Chocolate Dipped Figs

Chocolate Dipped Figs

Figs are in season!   Figs are a superfood because their nutritional value is impressive. They have the highest mineral and fiber content of all common fruits, nuts, or vegetables. One serving of figs (fresh or dried) provides 6% of the Daily Value for calcium...

Lemongrass Essential Oils

Lemongrass Essential Oils

You might have smelled a citrusy and herbaceous smell in the clinic recently. We have been putting lemongrass essential oils in our diffusers!   Lemongrass is a tropical, grassy plant used in cooking and herbal medicine. Extracted from the leaves and stalks of...

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Not all chocolate is bad, dark chocolate has many benefits such as containing antioxidants and minerals. The darker the chocolate the higher percentage of antioxidants they will contain.   Many of these beneficial substances are destroyed by cooking, processing...

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a collection of recurrent emotional and physical symptoms that occurs a few days before a woman’s menstrual cycle. It can differ between people hence treatments for PMS can vary drastically.   The imbalance in the levels of estrogen...

Fennel

Fennel

Fennel is in season, and I love it with fish.   Fennel is super high in dietary fibre, potassium, assist in maintaining low blood pressure. It’s got vitamins A, C, B6, and reduces free radicals that lead to premature ageing. Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin...

Long COVID Symptoms

Long COVID Symptoms

Recently we been treating patients with long COVID symptoms.   Even after a month since they had Covid, there can be residual phlegm and cough. There may still be fatigue, brain fog, muscle and joint pain and digestive symptoms. It could also trigger asthma...