Tag: Herbs

Happy New Year! All the best for 2021

Happy New Year. 2021. Wishing you all the very best for 2021. Chase your dreams and make them a reality. “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! All the best for 2021”

Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board

I have been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board. Worldwide, Australian complementary medicine products are highly regarded as safe, effective, and of the highest quality. My vision for the direction for the Australian Complementary Medicines Industry is to: Increase public health and… Continue Reading “Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board”

Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS)

Very proud to announce that I am a now a Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS). It is an honour to be recognised.

Mentoring program is currently full

Hi everyone. Currently the mentoring program is full. It’s been a very busy time with mentoring practitioners. The next intake looks to be September, but will keep you updated if any spaces become available.

Sage advice for cognitive improvement

Salvia originates from the Latin word meaning “to heal”. Sage has various uses relating to cognitive function, including improving attention, learning, memory, secondary memory, cognition, and cognitive decline. Other uses of Sage include mood, inflammation, oxidative stress (antioxidant), hypercholesterolaemia, gout, dyspepsia, heartburn, bloating, ulcers,… Continue Reading “Sage advice for cognitive improvement”

Positive vibes

Sending out positive vibes to everyone during this stressful time

$5.2 Billion Industry

This year was a very big year for the complementary medicine industry and profession. Most Australians (73%) have used at least one form of complementary medicine in the last year with 33% taking a supplement on a daily basis and 13% taking a supplement… Continue Reading “$5.2 Billion Industry”

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019 – Eat a diet high in whole foods and plants, predominantly vegetarian or vegan. Increase consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. – Include beneficial fats and oils. – Stay hydrated – Drink more water. Aim… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019”

Books are awesome

I love books 📖. I have my own library of hundreds of books. I have lost count. Books broaden the mind and enlighten the spirit and soul. Today’s purchases include: 📖 Diseases of the Heart and Circulation by Professor Albert Peel, published in 1947… Continue Reading “Books are awesome”

FX Medicine podcast on Cardiometabolic Syndrome Part 1

Cardiometabolic syndrome is a very serious health condition that needs more recognition. Cardiometabolic syndrome is a multifactorial complex condition and is a cluster of abdominal obesity, elevated blood pressure, and elevated triglycerides and fasting plasma glucose. Additionally, there is insulin resistance, chronic inflammation, increased… Continue Reading “FX Medicine podcast on Cardiometabolic Syndrome Part 1”

Herbal Medicine – a snapshot

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 80% of the world’s population use traditional medicine for their primary health care needs. Most of this therapy involves the use of plant extracts or the active components from plants. Plants have been used for their… Continue Reading “Herbal Medicine – a snapshot”

Good health starts in the gut

Good health starts in the gut. To quote Hippocrates, “all disease begins in the gut”! I highly recommend The complete gut health cookbook by @chefpeteevans and @helenpadarin . A highly essential guide to improving the health of the digestive system and beyond. Did you… Continue Reading “Good health starts in the gut”

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing. Diet and nutrition play major roles in the prevention and management of chronic disease. 🥗 Eat colourful foods daily: – black: blackberries, grapes, black sesame seeds, nori, kelp – blue: blueberries, plums, berries –… Continue Reading “Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing”

Herbal medicine use and anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health condition in Australia. Over a quarter of Australian adults have reported having an anxiety disorder diagnosis in their lifetime. Approximately 14.4 % had a diagnosis of an anxiety disorder in the previous 12 months. Herbal medicines… Continue Reading “Herbal medicine use and anxiety”

The influence of herbal medicine on platelet function and coagulation: a narrative review.

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. Platelet activation and aggregation play a central role in hemostasis and thrombosis. Herbal medicines have been traditionally used in the management of CVD and can play a role in modifying CVD progression, particularly in… Continue Reading “The influence of herbal medicine on platelet function and coagulation: a narrative review.”

Herbal teas are on their way… Update 3

Another update on the herbal teas. I’m going to go with Dr B’s Herbal Teas 🙂 . Things have been very busy here with work so I have delayed the teas a bit. Working on the dream. Stay tuned for exciting news. PS. Happy… Continue Reading “Herbal teas are on their way… Update 3”