Homeopathy

Croupy cough

  Croup is a type of a viral laryngitis caused by a parainfluenza virus (yes, the same family as the Flu) which tends to affect children under the age of 5, especially those suffering from asthma, hay fever or any other allergies. Croup is characterised by a hollow, barking cough, hoarseness and noisy breathing. It… Continue reading Croupy cough

Homeopathy

5 Stages of Healing

Did you know that healing is a process, just like everything else in life? It’s not an instant yet short lived solution as offered by pain killers or antihistamines; it’s a journey to an overall better health which is wrought by its ups and downs. At the Complementary Medicine Clinic, we understand that each one… Continue reading 5 Stages of Healing

Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive degenerative disorder which affects the neurons responsible for motor skills; resulting in shaking, difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. Harmonious work of the nervous system depends upon the balanced action and information exchange between its cells (neurons). Neurons use special messenger molecules, called neurotransmitters, in order to rely information between… Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease

Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy

Echinacea in Herbalism and Homeopathy

What is Echinacea and what are its uses? Echinacea Angustifolia belongs to the botanical family of Compositae, along with a common daisy and a sunflower. This amazing herb has the ability to activate macrophages- white blood cells responsible for destruction of viruses, bacteria and other pathogens; as well as stimulation of the natural killer (NK)… Continue reading Echinacea in Herbalism and Homeopathy

Homeopathy

The Nightmare also known as Acne

Did you know that acne is the most common of all skin problems, affecting as much as 80% of the population? Acne is an umbrella-term for different types of eruptions arising from a similar origin which can be divided into two groups: Noninflammatory acne- which includes blackheads and whiteheads Inflammatory acne (where we can see… Continue reading The Nightmare also known as Acne