Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities with Homeopathy and Flower Essences

In a world where allergies and sensitivities are an ever increasing problem, it will come as quite a relief to discover that there is some significant help available within the complementary therapy field. 

Common reactions

Professionally trained homeopaths, often have many clients with quite debilitating issues.  Probably the most common problems are hay fever, food intolerances, chemical sensitivities and pet allergies (particularly cats, dogs, rabbits and horses).  They can trigger a number of physical stresses within the body.  Which system is directly affected depends very much upon the constitutional weakness of the individual.  So, for example, where there is a tendency towards respiratory weakness in the family, we may well see asthma as a reaction.   Alternatively, where the family genes suggest a weak digestive system, diarrhoea is very possible. In addition, direct contact with the substance can often create an immediate skin reaction.  The area can become inflamed or puffy, sometimes quite rapidly. Continue reading

Detox Tips to Build Your Immunity in Nature

Our cultural obsession with feeling fresh, clean, and germ-free has lead to a whole industry of scented, anti-microbial household cleaning products.

Bath and beauty products are included in our quest to feel clean and fresh. Pull out all the tubes, vials, and jars in your bathroom, and it is likely that you will be unable to recognize over half of the ingredients listed on each product.

Evidence is mounting that many of the products we use to feel clean are full of toxins that slow down the body and impair optimal performance. (1) Continue reading

Are your hormones stopping you from losing weight?

Most people these days are aware of the connection between stress and an overwhelming number of health problems, including: coronary heart disease, depression or anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, sexual health problems, autoimmune disorders, chronic back pain, diabetes, decreased bone density and cancer. However, there is not enough emphasis out there on just how strong the link between stress and weight gain is. Continue reading