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Herbal Medicines

Herbal medicine has its origins in ancient cultures. It involves the medicinal use of plants to treat disease and enhance general health and wellbeing. People generally are now moving towards using alternative natural herbal medicines from lab-synthesized pharmaceutical medicines.

 Medical uses for Specific herbs as medicine 

Herbal medicines work to program your body to a condition of natural balance so that healing takes place naturally. Different herbs used work on different systems of the body. These herbal medicines are available as over the counter health supplements and blended with vitamins; available as herbal vitamin pills.

Some of the herbs that are normally used in herbal medicine as active ingredients, and their traditional uses, include:

chinacea 

To stimulate the immune system and aid the body in fighting infection. Used to treat ailments such as boils, fever, and herpes

Dong Quai   

Used for gynecological complaints, such as premenstrual tension, menopause symptoms, and period pain. Some studies indicate that dong quai can lower blood pressure

Garlic 

Used to reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering levels of blood fats and cholesterol. The antibiotic and antiviral properties of garlic mean that it is also used to fight colds, sinusitis and other respiratory infections

Ginger 

Many studies have shown ginger to be useful in treating nausea, including motion sickness and morning sickness. Ginger has been shown to be effective against exercise-induced muscle pain.

Ginkgo biloba 

Commonly used to treat poor blood circulation and tinnitus. Ginkgo contains high levels of flavonoids and terpenoids, which are compounds known for their strong antioxidant effects. Ginkgo has been repeatedly evaluated for its ability to reduce anxiety, stress and other symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline associated with aging.

Ginseng 

Generally used to treat weakness, for example during recovery from illness. Also used to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, however overuse of ginseng has been associated with raised blood pressure.

 

Hypericum 

Commonly known as St John’s wort. Studies have suggested that St John’s wort is just as effective as some pharmaceutical antidepressants in treating mild to moderate depression. It is also used for anxiety and insomnia.

 

Purchase herbal medicine from a reputed pharmacist or supplier

Not all herbal medicines that are sold are safe. Always purchase products from a reputable practitioner or pharmacist. Unregulated herbal medicines from overseas may not be manufactured to the same quality and standard as regulated medicines and have been found to have dangerous levels of lead, mercury or arsenic, which can cause serious health problems.

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Acupressure Points for labor and birth

 

Acupressure is the application of external force on certain pressure points of the body. It can be done either by using fingers, or sometimes even by using feet, knees, elbows, and legs.

 

Acupressure & pregnancy

Acupressure has a ton of benefits right from releasing energy blockages, encouraging the baby to take an appropriate position for delivery, bring relief from pain, maintain proper hormonal levels, and so on. Since acupressure releases energy, it ends up affecting the hormones and increases blood circulation, which makes it quite beneficial in the first 3 months of the pregnancy and the final month.

Does Acupressure labor really work?

Studies revolving around acupressure to start labor are not as widespread as others. However, the ones that exist seem to hint towards a positive answer. At times, using acupressure techniques could cut down the duration of labor leading to speedy delivery. The pressure points used in the procedure assist the baby in moving down the birth canal which triggers the labor and assists in easy delivery as well.

When is it safe to use Acupressure for inducing labor?

For pregnant women, the acupressure spots must be triggered only if you are past your due date and yet there are no signs of a delivery taking place, your labor has been induced but muscles lack the strength for contractions and active labor is yet to begin and the amniotic sac has broken already.

Tips that provide comfort with Acupressure labor

  • Try out a few breathing exercises to calm down the body before beginning the process.
  • Acupressure massage to induce laborcan be conducted in any order of the points.
  • Bladder 28 & 48, stomach 29 and kidney 3 points are quite successful in reducing any pain during labor.
  • Spleen 6, large intestine 4 and gallbladder 21 are the points that help the body get ready for delivery.
  • Having your feet rubbed as you deliver the baby can bring your immense relief.
  • Using the acupressure points while delivery is ongoing can help reduce the pain quite a bit.

 

The effects of acupressure vary from person to person. Pregnant women can experience the onset of labor within an hour of applying pressure or even take as long as the next day. By making use of acupressure points for labor pain and delivery, you can ensure that the process is smooth and comfortable for you and look forward to taking care of your newborn child.

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Acupuncture clinic in Spearwood, Bibra lake, Hamilton Hill

Acupuncture a useful tool in modern medicine

 Acupuncture

It’s a treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths. This, it is claimed, can help boost wellbeing and cure illnesses. Traditional Chinese medicine explains that health is the result of a melodious balance of life and Illness is said to be the consequence of an imbalance.

Uses of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is said to be useful in addressing a variety of health conditions, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Migraines
  • Nausea
  • Sciatica
  • Sinus congestion
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Tinnitus
  • Weight loss

 

Some people use acupuncture to promote fertility. It is also used to quit smoking and as a component of the treatment for other addictions. Cosmetic acupuncture, also known as facial acupuncture, is used to improve the appearance of skin. Health is linked to both your happiness and productivity.

Acupuncture and Its function in Modern Medicine

Although acupuncture seems unbelievable to Western medical thinking, the results obtained in the treatment of certain disease states cannot be lightly left. The fact that many disorders for which acupuncture therapy is useful are thought to have a large emotional component only serves to reinforce the concept of the inseparability of mind and body.

Acupuncture to reduce Workplace Stress

Acupuncture can increase your chances of workplace success and offers many benefits to boost your productivity. Acupuncture may also reduce the physical and emotional impacts of an unhealthy or stressful work environment. While work is a major trigger, acupuncture has been proven to lower stress hormones and moderate mood to reduce anxiety and improve overall feelings of happiness.

Acupuncture improves the immune system

Acupuncture can help fight off pathogens by boosting the body’s immune system. Acupuncture treatment can also reduce the duration of a cold and relieve debilitating symptoms that keep you feeling miserable.

Some people use acupuncture to promote fertility. It is also used to quit smoking and as a component of the treatment for other addictions. Cosmetic acupuncture, also known as facial acupuncture, is used to improve the appearance of skin. Health is linked to both your happiness and productivity.

 

 

 

 

Acupuncture and alternative health treatments in Bibra Lake and Spearwood.

Acupuncture and other alternative health treatments in Bibra Lake and Spearwood.

Wishing you all a Happy New Years

Narture

“Where healing begins”

Please note we have moved from

Coogee Commercial Centre

Near Fremantle

6/83 Mell Road

Spearwood

WA 6163

                                                                            Our new home

NEW!!  Acupuncture treatment is now available at Bibra Lake

Wise Wellness Centre

U5/3 La Fayette Blvd

Bibra Lake WA 6163

 

Call 0467 342 223 for an appointment or Email sue@narture.com.au

The following conditions are often treated with acupuncture.

1) Acupuncture can help with fertility issues.

2) Acupuncture can be used as an aid to stop smoking.

3) Acupuncture can also help reduce food craving. This can be a useful tool when dealing with weight loss.

4) Acupuncture treatment offers a realistic affordable option to help relieve stress. Stress can cause high blood pressure and diabetic.

5)  Acupuncture can help reduce back

6) Acupuncture treatment can help reduce neck pain. Untreated this often leading to headaches

NEW!!  Now available at

Wise Wellness Centre

U5/3 La Fayette Blvd

Bibra Lake WA 6163

There is free parking at our clinic.  Call 0467 342 223 to make an appointment and live well.

 

Remedial massage and Acupuncture services Spearwood

Remedial massage and Acupuncture services Spearwood

Call 0467 342 223 for an appointment or Email sue@narture.com.au

http://www.narture.com.au/acupuncture-clinic-spearwood-wa/

Spearwood North Coogee, North Lake, South Lake, Success, Wattleup and Yangebup.

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, healing the whole body and you heal the person

 

Acupuncture and other alternative health treatments like massage have been around for many years. Although Acupuncture originated in China over 2000 years ago it is now practiced all over the world and we at Narture are here in Spearwood to help improve your health and wellbeing. Massage is a global phenomenon and has been used all over the world to heal people, many societies have developed massage techniques to help with injuries and also to help relax a person and repair the mind.

Call 0467 342 223 for an appointment or Email sue@narture.com.au

What are the benefits of massage?

Massage is helpful in bringing relief from pain, it is used to help bring about a rehabilitation process after sport or other injuries such as muscle strain, back pain and neck pain just to mention a few.

Massage can help to relieve stress, you only have to experience the benefits of receiving a massage after a long –haul flight.

Massage has also been known to relieve anxiety and depression.

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Your body and mind are treated together

Both Acupuncture and therapeutic massage belong to the stable of holistic school of medical treatment. What distinguishes a holistic approach to healing compared to other health treatments is that the body and the mind are treated as a whole.

Modern medicine often only treats the illness

Often medical practitioners only treat an illness, the illness may well be masking other life style and social issues which are causing the problem and poor health.

Easy access from:

Coogee, Hamilton Hill, Fremantle, South Fremantle, Beaconsfield, Atwell, Aubin Grove, Banjup, Beeliar, Bibra Lake, Cockburn Central, Coogee, Coolbellup, Hammond Park, Henderson, Jandakot, Leeming and Munster

Call or email and make an appointment we have free parking right outside the clinic.

Call 0467 342 223 for an appointment or Email sue@narture.com.au

Postal address

PO box 147, South Fremantle, WA 6162