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Caught a winter cold? 6 tips to help beat it

Caught a winter cold? 6 tips to help beat it

Our resident Acupuncturists Gregg Hartnett & Sam Taylor have 6 great tips to help beat those winter coughs and colds.

‘Many of our clients are turning up with colds and flu in the last week. Some of them have an existing medical condition and because of this, it’s even more important to shift these irritating infections quicker. And let’s be honest, none of us enjoy being under the weather.’

Here are 6 practical tips that you can put into practice if you already have the dreaded winter cold!… Read more

Posted on January 5, 2018

Why Acupuncture is Great for Women

Why Acupuncture is Great for Women

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) believes the body contains 5 vital substances for life.

By using a combination of acupuncture, herbs, good food and exercise to preserve these fluids you will be given the best opportunity to live a long and healthy life.

Today we are going to focus on one of those fluids – blood and why it’s vital for women.

Facts about TCM blood
  • It’s manufactured in the body using elements of the food we eat
  • It nourishes the body by bringing nutrients to tissues
  • It moisturises the body – so that tissues don’t dry out
  • Blood nourishes and houses the mind keeping us happy
  • It determines menstruation
So why is this vital for women?

Periods.… Read more

Posted on October 20, 2017

How Can Acupuncture Help You?

How Can Acupuncture Help You? What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient healing art that originates in China. There are ancient Chinese texts written over 2000 years ago which describes a system of diagnosis and treatment which correlate with modern acupuncture texts. It is, therefore, a well-established system that has preventative medicine at its heart.

What Does The Science Say?

The W.H.O. World Health Organisation has reviewed the research carried out and issued a list of conditions that have shown benefit from acupuncture treatment some of which are listed below.… Read more

Posted on January 17, 2017

5 healthy eating trends you’ll see this year

5 healthy eating trends you’ll see this year

What’s going to be the big health trend of 2016? 2015 saw the rise of coconut oil and bone broth. The good news is that every year that now goes by, people are become better educated and more determined to eat healthy.

Here’s my my list of things that you’ll see popping up everywhere over the coming year:

1. Plant-Based Everything 

There’s a misconception that a plant-based diet means going totally vegan.… Read more

Posted on January 15, 2016

Healthy eating for winter wellness

Healthy eating for winter wellness

We firmly believe to eat well is to be well.  We do our best to balance a little over-indulgence with lots of fresh healthy fruit and vegetables, wholesome nuts & grains.

The busy holiday season can take it’s toll on both body and mind and we all benefit from a little extra nurturing during these cold winter months to restore us back to health and vitality.

Our resident Naturopath Kevin Callan has designed a great workshop to help you put a nutritious healthy food plan together for the coming months.… Read more

Posted on January 6, 2016