5 ways Zinc balances periods + clears your skin

Homeopathy, London, acne, hormones, clear skin, natural treatment, cystic acne
Many women will put up with irregular periods but everyone wants to have nice skin. Persistent spots or acne can be seriously demoralising. 

I used to have terrible skin so I know how it feels. One of my first ever clients came to me with acne after years on antibiotics and the pill. By the time we finished working together, her skin was completely clear.

Persistent acne is commonly caused by excess keratin and sebum, related to excess androgens (male hormones) or insufficient oestrogen. Often acne is worse after stopping taking the pill which can be demoralising.

The pill and other forms of hormonal birth control encourage the body to retain copper and this can hinder the absorption of zinc.

Zinc is a key nutrient for healthy hormones and skin.

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Immunity and stress | is being busy making you sick?

Homeopathy, London, immunity, self-care
Low immunity is when you’re frequently ill and you don’t bounce back easily. If that sounds like you, and you’re really busy, that’s probably why.

You already knew that, right?

A certain amount of busyness is a good thing and brings happiness and fulfilment.  Doing work that makes a difference is good for everyone involved.

But, there’s a fine line between busy and stressed and our body knows the difference, even if we don’t.

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Bugs or chemicals? | Why I choose organic and why you should too

Organic, homeopathy, nutrition, toxicity, detox

I recently heard a respected colleague state that organic food is the foundation for a clean diet. This got me thinking about my own views on organic food and my experience as an allotment gardener.

I grew up in a family of gardeners.

My grandfather always had a splendid vegetable patch and his green house was overflowing with tomatoes and cucumbers.

Every summer we ate home-grown runner beans, sweet corn and potatoes but it never once crossed my mind that I would be a vegetable grower myself one day, let alone an organic one.

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