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Nettle Pesto

  Nettles are often thought of as merely an invasive weed.  But perhaps think again before ridding your garden of those nuisance nettles. Nettles, particularly young nettles, are tasty and nutritious and can make a great addition to your diet.  They are high in vitamins and minerals, particularly […]

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Festive Treats

Here’s a simple grain and dairy free sweet treat recipe for the festive period. Happy Christmas! Lemon Coconut Bites Ingredients 1 cup desiccated coconut ½ to 1 cup dates (depending on taste) 1 cup walnuts, hazelnuts or pecans (soaked overnight) Juice and rind of 1 lemon Pinch […]

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Bone Broth

  This is ideal weather for introducing bone stocks/broths into your diet.  Bone broths are a great source of minerals, and contain natural gelatin which supports digestive health. You can make a large pot of stock and refrigerate or freeze some for later use. Stock can be used to […]

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Fermented Vegetables

Traditionally most cultures included probiotic foods in their daily diet to aid digestion and promote beneficial bacteria in the gut. With modern diets, and processing methods such as pasteurisation, probiotic foods are now rarely eaten. A simple way to include these foods in your diet is to […]

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Women’s Health Workshop

  Women’s Health Workshop Irish School of Homeopathy With Thérèse Cosgrove Saturday, 14th June, 10am – 5pm Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway This workshop is the ideal follow-on course for anyone who has attended an introductory workshop and would like to know more. During this 1 day course […]

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Beating IBS with Acupuncture

A recent study by the University of York Department of Health Studies in the UK showed positive results on IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) using acupuncture.The trial used 233 long-term IBS sufferers, average duration 13 years, whose symptom severity scores (SSS) were 100 or more. They were split into two […]

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Do you have Adrenal Fatigue?

  Common symptoms include: Difficulty waking in the morning Need caffeine to get going Feeling overwhelmed by everyday tasks Pronounced fatigue in the afternoon between 2-5pm Feel better in the evening and more alert around 10-11pm Waking between 2-3am with busy or anxious thoughts Eyes over-sensitive to […]

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Homeopathic Tissue Salts

Tissue salts or ‘cell salts’ are mineral salts which are naturally present in our bodies.  These minerals have an important role in the healthy structure and functioning of our body, such as bone formation, building brain cells, nerve development, muscle elasticity, fluid balance and much more.   Homoeopathic […]

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Homeopathy for Hay-Fever

It’s that time of year again! For hay-fever sufferers spring time can herald weeks or even months of symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is a condition where the mucous membranes in the nose have a hypersensitive reaction to specific substances or allergens.  The symptoms of allergic […]

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Autism – it’s not all about genetics

Extract from Irish Times Article: Autism – it’s not all about genetics What I was told at diagnosis – that autism is an inborn genetic disorder – has been debunked in recent years Adrienne Murphy, The Irish Times Tue, Mar 18, 2014, 01:00 The journey of knowledge-acquisition […]

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