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Update on the latest WHO/TCIH meeting

The recent Civil Society Organisation (CSO) meeting between the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Traditional Complementary and Integrative Healthcare (TCIH) coalition (for which the World Naturopathic Foundation is a …

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Lifting the Invisibility Cloak

Webinar Recording Last Thursday 14th June, the NHAA joined with the Complementary Medicine Association (CMA) and the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) to present ‘Lifting the Invisibility Cloak: a cross-association …

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Herb of the Month – Eschscholzia californica

🌿 This month’s herb of the month is the Californian poppy or Eschscholzia californica. Family: Papaveraceae 🌿 Botanical name and description Eschscholzia californica (Californian Poppy) is native to Northern America …

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Herb of the Month – Echinacea spp.

🌿 This month’s herb of the month is Purple Coneflower or Echinacea spp.Family: Asteraceae/Compositae 🌿 Botanical name and description: Commonly termed ‘purple coneflower’, Echinacea comprises numerous perennial plant species from …

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Herb of the Month – Vitex Agnus-Castus

🌿 This month’s herb of the month is chaste tree, a favourite remedy among Western herbalists and naturopaths for a broad range of women’s premenstrual, menstrual and perimenopausal symptoms and …

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Herb of the Month – Symphytum officinale

🌿 Which herb is venerated for bone fractures due to its ability to accelerate bone mineralization? This month’s herb of the month is Comfrey or Symphytum officinale.Family: Boraginaceae 🌿 Botanical …

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Herb of the Month – Urtica dioica

🌿 This month’s herb of the month is Nettle Leaf or Urtica dioica. 🌿 What does nettle leaf do? A better question might be, what doesn’t nettle leaf do. As …

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Herb of the Month – Achillea Millefolium

🌿This month’s herb of the month is Yarrow (Asteraceae), or Achillea Millefolium. 🌿 Botanical name and description:A widespread and versatile perennial creeping rhizomatous herb, strongly scented, with non-flowering rosettes during …

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Herb of the Month – Stellaria Media

🌿This month’s herb of the month is Chickweed, or Stellaria media. 🌿Botanical name and description: Stellaria media – ‘Chickweed’ (Caryophyllaceae). Chickweed is a common herb growing wild throughout gardens worldwide, …

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