Ten years ago, when I was pregnant, I sought homeopathic assistance with labour and childbirth. I didn't believe in homeopathy any more than I believed attending weekly "Pregnant Yoga" sessions, in which we were encouraged to imagine our bodies ...
"Is homeopathy a sham?"
It speaks volumes that a law change to regulate the natural health market by requiring products to be safe, accurately labelled and of a high quality has achieved cross-party support. And that it has the backing of the industry body, Natural Health ...... "Editorial: Law on natural remedies a good balance"
But increasing numbers of New Zealanders are using acupuncture to maintain good health - sometimes in conjunction with traditional western medicines, sometimes as an alternative. It's nothing new, of course. The text believed to be the earliest in ... "Acupuncture: Pins and needles for good health"
I swapped my morning latte and afternoon sugar fix with a copper tongue scraper and a sugar-free diet inspired by an Ayurvedic doctor. The next major vice to throw in is the booze. This is the biggest and the baddest of all my indulgences.See all stori... "Giving up alcohol and getting on the wagon"
Dr Punjabi said that besides relaxation, ayurvedic massage also removes toxins from deep tissues, cleanses the body and rejuvenates internal systems. The room smells like incense and fresh jasmine and a tall carved wood contraption with a hanging metal... "Alternative therapies: Balancing of elements seen as key to good life"