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CRANIO-SACRAL THERAPY UNRAVELLED: 

  by Silvie Hylton-Potts   What is Cranio-Sacral Therapy? Cranio-Sacral Therapy is an extremely gentle yet powerful form of healing, in which the practitioner uses gentle touch to ‘tune in’ to the different structures of the client’s body in order to determine any areas of tension, restriction, misalignment or unresolved injury which may be showing […]

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The Benefits of Massage in Hot Weather

Your muscle function is impaired during spell of intense heat – along with energy levels, sluggishness, sleep etc…. Whether you work hard, play hard or BOTH you are most certainly working your muscles hard and you need to make sure they are working effectively. What do our muscles need in order to function properly? Our […]

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How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is based upon the theories of Chinese medicine, which is rooted in the practical philosophy of Daoism. It is all about harmony and balance; of the yin and yang, the three treasures (blood and qi, mind, and essence) and the five phases (Earth, Metal, Water, Wood, Fire). Whilst this might seem like a rather […]

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Protein Drinks – 697 Researched 8 survived strict scrutiny…..!

MAY 18, 2017 ~ THEOXFORDNATUROPATH The Best Protein Powder’s- Finally the research we have been waiting for… What are protein drinks and where did they come from? In short they are a collection  of globular proteins isolated from whey, which is a by product of cheese. Other varieties exist using hemp protein which are ideal […]

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Slippery Elm… I beg your pardon!

Herbs are the only food source on the planet containing specialised properties capable of enhancing our health through food, or improving common ailments known to cause a number of health problems like; inflammation, congestion, and aches to name a few. Yet like some banished bad boy herbs they are not given the recognition they deserve. […]

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Can acupuncture help chronic fatigue syndrome?

Latest research A recent meta-analysis on the effects of acupuncture for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) concluded acupuncture and moxibustion may have ‘better effect than other treatments’. It was published in the peer reviewed journal Biomed central. The study characterized CFS as, ‘unexplained fatigue that lasts for at least six months and accompanied by four or […]

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CRYSTAL HEALING

Most crystals have grown deep within the earth, being nurtured over millions of years.  True crystals have one of six specific internal atomic structures that give them their characteristics.  Quartz, amethyst, ruby and turquoise are just four of the many I work with.      Other things that are used in crystal healing are, for […]

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What is Aromatherapy?

Defining Aromatherapy Aromatherapy does not have a universally agreed definition. In France, aromatherapy is sometimes utilised as a medical intervention, In Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, certain US states & some other countries, Aromatherapy is more likely to be defined according to its application in generating revenue through marketable products such as mood-enhancing candles, […]

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Hay fever

  Spring has sprung, the flowers and blossom are poking through and I’ve even started to see frogspawn popping up in ponds. For most people this is a joyful time, realising that winter does actually end and that brighter, longer and warmer days are possible. However, for 1 in 5 people across the UK, and, […]

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Facial Reflexology

Facial Reflexology with Facelift Massage We would like to introduce you to one of our treatments, Facial Reflexology with a Facelift Massage. Offered by our therapist Lizzie Austin, a multi-talented professional who has trained in reflexology and a member of the Association of Reflexologists(MAR), this treatment is aimed at both relaxing you and making you […]

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