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Winter

Winter

While in spring the seeds sprout and the sun heats the earth, in winter nature crawls back into the soil and people are doing the same thing; intuitively we turn inside ourselves during winter. Winter is a time to slow down and gather energy for when the spring comes...

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Collagen

Collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein that forms your skin, providing structure and firmness. Collagen is produced by special cells in the second layer of your skin. Collagen is produced by fibroblasts and broken down by enzymes. If this production and breakdown...

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Gua Sha stones back in stock

Gua Sha stones back in stock

Gua Sha is used to induce the action of collagen building cells in the layer of the skin, improve blood circulation and lymphatic drainage and relieve facial muscle tension. Rose quartz is one of the most used crystals used for healing. The energetic vibration of rose...

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Fertility Program

Fertility Program

by Aleisha Rasheed, Doctor of Chinese Medicine & Natalie Gibson, Naturopath. The Altona Acupuncture fertility program offers the special benefit of having a team of practitioners working together to support you. Fertility is complex, involving optimizing your...

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Immunity Broth

Immunity Broth

We are so excited to tell you that Nat (naturopath) and I developed our own organic tea / broth for your immunity. With this broth/tea you enjoy the benefits of Chinese medicine and naturopathic medicine in one cup. It's called Ying Qi and it is delicious! You can buy...

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Spotlight on Hay Fever and 4 helpful acupuncture tips

Spotlight on Hay Fever and 4 helpful acupuncture tips

Hay fever is an allergic reaction to dust, pollen and other airborne allergens. In response to these otherwise harmless floaties the nasal sinuses become inflamed which causes sneezing, runny nose, watery and itchy eyes and headaches. Hay fever is most common during...

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5 Tips To Boost Your Immune System and Stay Healthy

5 Tips To Boost Your Immune System and Stay Healthy

The strength of your immune system is tested in winter. According to Chinese medicine this is because our immune system requires heat (yang energy) to circulate between our skin and muscles but in winter our yang energy retreats inwards to protect our organs. Check...

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