Dry skin remedies

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Bust out those woollies because the cooler weather is here, yes, even in Queensland the cooler temperatures can take their toll, especially on our skin. Luckily our resident naturopath Sandi Rogers has a few recipes up her sleeve to help you out. She covers a wide range of topics from natural exfoliants and moisturizers, the truth about dairy products, sick …

Sneezing and a persistent cough

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If you’ve been suffering from sneezing and a persistent cough, Sandi Rogers from the National College of Traditional Medicine had some great tips on the program today. Try this remedy to prevent and treat a runny nose or sore throat: Take 6 lemons and roast in your oven (keep the peel on) Once soft, put the lemons into a blender …

Immune Boosting Juice

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Try this recipe for a post-fever boost to the immune-system.  She also discussed apple cider vinegar, honey and vertigo. Sandi’s Immune Boosting Juice – 1/4 onion – 8 leaves of cabbage – the darker green the better – 1 carrot – 1 apple – including peel Juice all the ingredients and add an equal quantity of water. Make fresh for best affects. Take twice …

Cholesterol explained

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If you’re confused about cholesterol and what you should or shouldn’t eat, or if you should or shouldn’t take cholesterol lowering drugs, then you’re not alone. Sandi Rogers is the CEO of the national college of tradition medicine and each fortnight she answers your natural health questions. Here Sandi tackles crater tongue, thyroid antibodies and shares the recipe for cleaning …

Cold sores, psoriasis and children’s diets

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Naturopath Sandi Rogers, CEO of the National College of Traditional Medicine, joins us every second Tuesday to answer your health questions. Among our questions this week were cold sores, psoriasis, and a discussion of encouraging children to eat a healthy diet. Sandi says a child’s tastebuds starts with their parents; their tastes will naturally reflect theor parents’, so if you’re …

Hayfever and itchy skin

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Is the cooler weather making your skin dry and itchy? Naturopath Sandi Rogers, CEO of the National College of Traditional Medicine, has a recipe for an itch-soothing homemade moisturiser which could help: Gather several handfuls of stinging nettles (using gloves). Cover with boiling water, and steep for 20 minutes. Strain, and thoroughly mix the liquid into vegetable sorbolene. Maybe it’s …

Immuni-tea

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Sandi Rogers, CEO of the National College of Traditional Medicine, says viruses are a problem everywhere and no one is missing out! “They all seem to be affecting the mucus membrane of the nasal passage or the throat.” Sandi’s go to remedy has changed a little since it was last posted online to combat this new combination of head colds …

Apple cider vinegar

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Sandi Rogers, director of the National College of Traditional Medicine, spoke about the wonders of Apple cider vinegar. While the taste may take a bit of getting used to, Sandi says there are so many conditions it can help with.