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
One of my favorite herbs at the moment is Magnolia. Most of us are familiar with the beautiful flower and its magical scent, but for herbal medicine, the bark is of particular interest. In the clinic, we use it to calm the central nervous system, and help improve mood. It is able to do this
Mucus membranes line our body cavities and secrete a fluid called mucus that lubricates and moistens the cavity surfaces. (Tortora, p.680). In effect, we are one hollow, slippery tube on the inside! When viewed in this way, we can see that events, emotions and substances that irritate, inflame and damage our mucus membranes are the
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) A Classic Indian spice finds new followers in natural medicine. Turmeric is fast becoming the most popular and widely used anti-inflammatory, sourced naturally. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for hundreds of years, to purify the chakras, strengthen digestion and improve flexibility for yoga practitioners. In our modern times, it is
Withania Somnifera – Ashwaganda Help for stress and debility Perhaps because we are a clinic run by women, we have an abundance of female clients, many of whom have symptoms of exhaustion, chronic stress and sleeplessness. In such cases, Withania is a beautiful herb to help rejuvenate and regenerate the nervous and reproductive systems, muscles,
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.