Well I have decided it is time to create a newsletter to keep you all up to date on what is happening with Opotiki Homeopathy.
It has been a busy couple of months for me over the winter. As homeopath but more so as a mother, I became a grandmother on the 1st of June. The experience has been a real homeopathic journey. Right from the early days of morning sickness through to the birth and recovery my daughter has used homeopathic remedies. I was privileged to be present at the birth of my granddaughter and homeopathic remedies were used from beginning to end. The midwives involved were more than happy for me to use remedies to help the newborn with her breathing and thanks to rescue remedy we avoided being transported to the neonatal intensive care unit. Six weeks on, remedies are still being used when they are needed and both mum and baby are thriving.
This was the first time I have supported a pregnancy with homeopathy, my daughter was my guinea pig, but it is something that I have really enjoyed and would love to make it a regular feature of my practice. It was amazing how quickly and effectively some remedies worked, within minutes in some instances. So if you know of anyone who is expecting ask them if they would like homeopathic support, it really is quite wonderful.
I plan to make this a seasonal newsletter, the change in seasons is when our immunity is challenged. If you would like to see something in particular here let me know. Also if you prefer to be left off my mailing list please send me a return email to that effect.
Stay warm and dry and remember your remedies.
Homeopathy is the second most used form of medicine in the world. Next to allopathy more people use homepathy than any other form of medicine including chinese herbal medicine. Many countries (Brazil, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, UK and Switzerland) include homeopathy in their national health care system and there is even a homeopathic hospital in Scotland.
There is now a full selection of colloidal silver products available through my clinic. Check out the Colloidal Silver page to see what you buy and prices.
I love using homeopathic remedies in the garden. Three weeks ago my roses were looking a little sad after the first flush of flowers and a lot of them had black spot on the leaves. So out with a remedy and the result is great. In the photos below you an see three distinctive layers of growth, the fresh new leaves and the slightly older new leaves, both of which have no sign of black spot and the older leaves covered in spots below. And not an aphid in sight after a remedy applied for those little devils as well.
Well the silly season is upon us, the never ending role out of end of year and Christmas functions. And at this time of the year they are not just limited to the weekend either. The problem can be how to you get going the morning after yet another Christmas shout when you have over imbibed the night before.
Nux vomica is the world famous ‘hangover’ remedy. During its homeopathic drug trials, some of the symptoms it produced were similar to those of a hangover and it is useful for restoring balance when you have over-indulged with food as well. It is the main remedy to have on standby during the festive season to ease symptoms such as headache, nausea and vomiting, retching or ineffectual urging with vomiting or diarrhoea and that feeling of a rock in the stomach from undigested food. Anyone needing Nux vomical will often say “If only I could vomit I would feel better!” It is always better to enjoy the good food and drink in moderation, but hey it’s Christmas after all!
It is that time of year again, itchy eyes, sore throat, blocked ears, runny or blocked noses and don't mention the sneezing. I was doing some research and found this interesting article on all types of things you can do the alleviate your symptoms. There are lots of little self help tips as well as general treatment options.
This is an interesting blogspot by a parent who has decided not to vaccinate his twin daughters against Hepatitis B just yet. He is not anti vaccinations but puts forward a good argument for serious consideration before taking a leap of faith.
The warmer weather has started and it won't be long until your animals start scratching again, that is if they have actually stopped over winter. With such a mild winter there will still be plenty of flea eggs and larvae around that will soon be activated by the warmth and a bit of activity in the area they have been hiding away in. You can get on top of the usual summer flea problem early by treating your pets with pulex, a proven flea remedy with no toxic chemicals. An initial dosing of twice daily for four days and then once a week for the rest of the season will keep your pets flea free and happy.
School holidays have arrived and this is the time we all get together with family both locally and from around the country. There has been a bit in the papers lately about measles outbreaks in various parts of the North Island. Contracting this normal childhood illness is not all bad as it gives lifetime immunity for the future. But if you are concerned your children have been exposed to measles I can assist with a remedy to help them through the illness with minimal disruption to both them and you. Give me a call.
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