We are closing on December 22nd at 4pm.We are reopening on January the 9th at 10am. Christmas is a time to share and remember all that is good in this world.So often we rush from one moment to another. We take this opportunity to thank you for your words, your trust and your custom this
Possibly the largest section of our clientele is mothers who are struggling with low energy, low mood or anxiety and various symptoms their body is showing them From birth, nursing, nappy changes, school runs and late night fevers in the earlier years to teenage angst, skin breakouts, first forays into relationships and part time jobs,
As we close out an eventful year, we acknowledge the opportunities for growth, the ability to assist with natural health remedies and to lend an ear when the burdens of the day are best shared. You, our clients, are what inspire us to seek out new options, build bridges with other modalities and revisit paradigms
Even though we live in the semi-tropics here in Brisbane, the winters still get cold! We acclimatise quickly and the difference in temperature from summer to winter is noticeable, regardless of the fact that there is no snow or frost. While turning on the heater and wearing more layers are environmental adjustments to combat the
Echinacea was popularised in Europe by Alfred Vogel, who spent time in North America with First Nations Oglala-Lakota peoples and was shown some of the uses of this herbal medicine by Ben Black Elk medicine man, who presented him with echinacea seeds at the end of his stay. Traditional uses included external use for snake
The oral contraceptive pill (OCP) has been in use for over 50 years. Approximately 50–80% of Australian women have used ‘the pill’ at some stage during their reproductive lives. Australia was the second country in the world to have access to it. The OCP has uses in addition to contraception, such as reducing or ceasing
Back when I was in student clinic in the final year of study, we were able to taste and sample herbal tinctures in the dispensary, so we could understand the medicines better. One evening we tried Kava Kava. I took a few drops of the tincture and promptly realised I would not be able to
Hi, Im Heidi.
I grew up in Austria, where herbal medicine was used by my grandmother. I have fond memories of going into the attic as a small child and always seeing bundles of herbs drying. The tradition continued with my Mum who would make concoctions and fermented preserves every summer and autumn, many of which were delicious, some not so much!
I am always humbled by the conversation a herbal formula starts with a client’s body and then extends into the psyche and soul, restoring balance, vitality and health.