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Stop yourself going down with flu this winter

Arm yourself for winter: we recommend that every household should stock up with oscillococcinum, the homeopathic flu prevention Last year was a bumper year for flu, with records numbers of people suffering. It was the worst flu season in almost two decades. Part of the reason flu has managed to hit so badly is that the…

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Preparing your body and mind for winter

Morning mists, a chill and damp in the air, leaves mellowing red and yellow… autumn is upon us. And with the mists rolls in a different kind of energy. After the expansive energy of summer the colder months offer an opportunity to restore, reflect and re-nourish ourselves. Our polarity therapist Jane Seaman offers her thoughts on…

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Immune boost mix: potent protection against colds and flu

There’s an awful lot of snot in the air right now! So many people have already succumbed to a heavy lurgy this season, and we’re not even into winter. Our immune systems have to work extra hard at this time of year, exposed to more bacteria and viruses than usual – then we go and…

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So how are you sabotaging your immune system?

As the government predicts record levels of flu this winter, it’s going to be crucial that we all keep our immune system on top form. Our naturopathic nutritionist Rhi Hepple outlines some of the ways you could be compromising your immunity   It’s that time of year again when our immune systems are working super-hard…

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5 ways to boost your immunity

So, sad to say, the nights are drawing in. At this time of year, as the autumn mists begin to swirl of a morning, we have a single mantra: immunity, immunity, immunity. However healthy you are and however saintly your lifestyle and diet, you will be exposed to more bacteria and viruses over the coming…

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Say no to antibiotics

Antibiotics save lives, no question. But little could Alexander Fleming have anticipated, when he happened upon penicillin in a lab in 1928, that they could end up being ‘one of the greatest threats to patients’ safety’ nearly a century later. This statement is made, not by quacks but by the government’s own website, nhs.uk. And…

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