alternative medicine

What’s natural health about?

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by on January 8, 2013

(Article 1 in a series of 9) Natural health is all about good health, about feeling good, about looking good and having confidence in your mind and body. When you choose a lifestyle which maintains good overall health, you do your self-esteem and self-confidence a world of good. And when you feel and look good […]


Why should I consider alternative healthcare? Why indeed? I mean there are many questions to which you should have detailed and accurate answers before you make any definite decision. So let’s look at some relevant topics under the alternative healthcare banner and see if that helps you respond confidently to the question in the title.

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(Article 3 in a series of 9) You are unique It may well seem like stating the obvious but when it comes to alternative healthcare and you, there is only one you. And yes there are many principles which apply across the board but every activity regarding your health needs to be considered from your […]


Natural health and exercise

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by on January 5, 2013

Exercise is a major part of alternative healthcare. But wait, there’s more. Exercise is something you can control yourself. It can cost very little, even nothing. It can provide you with ongoing benefits. It can reduce the chances of you contracting diseases and other conditions.


We are bombarded with ads promoting this and that diet, food or drink. We know there are millions of people, many in Western countries, who are overweight, even obese. A large percentage of these people are elderly which is doubly scary because the cost of caring for the aged can be expensive at best. When you add the problems caused by being overweight, the health budget cops a serious whack.

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There are some herbs which many of us at Specialist Herbal Supplies take every day to help us keep – or most days. In addition to a good diet and good exercise regime we feel that these valuable herbs help us keep in tip top shape and full of energy.

We would not be without them!


We all face stress. We all encounter situations which upset us and our reaction to this change, this difficult and testing time is what we call stress. It’s how we cope. If you suddenly come across a serious accident, your response will be stress. We all have different reactions to issues so therefore we have different levels of stress.


What do we mean by describing someone as being spiritual? Do we mean they are religious? Not necessarily. In fact there is no one precise definition of the word spiritual. Or rather it can mean different things to different people. Some people believe spirituality helps them build self-esteem and have a better and more positive attitude to life.


It is your health which is top of the priority list. It is you who makes the decisions and it is you who controls your own destiny. Now of course fate has a way of finding unexpected even tragic consequences for various people but apart from such uncontrollable events, you can play a leading role in the quality and longevity of your life.


Echinacea and Children

by on November 27, 2011

You may have seen in the press recently that the safety of Echinacea has come under scrutiny. The MHRA have decided that it is not suitable for children under 12 years old to take Echinacea anymore.  Some people take this herbal remedy when they have colds or flu, to help get over the illness more […]