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How to stay away from colds, flu & Co.

Posted in 'Home Remedies, Chinese Herbs' on May 2, 2019




Prevention is always best!

Here are our five top tips to stay away from the common cold in Winter time:

  1.  Eat warm and nourishing foods, such as soups and stews. Use some warming spices like cinnamon, cardamom and onions. Avoid cold and raw foods, salads, sushi & co. during the colder months of the year.
  2.  Put on a few more layers to protect your body and especially your neck from cold and wind. Just carry a cardigan and scarf with you and put it on when needed.
  3.  Find
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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 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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Spring flu

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on November 10, 2016

Lots of people assume that because Winter is over and Spring is rolling in, we can relax our vigilance against catching colds and flu. In fact, Spring and Summer influenza reporting in Australia has increased significantly in recent years (Kelly et al, 2013). So what can we do to prevent these illnesses from coming on, and stay healthy and strong for the Spring and Summer months? The people to ask are Chinese medicine practitioners, who understand the differences between thes

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A Powerful, Yet Natural Antibiotic Recipe

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on September 29, 2016
If you don't trust pharmacies (neither do we) and you're looking for a powerful antibiotic that is natural and healthy, This is your recipe! 

Infections in the body should not always be treated with different antibiotics. Nowadays you can find many natural based remedies to try to kill your infection. 
This remedy is easy to prepare at home and rejuvenates your body, making it work flawlessly. 
For the body to function flawlessly, its essential to have a strong immune system. Say goodbye
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