fixing the cause and by you for helping the symptoms of osteopenia

Osteopenia is a condition where bone mineral density (BMD) is lower than normal. It is considered to be the pre-cursor to osteoporosis – the brittle bone disease that causes loss of bone strength and painful fractures. Osteopenia isn’t painful and there are no apparent…

What is Pulmonary Fibrosis? What naturopaths can do to help this condition

Pulmonary fibrosis is a serious lung disease in which repeated injury to areas of the lungs results in inflammation and then scarring. Scarring, while helpful in other parts of the body to heal injuries, in the lungs has the opposite effect and stops the…

Why Is Vitamin D Important? The importance of natural health and the use of natural products for good bones

Researchers at the Westmead Hospital gestational diabetes clinic tested 147 pregnant women between February 2007 and February 2008 for Vitamin D deficiency. Excluding known glucose-intolerant women from the study, the researchers found that 41% of the women had low levels of vitamin D. They…

Pain and inflammation. What natural medicine says about high heels and the damage it does

We all like to look tall, sexy and glamorous and we wear high heels to achieve that effect, but we don’t feel the effects on our bodies until later in life and don’t believe that we will suffer from those effects, even though our…

Vitamin D and Lung Cancer. The value of naturopathy and natural health in cancer

Getting a daily dose of sunshine may do more than lift your mood, a new study has shown. Vitamin D, which our bodies mainly get from sunshine, may have a role to play in preventing certain types of cancer. A new study recently out of…

The principle of naturopathy is to prevent illness and provide natural health just as vegetables do

Green is the color most closely associated with healthy and nutritious fruits and vegetables and for good reason. Green veggies get their color from chlorophyll, and the darker green the better. Leafy greens such as spinach and kale contain folate, broccoli, brussel sprouts and…

Electrical kinesiology

Kinesiology is the ideal alternative therapy that empowers an individual in overcoming their depression by transforming the negative energy surrounding it. It is a practice that identifies the cause of depression, whilst at the same time diffusing any negative energy and implementing positive strategies…

Naturopaths advice for natural health and wellbeing and the importance of water

We’ve all heard the advice to drink at least eight glasses of water a day – after all the body is made up of between 55% and 70% percent water. We need water to moisturize the skin, help eliminate toxins, regulate body temperature, carry…

The Benefits of Wheatgrass, kelp and super greens super greens supplement, due to its wide uses as an effective and potent natural product.

Wheat grass is one of the super green foods and for good reason. It is high in chlorophyll and minerals and it can be found fresh or as part of a super greens supplement. You can even grow wheat grass in your own home….