When you or your family are hit with the almost inevitable colds and flu, you don’t need to reach for that paracetamol straight away. Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet holds a host of different options to remedy your seasonal complaints. Herbs, spices, homeopathics and good nutrition are your first line of defence. NATUROPATHY, HERBS AND SPICES […]

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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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With winter taking its toll on our health, can we rely on food to fight colds and flu? The first most important step is to always consult your doctor. However, in cases where prescription medication is not required, there are some foods and nutrients that can support the immune system in fighting colds and flu. […]

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We may be well into the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ to quote from the poem Ode to Autumn by John Keats, but this time of year also heralds the season of sniffles, sneezes, coughs and wheezes for many folk. The question is, can anything be done to minimise or prevent common winter ailments […]

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