About Dr Sandi Nye

She is a naturopath with a special interest in aromatic and integrative medicine, and is dual-registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA). Sandi serves as editorial board member and/or consultant for various national and international publications, and is in private practice in Pinelands, Cape Town. She can be contacted via email:  [email protected]

A Look At Bone Health

2024-05-20T19:07:09+00:00By |Family Health|

Dem bones, dem bones .... A few words of the old familiar lyric may bring a smile to the face, but bone decay is no laughing matter. Sandi Nye discusses the many factors – far more than calcium alone – that contribute to bone health.

Natural Solutions to Varicose Veins

2024-06-10T12:26:47+00:00By |Natural Beauty|

Although not generally life-threatening, varicose veins can be likened to a challenging journey: lengthy, tortuous, painful, and sometimes unsightly. Varicose veins are essentially twisted, widened veins with incompetent valves, and while they are a long-term issue, symptoms can be intermittent.

Transdermals Explained

2024-07-17T16:18:58+00:00By |Experts|

Transdermal patches allow application of a substance, such as a natural remedy or a medicinal drug, through the skin, with the aim of allowing sustained release and slow absorption of the active ingredients.

Food Intolerances – your questions answered

2023-02-12T10:52:37+00:00By |Experts|

I read Dr Sandi Nye’s article on grain consumption with interest, and was shocked to learn that she considers legumes, nuts, dairy products, potatoes, tomatoes, brinjals, peppers, peas, lentils and peanuts undesirable foods because they contain lectins. What are vegetarians to eat if they cut all these foods out of their diets?

Avocado – pure green goodness

2023-10-10T13:57:08+00:00By |Natural Nutrition|

In our household avocado, both the fresh pears and the rich green oil, rules supreme – whether eaten with a spoon and some Herbamare salt, straight from the skin, or included in luscious, unctuous salads, or mashed with soy sauce and spread on hot toast, or in a spicy guacamole, or simply smeared all over my face!

Natural After-Sun Solutions

2022-12-28T20:20:33+00:00By |Family Health|

A small amount of exposure to the sun does you good, providing you with the vitamin D your body needs – but too much is definitely bad for you! If you do happen to overdo it, here are a few natural after-sun treatments to ease your discomfort.

Asthma and Naturopathy

2024-06-14T12:32:06+00:00By |Experts|

'I was diagnosed with asthma in my early twenties. Is there a remedy, oil or herb that I can take that will cure my asthma? If not, can something natural be used with my asthma pump to help reduce attacks? Thank you for your help.' Dr Sandi Nye replies.

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