Tag: complementary medicine

Exercise and Anti-ageing: Pandemic proof routines

Monday 10th January 2022

Since the pandemic, many of us have seen a massive shift in our day to day routines. Our exercise was limited, our socialisation was reduced and the work from home initiative commenced. Even after these […]

A Nutritious Christmas: Which Spices to Include

Monday 20th December 2021

It is the most wonderful time of the year! Whilst there is plenty to look forward to over the holidays, there is also plenty to do. Often, through sheer busyness, our best intentions (nutritionally) seem […]

The Healing Power of Festive Plants

Tuesday 14th December 2021

As our advent calendars start to empty and the countdown to Christmas continues, I thought it fitting that we take a look at some of the fascinatingly festive plants. Not only that, but we will […]

Placebos prove powerful even when people know they’re taking one

Tuesday 18th August 2020

How much of a treatment is mind over matter? It is well documented that people often feel better after taking a treatment without active ingredients simply because they believe it’s real — known as the […]

Plant-derived SVC112 hits cancer stem cells, and leaves healthy cells alone

Sunday 02nd February 2020

The red, tube-shaped flowers of the firecracker bush (Bouvardia ternifolia), native to Mexico and the American Southwest, attract hummingbirds. The bush also produces the chemical bouvardin. Tin Tin Su, PhD, and her colleagues have shown […]