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Alternative health Treatments for colic
Wednesday, 25 Aug, 2010 – 5:00 | One Comment
Alternative health Treatments for colic

Colic affects up to one in five of babies and is characterised by daily bouts of inconsolable crying, usually at around the same time, commonly early evening.
The baby’s legs are drawn up to the abdomen, …

Alternative health Treatments for chicken pox
Wednesday, 18 Aug, 2010 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Alternative health Treatments for chicken pox
Alternative health Treatments for chicken pox

Also known as varicella, chickenpox is highly contagious, but is usually a mild illness with low-grade fever and a blistery rash. Symptoms show 12-14 days after infection, starting with a raised temperature and an itchy …

Hayfever – mind over matter?
Friday, 30 Jul, 2010 – 4:57 | Comments Off on Hayfever – mind over matter?
Hayfever – mind over matter?

We’ve mentioned many remedies for treating hayfever on the site, from using honey to acupressure. Some of these I have tried myself, others have been recommended by various books and websites I’ve read.
This year I …

Honey as a natural remedy for hayfever?
Tuesday, 4 May, 2010 – 5:09 | 5 Comments
Honey as a natural remedy for hayfever?

In celebration of National Honey week and the hayfever season in full swing, I wanted to talk about using honey as a natural remedy for hayfever.
The idea is that by taking a teaspoon of honey …

The Buteyko method – An alternative treatment for asthma
Saturday, 1 May, 2010 – 5:17 | One Comment
The Buteyko method – An alternative treatment for asthma

4th may 2010 is World Asthma day. Asthma is on the increase in the industrialised countries of the world. According to Asthma UK, 5.4m people in the UK are currently receiving treatment for asthma, while …

Traditional, Complementary medicine & Alternative health Treatments for colic
Thursday, 31 Dec, 2009 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Traditional, Complementary medicine & Alternative health Treatments for colic
Traditional, Complementary medicine & Alternative health Treatments for colic

Colic affects up to one in five babies and is characterised by daily bouts of inconsolable crying, usually at around the same time, commonly early evening. The baby’s legs are drawn up to the abdomen, …

Natural remedies for swine flu prevention
Wednesday, 12 Aug, 2009 – 12:12 | 7 Comments
Natural remedies for swine flu prevention

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know all about swine ‘flu.
As we move towards autumn and the cooler months, how can we protect ourselves and our family from the effects of coughs, colds …

3 herbs for natural headache remedies
Wednesday, 22 Jul, 2009 – 5:00 | 10 Comments
3 herbs for natural headache remedies

I love the concept of using food and herbs as medicine. Mother Nature can provide us with an effective and safe medicine chest and there is so much you can grow at home.
If you suffer …

3 natural remedies for catarrh
Friday, 17 Jul, 2009 – 4:58 | 2 Comments
3 natural remedies for catarrh

When the membranes of the throat and nose and irritated, such as after a cold, excess mucus can form; called catarrh. Catarrh is irritating and can lead to pains in the sinuses or head. In …

Update on Qu Chi Acupressure band for hayfever – week 3
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 6:33 | 4 Comments
Update on Qu Chi Acupressure band for hayfever – week 3

I’m a week late with my hayfever update. If you remember, I’ve been trialling the Qu Chi Acupressure band.
Three weeks into the hayfever season and it’s been an appalling week. To be fair, I STILL …