In this section we offer a selection of technical articles that may be of interest. This articles have been published only with the purpose to inform and do not pretend to prescribe.
Ginkgo Biloba, a Medicinal Tree
If you wanted an example of how nature can supply us with medicines, there is probably no better plant to choose than Ginkgo Biloba.
Gallstones are hard clumps composed of bile pigments, cholesterol and calcium salts, in varying proportions, which can form in the gall bladder. It is the gall bladder that stores bile – a secretion produced by the liver to emulsify fats when it is released through the bile duct into the small intestine. Gallstones can develop […]
TATT (‘tired all the time’) is ranked as one of the main health concerns amongst the UK population and is one of the most common symptoms that practitioners have to deal with. The persistent, lingering weariness is usually a classic symptom of some other problem such as poor nutrition, overwork or poor sleeping habits. Once […]
Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium (womb lining) grows in sites outside the uterus eg: the ovaries, fallopian tubes, ligaments, bowel and bladder. Once in place, this endometrial tissue responds to the natural hormone cycle and sheds blood within these body cavities, often causing inflammation, pain and even infertility. Women may exhibit a […]
Eczema is a common skin condition characterized by dry thickened skin which flakes and forms blisters and is intensely itchy. Diet and lifestyle Avoid common sources of irritation eg: wool and synthetic fibers, washing powders, nickel, rubber and the house dust mite. Food allergy is an important factor in eczema and many sufferers notice an […]
Acne is a common disorder of the glands in the skin. Although it is particularly common amongst males and typically begins at puberty, acne can erupt at any age. It is characterized by the recurrence of blackheads, white-heads and cysts, and it affects primarily the face, back and shoulders. Orthodox treatment usually involves long-term treatment […]