This unique four-product range may help with the relief of breakout- and acne-prone conditions. The unique blend of oils assists with the healing process, combats inflammation so the skin heals quicker while being cleansed and nourished. This four-step programme consists of an oil cleanser, skin tonic, day/night nourishing cream and a tissue oil.   HEMP […]

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Skin manifestations are often a consequence of internal dysfunction Every year, one in four of us will seek treatment for a chronic skin complaint such as eczema, psoriasis, acne or rosacea, but many holistic health experts believe that addressing common symptoms such as inflammation, redness and scaly skin won’t solve the problem. A good integrative […]

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The skin is the body’s largest organ and acts as a sponge, absorbing approximately 60% of what is put on it. To ensure good health and well-being avoid skin care products that contain toxic ingredients. Through the application of a large variety of beauty and skin care products we expose our skin, and body, to […]

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80% of us will experience acne at some point in our life, but for some the psychological impact can be more severe than the condition itself. Acutane, synthetic hormones and antibiotics are not benign drugs and come with side effects and risks – there are alternative effective options. The skin is constantly supplied with oil […]

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Oil pulling is a simple and relatively inexpensive treatment that effectively combats yucky bacteria lurking in the mouth and simultaneously strengthens gums and whitens teeth. This tried and tested biomedical method of intensive cleansing and detoxing has been enjoying a modern resurgence since the early 1990s, when it was popularised by Ukranian MD, Dr Fedor […]

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The term ‘poultice’ (not to be confused with poultry!) refers to naturopathic treatments that have stood the test of time, as many grandmothers can tell you. Although well-known as a remedy for abscesses or as an anti-inflammatory treatment for horses, these days it’s not as well-known as a treatment for humans. So, if you’re this […]

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  The origin of salt therapy, known as halotherapy, dates back to the mid-19th century when it was used to relieve asthma, lung disease and allergies. This natural, non-invasive treatment is still used today to enhance health and well-being. Inhaling the healing properties of salt can sometimes make halotherapy (‘halo’ is Greek for ‘salt’) a […]

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Argan oil is one of the rarest and most expensive fixed oils in the world yet it is the current buzz ingredient in the skin care world, thanks to its incredible moisturising and cell-rejuvenating properties. Argan oil, derived from the seeds of the argan tree, Argania spinosa, is a unique vegetable oil and one of […]

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The wheat you eat today bears little resemblance to the wheat mankind has eaten for thousands of years. Not surprisingly, many of us do badly on this food, with varying degrees of intolerance. COELIAC DISEASE – A GROWING PROBLEM It is now clear that coeliac disease, which can be fatal, is much more common than […]

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It’s winter time and, believe it or not, your skin needs just as much care, if not more, as during the summer. Dr Leila Sadien offers comprehensive advice on how to keep your skin glowing and healthy throughout the chilly months ahead. Think of your skin as a coat that protects you from head to […]

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