Essential Oils Usage and Safety: Myth busting and Misinformation

Essential Oils Usage and Safety: Myth busting and Misinformation

Essential oils are the new health and self care buzz: use them on yourself, your family, drink them and do whatever you like! Splash them around! I have two words in response to these suggestions: just don’t. I’ve been involved in the essential oil industry for more than two decades. As an interested layperson, staff […]

Why you shouldn’t google DIY Natural health remedies

Why you shouldn’t google DIY Natural health remedies

There’s this phenomenon I’m observing a lot lately… I’m sure you’ve noticed (or done it) yourself too… it’s the DIY natural remedy search. This is not only through google, but through forums and other pages like facebook, be that interest groups and forums or just as a post requesting advice. There are a number of […]

The best time for Acupuncture

The best time for Acupuncture

One of the questions which arises frequently for acupuncture treatment is – I have X condition – when should I come for acupuncture treatment? 1. Theres a famous Chinese saying you may have heard: ‘The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago: the second best time is now’. Although Chinese medicine is […]

What is dry needling? Isn’t it just acupuncture?

What is dry needling? Isn’t it just acupuncture?

Over the last few years theres been a considerable upsurge in Acupuncture awareness. It seems to be everywhere: Acupuncture for anxiety, acupuncture for insomnia, acupuncture for immunity, acupuncture for fertility! This is fabulous. Its really very exciting that Acupuncture has started to become much more mainstream in consideration for so many aspects of health, because […]