Herbs

September 30, 2020

Written By Nicolette Truscott – Chinese Medicine Practitioner Let’s face it, the majority of us have been staring at far too many screens recently. With a lot of industries having to move our working days online and lockdowns making the escape to Netflix seem so appealing, our poor eyes have been getting a workout! And […]

September 17, 2020

Written By Tara Brooks – Naturopath Oestrogen dominance is a common issue for women and is associated with either a higher than normal levels of oestrogen, or that the ratio of oestrogen to progesterone is out of balance. Both of these hormones play major roles in the female reproductive cycle. Oestrogen dominance results in symptoms […]

August 31, 2020

Written by Tara Brooks – Naturopath What is causing your Acne? I have had an influx of clients in the last few months presenting with acne. In this blog, let’s discover the 5 main channels of toxin elimination and how to naturally work with your body to address acne issues. When it comes to acne, […]

July 31, 2020

Written by Danielle Toranto – Acupuncturist / Chinese Medicine Practitioner One of the things that has come to mind for me personally in my practice is how well are we able to digest what is happening around us at the present moment? Certainly we could not have predicted the current situation and it is ever […]

June 29, 2020

Written by Hannah Sutton  (Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture) According to the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, Winter represents the utmost of Yin.  The nature of Winter is a slow, dark, cool, inward moving season – all things Yin. Winter is associated with the water element and the energy of the Kidney, Bladder and Adrenals. It is a time […]

June 15, 2020

  Written by Nicolette Truscott (Chinese Medicine/ Acupuncture) If you have been wandering around the halls of the In-Symmetry Clinic recently, you may have noticed gradual changes surrounding our shelving storage which has fully transformed and is now overflowing with mysterious tubs with cryptic labels and earthy contents…. a mystery no longer…. We are excited […]

March 19, 2020

  Written by Tara Brooks (Naturopath) What an interesting time we are living in at present.  Everyone that isn’t living under a rock is aware of the coronavirus COVID-19.  It is hard to think about anything else. Whilst we are all aware of the hygiene policies in place to decrease the spread of this virus, […]

February 24, 2020

By Tara Brooks (Naturopath)   Anxiety not only affects the brain with repetitive thoughts and excessive thinking, but it affects the whole body. The sympathetic nervous system, or what is more commonly know as the ‘flight or fight’ state, increases the heart rate, reduces digestion and increases adrenalin, as well as numerous other physiological changes. […]

February 22, 2020

Written by Nicolette (Chinese Medicine)   Herbs! Delicious, nutritious and medicinal.  These versatile, nutrient dense flavour explosions from the earth can greatly enhance our daily lives by providing us comfort and sustenance; spicing up a boring stir-fry, making health food actually appealing to eat as well as helping us recover from the many ailments we […]

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