Author Archives: cath

NATURAL BIRTH TOOLS: acupressure points & essential oils for labour

Has your doctor mentioned being induced and you’d rather go naturally? Would you like to gently speed up the first stage of labour and assist in the progress of the early stages of  labour? Would you like to know more about energetically readying your body for labour? Are you interested in birthing naturally? Then, essential […]

Passion & purpose

My heart soars, my mind stills, my senses sing – I feel so alive and connected to the vastness of existence. My true passion and constant love is surfing. Whatever is going on in my life, I always ‘find myself’ after time in the ocean. Surfing puts life’s worries and daily stress into perspective and […]

Probiotics reduce allergies & inflammatory response

The media this week was publicising recent research proving that probiotics worked effectively to ‘cure’ or drastically reduce the allergic response cause by a peanut allergy. We had similar results by giving our highly sensitive / allergic daughter regular daily doses of probiotic over an 18 month period. We also gave her kefir yoghurt and […]

Food sensitivity testing explained

On the back of the overwhelming response I received to my blog “Eczema: treat the cause, not the symptom” I thought it would be beneficial to explain the difference between allergy testing and food sensitivity/intolerance testing. At Holistic Health Advice I recommend IgG blood testing, which covers 96 foods. The inflammatory response is given on […]

Essential oils for the cold and flu season

Prevention is better than cure. To help keep your family healthy this winter try using essential oils. Many essential oils are antiseptic and bactericides. Some oils are anti-fungal and there are even oils which have been proven to kill nasty viruses. Antiseptics prevent the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. Clove and thyme have been documented to […]