9 ancient herbal tonics having a modern resurgence

28 May, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

Herbs have been part of healing since the beginning of time, but a handful in particular are enjoying a modern revival.

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Why ‘brain tonic’ bacopa is in the spotlight

15 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

With mental fatigue a hot topic of late, herbal wonder bacopa – AKA brahmi – is being hailed for its ability to combat stress and promote calm and clarity.

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The humble herb that can help maintain your emotional wellbeing

14 March, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

This is how St John’s Wort is used to ease the mood swing symptoms associated with premenstrual tension and relieve feelings of mild anxiety, among other things.

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When should you see a naturopath?

2 March, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

Naturopathy uses a holistic approach to help the body to heal and stay well, but how do you know if it’s right for you? 

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3 reasons you may need magnesium for sleep

26 February, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

If you’re among the one in three Aussies not getting enough shut-eye, this is for you.

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Two herbs that can help ‘love’ your liver through this silly season

17 December, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

After a year like no other, many of us will be letting our hair down this festive season. Here’s how two herbs traditionally used in Western herbal medicine can give…

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Frayed nerves? Say hello to kava

24 November, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

The calming qualities of this tropical plant could be just the tonic to the year that has been 2020.

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How turmeric can support healthy joints

4 September, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

The popular yellow spice can help relieve mild joint inflammation and pain, thanks to an important active ingredient.

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Why there’s lots to love about ashwagandha

29 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Nerves feeling a little frazzled with all the curveballs being thrown this year? This power herb could be just the tonic you need.

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Two surprising ingredients that can help boost your immunity

11 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

They’ve been used for centuries in traditional medicine – now more and more people are embracing the immune-boosting power of mushrooms and ashwagandha. Here’s why.

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