Pyrrole Disorder and Mental Health

What is Pyrrole Disorder? Pyrrole Disorder is an abnormality in biochemistry resulting in the overproduction of a urinary pyrrole called OHHPL (hydroxyhemoppyrrolin-2-one). It was first discovered in the late 1950′s by a team of Canadian researchers lead by Abram...
Boosting your families Immunity

Boosting your families Immunity

As our long humid summer comes to an abrupt end many of us start to think about flu season. The good news is that there are many natural ways of boosting our immune system and helping to prevent catching these bugs. An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of...

Food For Life

Words By John Burchell – Naturopath @ The Medical Sanctuary We are constantly bombarded with the do’s and don’ts of foods, the latest must follow diets, how food should look and taste, where we should buy foods and how much we should or shouldn’t eat. The...

Fabulous Food

Slow food, fast food, hot food, cold food, new food old food. It could be the start of a Dr Seuss book and could potentially be equally as crazy!! We are constantly bombarded with the do s and don’ts of foods, the latest must follow diets, how food should look and...

Nutrition for Winter: Ward off those Bugs

Cassi Cowlam, Naturopath, The Medical Sanctuary This is the season to be sniffily, and so it is important to give your body a fighting chance when faced with the culprits causing the common cold (bacteria) and influenza (viruses) which are so abundant at this time of...

Olive Leaf Winter Wellness

For many years the peoples of the Mediterranean have used fresh olive leaves for their healing properties. The earliest known use of fresh olive leaves for medicinal purposes appears to come from the ancient Egyptians. Olive Leaf Extract acts to prevent the onset of...
Winter Vegetable Soup

Winter Vegetable Soup

INGREDIENTS 4 celery stalks chopped 1 red pepper diced 1 green pepper diced 4 carrots chopped 2 parsnips chopped 2 large potatoes diced 1/2  butternut squash diced 2 large zucchini diced 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch ground pepper Dash of Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon...

Osteopathic Winter Wellness

If you want to avoid illness or at least reduce the time and intensity of sickness this winter here are a few uncommon common sense tips to help you stay healthy, and a bit of an ‘osteopathic lecture’ to help understand HOW they help. Upper and lower respiratory tract...

Winter Flu Prevention is Better Than a Cure

The Medical Sanctuary Holistic Medical Centre It has been said that a cold is three days in the coming, three days here and three more going. So who has a spare nine days? Your immune system is your own natural defence force that protects your body against invasion by...
What is Colon Hydrotherapy?

What is Colon Hydrotherapy?

WHAT IS COLON HYDROTHERAPY? Colon Hydrotherapy, also known as Colonic Irrigation is a gentle internal bath that helps cleanse the colon of toxins, gas, mucoprotein build up and accumulated faecal matter caused by stress, inadequate diet and other factors associated...
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