Barbara Roberts, Homeopath

Shingles

Shingles is a viral infection, characterised first by an itching or tingling sensation under the skin, and then by a rash with raised fluid filled vesicles that appear only on one side of the body and usually follow an arc along a nerve. There may be a headache, fever and/or a general feeling of being unwell. Unfortunately, shingles seems to be prevalent at the moment. Many Pharmacists have noticed a rise in cases, and there may be a couple of …

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Stress, Fear and Covid-19

It’s ubiquitous at the moment, almost everyone is affected by stress in some form related to Covid-19. I posted recently about Emotional First Aid for those who are working in jobs now mandated for vaccination (you can find the post here: http://homeopathbarbara.com/2021/10/13/emotional-first-aid/). This post is looking at another side- where there is fear and anxiety related to Covid-19, stress, frustration and in some cases fear of the un-vaccinated and/or people not wearing masks. Anxiety is not always rational, and sometimes …

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Drug Overdose and Homeopathy

Drug overdose and homeopathy. This day, last year, my then 3 year old son found my husband’s sleeping tablets (which were hidden away inside several different bags in a drawer but he fossicked and found them). He took one Zopiclone 7.5mg tablet, by the time we realised we estimate 20 minutes had passed and he was very drowsy and drunk acting. At this point we rang the Poisons centre- 0800 POISONS (NZ). The woman there was fantastic with quick and …

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Emotional First Aid

I know many people are reeling from the announcement about mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers and teachers. I have a few posts that you may wish to re-read. *Informed consent (because if you are being forced this is coercion and not informed consent which implies you can turn it down): https://homeopathbarbara.nz/informed-consent/ *And how you can support your body through the vaccination, if your back is against the wall and you decide you will have it: https://homeopathbarbara.nz/homeopathic-integrative-support-for-covid-19-vaccination/ Please be reassured that …

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Covid-19 treatment

As cases continue to occur in Auckland and more coming up in the Waikato, and we are now back in Level 3 in Northland, I have been increasingly fielding questions about treating Covid-19. Whether you are vaccinated or not, it is worth empowering yourself with the knowledge of how to safely manage Covid at home/in managed isolation, so that when the virus is circulating you can treat yourself, friends and whanau. Before we get into homeopathic remedies I want to …

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