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Participate in the APREECOM Project

The National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine is conducting a world-first study examining the clinical, academic and regulatory environments of various complementary medicine (CM) professions in order to understand their readiness …

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Herb of the Month – Scutellaria Lateriflora or Skullcap

🌿This month’s Herb of the Month is American Skullcap, Blue Skullcap, Skullcap or Scutellaria laterifloraFamily: Lamiaceae 🌿 Botanical name and description Native to North America, this flowering perennial gets its …

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Withania somnifera and the Liver

The Therapuetic Goods Administration (TGA) recently conducted a safety investigation and literature review of Withania somnifera and its impact on the liver. Based on these findings, the NHAA has compiled …

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Torrens University Australia is Challenging Ageism

Launched in June 2023, Torrens University’s new free online short course, ‘Challenging Ageism’, will give you the skills to recognise ageism in daily life and strategies to help tackle ageism …

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Herb of the Month – Mistletoe or Viscum Album L

🌿This month’s Herb of the Month is Mistletoe or Viscum album LFamily: Viscaceae/Santalaceae 🌿 Botanical name and description Mistletoe (Viscum album L.) belongs to the Santalaceae family, formerly Viscaceae, and …

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🌿Junior Herbalist Club Training

It’s rare that a truly innovative training opportunity presents itself in the realm of herbal medicine, but that’s just what the Junior Herbalists Club (JHC) training offered our now certified …

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Herb of the Month – Schisandra chinensis

🌿This month’s Herb of the Month is Schisandra or Chinese Magnolia Vine (Schisandra chinensis)Family: SchisandraceaePart Utilised: Seeds & Fruit 🌿Botanical name and description Schisandra is a perennial deciduous woody vine …

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NHAA 2023 AGM – Board Nominations

Yesterday (Thursday 26 October), the NHAA held its annual general meeting (AGM). The AGM is always a great opportunity for us to review the previous year, set new goals and …

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Herb of the Month – Salvia Rosmarinus

🌿This month’s Herb of the Month is Rosemary or Salvia Rosmarinus (Rosmarinus officinalis L.)Family: LamiaceaePart Utilised: Leaves and branches 🌿Botanical name and description Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) is an evergreen, …

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