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Hot drinks for the cold season

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating' on June 16, 2018

 Carob

 

Chilly nights lately! Fancy a hot drink to warm yourself from the inside out?
 
Let us introduce you to carob!
 
Looks like chocolate, but has its own unique flavour: Heavenly earthy and sweet by nature. Unlike chocolate, carob contains no theobromine, a caffeine-like substance. That is why carob is a fantastic substitute for chocolate, especially if you find cacao too stimulating for you or your kids at night time.
 
Carob is a powder rich in na
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Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy' on June 12, 2018

Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Do you want to boost your fertility and eat more in tune with your menstrual cycle? 

The idea is in order to conceive, the lower body likes it warm. For that reason, it is essential that you reduce or better fully avoid any cold and raw foods, especially at night time. Choose room temperature water and skip the ice cream, the smoothies, yoghurt and frozen berries. Ensure that all meals at night time are warm and cooked. If you choose to have a sa

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Mother's Day Competition

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth' on April 30, 2018

mothers day

Time to give thanks to all the wonderful Mums out there for all the love they share with us during the year! 

What could be more rewarding for HER than having some quality time a full of beauty and relaxation?

AcuHealth Acupuncture is giving away one Mini Escape package (including massage & beauty treatment) by http://www.viventeskincare.com in Grange in the value of $150.

In order to win, just like & comment to our post on www.facebook.com/acuhealthacupuncture. We’d be thrilled if y

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Winter Wonders | Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa Cough Syrup

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on July 8, 2017


Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa our 'go to' COUGH SYRUP!!!!

Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa is our favourite traditional remedy for sore throat and cough.  Most importantly it has a pleasant taste to it and many patients have indicated that they have no trouble administering it to their children.   It is quickly becoming one of our most frequently loved remedies by our patients, especially with the children.

Pei Pa Koa, was formulated over 400 years ago, containing a concoction of 15 herbs. It contains NO alco

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The 2 week gut cleanse (Part 3 of 3)

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on March 9, 2017


Repopulating the good stuff 


If you have read Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series, by now you will have done most of the cleansing work, and been off the stuff that causes the issues for a week or so.   The third step in the process is to boost the beneficial bacteria which are usually naturally present, to create a balanced internal digestive ecosystem.

What IS the good stuff and why do I need it?

Your gut needs certain types of helpful bacter

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The 2 week gut cleanse (Part 2 of 3)

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on March 3, 2017


Note: If you haven't seen Part 1 yet, best to read it for context first.


First:

First things first.  It's really, REALLY important that while you're doing this cleanse, you don't put anything in that is causing the problems in the first place.   That means AVOIDING* the following:

Alcohol - alcohol creates sugar as a metabolic by-product, and also contributes to inflammation by creating "Heat".  Beer is particularly problematic because of its

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The 2 week gut cleanse (Part 1 of 3)

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on February 25, 2017


This article is in three parts, because you need some time to "digest" the information before undertaking any type of "cleanse".  Part 1 introduces the conditions during which it may be useful.  Part 2 explains Week 1, and Part 3 explains Week 2.

 

The Conditions in your gut

Ok, so you've eaten too much over the holidays, or you've had a family thing, or you've just been to a party, or you've got sick and taken two courses of antibiotics and now every time you eat you feel bloa

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3 Ways to Improve Treatment Outcomes and Get Well Sooner

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth' on January 8, 2017

1. Attend appointments according to your treatment plan.
Acupuncture treatment gains momentum as you keep having it, much like a snowball effect. Most acupuncturists will let you know what the plan is for treating your health problem after the second consultation. The reason it isn't done immediately after the first treatment is because it is often unclear how a patient will respond to the treatment, so the practitioner will wait to see what changes occur, and then devise a treatment pl

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