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:  info@drsandinye.com

Transdermals Explained

2023-08-15T10:15:14+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

2022-10-19T21:14:58+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.

Natural Ways to Treat Dandruff

2022-08-05T17:35:37+00:00By |Experts|

I have dandruff and it’s a real embarrassment. Are there some natural ways to treat it and is it curable? Would expensive scalp treatments help? I've read somewhere that it’s caused by a fungus, or excessive heat or cold. Would tea tree oil help? How did I get it? I don't use other people's combs and have excellent hygiene.

Introducing Aromatherapy Essential Oils

2022-07-11T14:55:52+00:00By |Natural Therapies|

Essential oils can be extracted from many different parts of plants – for example flowers, fruit and rind, leaves and grasses, seeds and berries, bark and wood, roots and rhizomes, as well as gum and resin exudates. Each has its own unique aromatic, and chemical, profile that may determine its specific or general application.

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