The Ins and Outs of Ayurveda

A friend travelled through the south of India many years ago and returned from that trip an advocate and supporter of Ayurvedic medicine. But what is Ayurvedic Medicine and how and where did it originate and then evolve? Over the past 10 years we…

Facts about the skin and it’s importance

Skin is the largest organ of the human body, with a total surface area between 1.5 to 2m2. Each cubic centimeter of skin is home to approximately one million bacteria. Maintaining microbial balance is therefore crucial not only for healthy skin, but also for…

The importance of healthy digestive function for skin health

Practitioners of Natural Medicine always place emphasis on optimizing your digestive function in an effort to maximize many aspects of your health – and rightly so. Correct digestive function is essential to skin health, but equally important is the robustness of the eliminative channels…

If the eyes are the mirror to the soul, skin is the window of elimination. The solutions to Skin problems and the underlying issues

Unless you have walked in the shoes of a sufferer of a skin condition it may be difficult to understand the negative impact it can have on their quality of life. Modern society’s increasing focus and fascination on appearance increases the frustration that many…

What is wellness? Optimizing our health as opposed to be just being free of disease

2011 is the year for new beginnings. It is the time of year when you walk through that door equipped with that much anticipated New Year’s resolution that you never started! Whether it be to shed the Christmas kilo’s, to stop smoking, or just…

Managing the disorders of Western lifestyle & ageing. Work holistically for optimal results

The explanation that underneath all symptoms there is a single underlying process and the natural medicine strategy for the management of the spectrum of ‘Western’ diseases and accelerated ageing

Skin Conditions, Antibiotics and Corticosteroids

Unless you have walked in the shoes of a sufferer of skin conditions it may be difficult to understand the negative impact it can have on their quality of life. Modern society’s increasing focus and fascination on appearance increases the frustration that many patients…