Health Benefits Of Zinc: What Zinc Does For Your Body & How To Get More Of It

Dr Jess dermatology, endocrinology, fertility, Garden, gastroenterology, Immunology, Natural Fixes, Neurology, ophthalmology, psychiatry

Dr Jess: As I am sitting on the sofa recovering from a horrible cold writing this, Zinc seems the perfect mineral to write on. Unfortunately today my body is proof that despite good diet, herbs and supplements, my immune system can’t overcome sleep deprivation with my son Jack! I find zinc excellent to help shorten and lessen a cold, and also to …

The Benefits Of Psyllium Husk & How To Use It

Dr Jess Garden, gastroenterology

Dr Jess says: Psyllium husk is a safe, natural and effective fiber that can revolutionise your digestion. This is probably one of the products I recommend the most to patients with digestive problems including IBS, bowel disease, constipation or diarrhoea.  It is also great as a support alongside a healthy diet for losing weight and helping blood sugars in diabetics. …

Top 10 Supplements for Hypothyroidism

Dr Jess endocrinology, Garden, You

Vitamins, dietary nutrients and minerals play a surprisingly big role in how healthy our thyroid is. We are still learning how many of these nutrients work but so far we know that the top 10 nutrients for hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone) are: 1. Vitamin A – Supplementation with Vitamin A for 4 months has been shown to significantly reduce TSH …

Top 5 Herbs for Hypothyroidism

Dr Jess endocrinology, Garden

Traditional herbs have been used to treat symptoms of hypothyroidism like fatigue, low energy, weakness and ‘brain fog’ for hundreds, and in some cases thousands, of years. Scientific evidence is now beginning to show the effectiveness of these herbs on the thyroid and mechanisms for how they work. Dr Jess has used all of these in practice and these are …

Natural Insect Repellent (Bug Spray)

Dr Jess Garden

Our mum adapted this recipe and made it to huge demand for our clinic (thanks mum!). We have now tested this bug spray all over the world when travelling and hundreds of our patients and family and friends swear by it. All notice they rarely get bitten by anything when using it. Even better, with its high levels of essential …

Top 7 Herbs To Boost Your Immune System

Dr Jess Garden, Immunology

After treating thousands of patients and 11 years in natural health practice I have found my top 6 immune boosting and immune system healing herbs that help prevent infections and strengthen your natural immunity. This list is not of the most common herbs found in a search on google or of medical papers or research it is compiled from my extensive clinical experience and backed up by traditional herbal use and watching them help thousands of real-life patients.

Benefits Of Foods That Are High In Vitamin K2

Dr Jess Cancer support, cardiology, Garden, gastroenterology, musculoskeletal, Natural Fixes, obstetrics, sports medicine

Dr Jess: Vitamin K2 is probably one of the most important and least well known vitamins. I advise my adult patients taking Vitamin D supplements to take Vitamin K2 as well. Fermented foods, particularly kefir are also an important health food to add into our diets containing Vitamin K2 – although natto is definitely an acquired taste! Any patient with bone concerns, …

Health Benefits Of Ashwagandha: A Powerful Rejuvenating Herb

Dr Jess fertility, Garden, Natural Fixes, psychiatry, stress

Dr Jess says: Ashwagandha aka Withania somnifera root is a wonderful rejuvenating Ayurvedic herb. Safe, gentle and powerful it is now one of the most commonly used Ayurvedic herbs by medical herbalists – because, like us they find it works! Ashwagandha is used as a strengthening ‘tonic’ in Ayurvedic medicine for fatigue, fertility, debility and longevity… Dubbed as the Indian ‘Ginseng’, it is …