Barbara Roberts, Homeopath

Motion Sickness

This can be debilitating. My eldest has suffered from car sickness since she was a baby and every car journey over 30 minutes – even if straight, flat, Auckland Motorway – has her nauseous and sometimes vomiting. Motion sickness, travel sickness, car sickness, sea sickness, it’s all the same thing. It’s caused because the brain receives conflicting messages from the inner ear, the eyes and skin and muscle nerve receptors. The “I’m moving/I’m not moving” confusion causes nausea, dizziness and …

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World Antibiotic Awareness week

This week is World Antibiotic Awareness week. Antibiotics were a miracle when first isolated and used, Penicillin was called “the Wonder Drug” by the end of World War II. Drug resistance rapidly followed- after all bacteria reproduce rapidly. The first drug resistant bacteria were found in 1947- just four years after Penicillin started being mass produced. That was fine though, there were always new antibiotics being discovered. But in our lifetime (or the lifetimes of our children) we may well …

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Tissue Salts

What are they and how to take them? Schuessler (pictured here) was a doctor in the late 19th century. To better understand human physiology he analysed the ash residue from people who were cremated. He concluded that there were 12 different tissue salts that make up the human body, and then spent further time researching to figure out what role each tissue salt played in the human body. The twelve salts are: * Calc Fluor- for Elasticity. This mineral is …

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I have seen this shared a few times. Love this and a good description why I love being a Homeopath. The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a Medical Doctor, decided to explain the problem with Homeopathy. He argued, “What’s a person going to get out of homeopathy other than junk science, a sugar pill and water? Why would anyone want to be a Homeopath?” To stress his point he said to another guest; “You’re …

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