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 …

What Is Hooponopono? Benefits & Techniques In The Art Of Forgiveness

Dr Jess Natural Fixes, psychiatry, stress, You

Ho’oponopono is an ancient Hawaiian practice of healing through forgiveness. We can learn a lot about forgiveness from this ancient and powerful tradition. Ho’o means ‘to make‘ and pono ‘right‘ – the double use of pono means with both yourself and others. Practicing this ritual allows you to let go of negative emotions particularly anger and resentment The ancient Haiwaiins …

Benefits Of Magnesium: What You May Not Know About This Super Supplement

Dr Jess cardiology, endocrinology, Garden, musculoskeletal, Natural Fixes, Neurology, obstetrics, psychiatry, sleep, sports medicine

Dr Jess says: This is definitely in my top 3 supplements with Vitamin D. I have seen magnesium significantly improve sleep in many of my patients (and myself!) and it is my number one recommendation for anyone doing a lot of exercise or suffering from cramp. A wonderful mineral that can make a massive difference to how you feel and definitely …

Healthy Coconut Oil: The Most Powerful Benefits To Your Health

Dr Jess cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, oral health, weight loss, You

Coconut oil made from the coconut (Cocos nucifera) is a staple in our pantry, medicine cabinet and cosmetics. An incredibly diverse and powerful oil for your health, coconut oil is amazing to eat, apply to your skin, use on your teeth and so much more. Although it looks like a solid fat, it quickly melts at body temperature and becomes …

How To Work Astragalus Into Your Diet

Dr Jess Cancer support, cardiology, endocrinology, Garden, gastroenterology, Immunology, Natural Fixes, Respiratory

Astragalus membranaceous (aka Huang Qi or Milkvetch) is a Traditional Chinese Herb for Qi and blood deficiency, and used as an immune tonic and for fatigue. Watch the video below for a summary of the research into this fantastic herb: Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an immune tonic and for fatigue, easy bruising and prolapses… Astragalus is one of the …

Tips For Avoiding Wheat In Your Diet

Dr Jess gastroenterology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, Neurology, psychiatry, toxins, You

Wheat – especially white flour – is highly processed and inflammatory. It has changed dramatically over the last 100 years and may now be a grain to avoid (or minimise) for our health.  Top 8 Reasons To Be Wary Of Wheat 1) Modern wheat milling removes the nutritious outer hull and germ In the past the wheat was milled …

The Stress-Busting Benefits Of Shinrin-Yoku

Dr Jess fatigue, Garden, Natural Fixes, psychiatry, stress, You

Shinrin-Yoku means ‘forest bathing’ or taking in the forest atmosphere and has been investigated by the Japanese since the 1980s for its health benefits. Most of us know instinctively that walking in natural environments like woods and forests can make us feel better but the research is still fascinating! Research(1) shows that just 15 minutes walking in the forest: lowers …

Supercharge Your Health… By Skipping Breakfast

Dr Jess endocrinology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, weight loss, You

Breakfast is not the most important meal of the day! And it doesn’t boost your metabolism or kick-start your day. This MYTH was created by cereal companies in the 1900’s (1) as a large campaign to encourage cereal consumption among workers. There is NO evidence that eating breakfast helps you eat better the rest of the day, lose weight, have better …

Benefits Of Activated Charcoal: Natural Healing Properties & How To Take It

Dr Jess Garden, gastroenterology, Natural Fixes, oral health, toxins

Activated charcoal is an excellent detoxifier. It is one of the few substances that can absorb gas and so help uncomfortable bloating and wind… Learn more below. Used historically in water filtration and for ulcers and wounds Activated charcoal was first used medicinally by the ancient Egyptians in 1500BC on infected ulcers and wounds, and for unpleasant gases from the …