Nutrition for sinusitis and cancer treatment

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Director of the National College of Traditional Medicine, Sandi Rogers, says sinusitis is proving to be really bad this year. But while it may sound old fashioned, she says Horseradish is a wonderful plant you can use. “We really do need to get people back into growing horseradish and eating it because that’s one of the best things you could …

Skin Calming Recipes

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Cracked heel Balm 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup of raw sugar The juice of 1 lemon Grated rind of 1 lemon Combine all ingredient and soak for one hour Massage small amount into heels Put socks on and walk around to increase circulation Leave for around an hour Wash off with warm water Mixture can be refrigerated …

Treatment for dandruff, acid mantle and itchy scalp

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Sandi is a naturopath and the Director of the National College of Traditional Medicine. Here is the recipe for Sandi Rogers’ treatments for dandruff, acid mantle and itchy scalp. For dandruff: Wash hair with baby shampoo then rinse with (1/2 a teacup of Apple Cider Vinegar in one litre of water). For acid mantle: Use 1 teaspoon of good quality …

Rosacea, increasing breast milk production and shingles

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Sandi Rogers is the Director of the National College of Traditional Medicine and every two weeks she joins us with advice for health issues.  The general advice for this week: Rosacea: Sandi says to avoid spicy food like chilli and even pepper.  Avoid strong exfoliants, use witch hazel instead to clean your face.  For a topical treatment make up a …

Psoriasis

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How to treat psoriasis: Sandy says psoriasis is aggrivated by stress and highly processed foods, so increase your fresh food intake, (like lots of leafy greens). You can also try making this juice: Take 6 green beans and 1/4 of a fresh beetroot.  Juice them together and then add the same amount of water (1/4 cup water to every 1/4 …

Hair loss, eczema and other natural remedies

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For the first time in 2011, our Naturopath Sandi Rogers is back. Sandi is the Director of the National College of Traditional Medicine, and will answer your health queries every Tuesday fortnight on afternoons. On her first shift back, Sandi helped with hair loss, eczema and other natural remedies. Take a listen back if you missed the segment…

Natural body exfoliator

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Brown sugar (as much or as little as you like) Put into a bowl Pour good quality extra virgin olive oil and cover the sugar. Wait until it dissolves. Add a copule of tablespoons of lemon or lime juice. Mix together. Put it in a jar in the shower and you have your very own home made body exfoliator!

Tennis elbow and bakers cyst remedy

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Remedy for tennis elbow/bakers cyst Electric soda or Epsom salt wrap and castor oil. If there is a lot of fluid around the area use electric soda or Epsom salt powdered down. Put on to a cloth and wrap around the area.  That will draw the fluid out. The salt will be really dry the next morning. Once the moisture …

Remedy for Tennis Elbow – Castor Oil Wrap

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Firstly, see a practitioner to see exactly where the pain is occurring. Then dip a wad of cotton wool into castor oil and place the cotton wool on the affected area, wrap it in cling wrap and seal it. Leave the wrap on overnight and then remove. Repeat for 14 days straight. The oil will soak into the skin and …

Arthritis, Sciatic nerve, Cramps, Anxiety and Pins & Needles

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Does tumeric help with arthritis? 1/4 (quarter) teaspoon recommended daily application, you can mix it with apple juice or with balsamic vinegar with salad dressing. Problems with Sciatic nerve, what can I do? Massage or physiotherapist can look at the muscles. Need structured exercise must seek professional help. Sit down, put hand down front on lap lift leg on weak …