Researchers testing the effectiveness of combined acupuncture and herbal medicine on children with autism have found the treatment to be more effective than standard rehabilitation. They concluded that acupuncture improves communication, language, physical movement, and sensory perception. In addition, the children in the study demonstrated improvements in self-care.
The eyes inform our every moment, even while we sleep. Before we wake, information from the eyes is being received by the hypothalamus in the brain, sensing light levels and regulating our circadian rhythm. Of our five senses vision is generally our dominant sense
The Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists International is the leading professional body for qualified Iridologists in the UK. The GNI are currently exploring the herb lectures by Dr John Christopher, an American Naturopath and Herbalist who developed over 50 formulas used worldwide and founded the School of Natural Healing in Utah.
Insomnia is a common Parkinson’s disease complication, with between 70% and 95% of Parkinson’s sufferers affected. In this study a combination scalp acupuncture and herbal medicine were used to treat Parkinson's related insomnia. A total of 50 patients were recruited.
Studying the iris, the coloured part of the eye, dates as far back as 1400 BC. More recently, in 1867, a Hungarian doctor and scientist named Ignatz von Peczely published research in his book ‘Discoveries in the Realms of Nature and the Art of Healing’.
Recent work summarised research from several publications across the USA, as well as from several different countries, where authors explain differing opinions about Iridology. This present paper summarises evidence that supports Iridology. The data is obtained from abstracts and official publications from medical journals.
On Sunday 23rd September, Jody James, a qualified herbalist will be running a further practical workshop near Pontardawe. After a walk around the Riverside Centre meeting the various plants and learning safe identification and practical use, attendees will make a Hawthorn tincture to take home.
Research concluded that acupuncture combined with herbal medicine is effective for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Significant improvements were shown in heartburn, chest pain and acid reflux symptoms over the biomedicine group.
A new study concluded that acupuncture is more effective than anticonvulsant drug therapy for the treatment of blepharospasms, an abnormal contraction or twitch of one or both eyelids.
On Sunday 12th August, Jody James, a qualified herbalist will be running a further practical workshop near Pontardawe. After a walk around the Riverside Centre meeting the various plants and learning safe identification and practical use, attendees will make a healing ointment to take home.
Do you lay awake at night watching the minutes and then hours slip away, unable to fall asleep? Or perhaps you wake in the early hours of the morning and are unable to get back to sleep?
Jody James, a qualified herbalist, will be running a practical workshop near Pontardawe. During a walk around the Riverside Centre, a beautiful haven for wildlife, you will meet the various plants and learn safe identification and their practical uses; allowing you to incorporate this wonderful source of vitality into your life.