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The Bangalow Naturopath Natural Health and Holistic Well-Being Blog

Feb 2012

Zinc is one of the most important minerals and yet most people are seriously deficient. Stress, poor diet, pregnancy alcohol, or infection can drain the body of zinc very quickly. Teenage boys and the elderly are also more likely to become zinc deficient.

Read more: Are you zinc deficient?
Aug 2011

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical wellbeing. Aromatherapists blend therapeutic essential oils especially for each individual and suggest methods of use such as topical application, massage, inhalation or water immersion to stimulate the desired responses.

The different smells (aromas), and the chemical constituents of the oils, can produce different emotional and physiological reactions. Essential oils can be massaged into the skin, added to bath water or vaporised in an oil burner. Although aromatherapy has been practised for centuries in various cultures, the modern version was developed mainly in France. Aromatherapy has not yet undergone as much scientific scrutiny as other complementary therapies, but research so far shows that it can be an effective treatment for some complaints.

Read more: More About Aromatherapy
Jan 2011

When people say I think I'm coming down with something … Andrographis is the first remedy of choice!

Andrographis is most commonly used  in the prevention and treatment of  upper respiratory disorders particularly the common cold and flu.

Read more: Andrographis: the first remedy of choice!
Feb 2010

A vital core of alternative medicine is the recognition of the biochemical uniqueness of each individual and the need to tailor  treatments and prescriptions to match that individual variability.”   Dr  P.J. D'Adamo

The missing link to health might be found in the four basic blood types: O, A, B, and AB.

Read more: Eat right for Your Blood Type
Jan 2010

Are you feeling sluggish, unmotivated or carrying excess baggage?
You may need a bit of a spring clean to get in shape or re-vitalise before summer.

Read more: Health Talk : Time for a Springclean?

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