Hello! I am an accredited Medical Herbalist who has been in practise along the northern beaches of Sydney for over 13 years. My clinical experience includes naturopathy, herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, diagnostic tests, Body Composition Analysis, dietary modification, lifestyle coaching, counselling and herbal medicine dispensing.
Treatment protocols are grounded in science. I guide people of all ages and walks of life to good health and well-being by assisting them through various conditions including:
gastrointestinal disorders – anxiety – depression – immune deficiencies – hepatitis – stress – weight management – sports nutrition – mthfr polymorphism – pyroluria – menopause – natural fertility management – high cholesterol – blood pressure and more… Continue reading
Echinacea Echinacea purpurea
Echinacea is one of the most researched medicinal herbs today. It is widely used in western herbal medicine for its immune modulating effects.
Chonic and acute infections are a common presentation in my clinic and Echinacea is my ‘go-to’ herb for helping recovery. It is considered to be antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory. Continue reading
Whether given as a gift, used in delicious desserts or eaten just “because”, there is no doubt that chocolate is one our most popular indulgences. Discovered by ancient tribes in the rainforests of Central America hundreds of years ago, the ingredients of the cacao bean (from the Theobroma cacao tree) produce this delicious food that we call chocolate or cocoa. Continue reading
This is a great article by Amy Goodrich. Enjoy !
St John’s Wort – a well researched herb
When we are sick we go to the doctor, right? Have you ever thought of seeking advice and guidance somewhere else? In America, the use of herbs is significantly overshadowed by dependence on modern medicine. Big Pharma and pill-pushing doctors have made us believe we need those drugs to cure our symptoms and diseases.
While most Americans blindly follow the white coat, know that 75 percent of the global population still use traditional, herbal healing practices to get better. Herbal medicine has been around for more than 5,000 years. These time-tested natural remedies use herbs to promote health and prevent and treat illness and pain. Continue reading