supplements for IBS

How antibiotics can wreak havoc on your oral health

One customer’s experience with Burning Mouth Syndrome Have you ever started taking a new medication and noticed something different about your mouth? Perhaps you notice that your lips and the roof of your mouth are burning; your food tastes metallic, or your mouth is excessively dry. These could be signs of Burning Mouth Syndrome, a […]


The anti-ageing effects of the Viva-Mayr Clinic gut healing protocols

Science reveals a symbiotic relationship between a healthy gut and our brain, our immune system, and our skin. Understanding what is happening beneath the skin, at the gut level, impacts how the skin and body function, age and respond to treatments. Lifestyle choices, inflammation, environmental toxins, stress levels, antibiotics, alcohol consumption and diet, all cause […]

Castor Oil

The health benefits of castor oil packs – Watch the interesting video discussion

If you didn’t get to watch the recent live discussion I had with founder of Castorvida, Alison Leighton, all about the health benefits of castor oil packs, then I highly recommend you watch the video. It was fascinating to listen to Alison talking about the many ways in which the use of castor oil can […]

Treatments tailor-made for transformation – My Viva-Mayr wellness ‘cure’

“Those who starve do not fast, and those who fast do not starve.” (From: ‘Modern Mayr Medicine and Viva-Mayr Principles for Good Digestion and a Better Life’ by Prof Harald Stossier and Dr. George Stossier.) Many of you will have read about or seen some of my posts from my recent stay at the Viva-Mayr […]

Viva-Mayr Day Clinic

My wellness retreat to the Viva-Mayr Clinic

Illness is a drama in 10 acts: I first heard about the Viva-Mayr Clinic in Austria back in 2009. Dr. Harald Stossier, the Clinic’s Medical Director used to visit London and give talks on the Mayr ‘cure’, which is based on the principles of the now renowned Mayr method. Developed by Dr. F.X Mayr over […]


Resolving sinus congestion naturally

Since late autumn, continuing throughout the very grey, wet winter we have had, I have been receiving enquiries from people who are suffering with sinusitis, sinus congestion and rhinitis, conditions which tend to prevail in colder weather, as the change in temperature and humidity can irritate the sinuses and lead to congestion, headaches, and other […]

Live Bacteria

Why we all need probiotics – The many reasons why Live Bacteria is our ‘hero product’

I think many of you already know the story of how developing my own range of digestive and gut health supplements came about, but perhaps you don’t know why probiotics feature so prominently in my range. When I qualified in colon hydrotherapy 20 years ago, and began treating people with this amazing therapy, I quickly […]

avoid winter cold

Don’t let bugs and viruses wreak havoc this winter

Statistically speaking, most of us will get at least one cold this year, but who wants to be a statistic? Each new year, we pledge to transform our bodies, improve our careers, dump toxic friends, organise our homes and develop new hobbies. We dedicate ourselves to doing more – more exercise, more work, more activities […]

green superfood soup

Boost your immunity this January

Our super simple, very nourishing Gorgeous Green Superfood Soup is a warming, cosy way to get your greens in! It’s the cold weather equivalent to your power smoothie. From a naturopathic and traditional Chinese medicine viewpoint, cold drinks/food should be limited during the colder months, including smoothies and juices. The body needs warmth during cold […]

Healthy ageing with herbal medicine

Healthy ageing with herbal medicine – watch the video!

If you weren’t able to catch me talking to medical herbalist, Katherine Bellchambers, about the many ways in which herbal medicine can support the body to help us age healthily, you can watch the video here. We talked about how oxidation and chronic inflammation can age us prematurely – and by that, I don’t just […]


Kitchen herbs for digestive health – watch the video chat!

If you missed my video chat with the extremely knowledgeable medical herbalist, Katherine Bellchambers, then grab yourself a cuppa and settle in for our very in-depth discussion, as we delve into how kitchen herbs – in particular, mint, turmeric, ginger, garlic, dandelion, marshmallow root and thyme – can be used to great effect as natural […]

Linda from Just For Tummies

Breath, bowls and bowels!

In over three decades working as a natural health practitioner, I have built up a wide network, and am lucky enough to know many highly skilled and knowledgeable complementary health therapists, trained in a broad range of disciplines. One of these people is the fabulous Helen O’Brien, an ARCH-registered colon hydrotherapist, like I am. I […]

Preventative Health Care

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

When it comes to healthcare, most people act reactively instead of proactively. They won’t go to the doctor until they’re sick and they won’t take care of their body until problems start to arise. People don’t want to spend time and money on healthcare until they feel like it’s completely necessary. But the problem with […]