There are many different yoga styles, as there are hundreds of various yoga postures. Each style and posture has its own set of benefits and reasons why it is a valuable and a ‘feel good’ exercise for your body, mind and soul. Often yoga is seen as a de-stressor and a set of slow stretches […]

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Daleen Totten interviews Dr Sandi Ny on what a poultice is, how to make it, how to use it and how it is different from a compress. Please follow and like us:

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Some of the most common winter ailments are briefly profiled below. To effectively treat these common complaints, you need first to understand what causes them. To paraphrase the famous Chinese general, Sun Tsu, one must know thy self and know thy enemy and victory will be assured. In this case, the enemies are those winter […]

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The famous buchu (Agathosma betulina) is probably South Africa’s best-known medicinal plant. The Khoikhoi dried and powdered the leaves and used this as a dusting powder for skin treatments and wounds. The leaves were used for a variety of ailments – for treating wounds, stomach complaints, rheumatism, indigestion, indigestion, kidney and bladder ailments – and […]

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