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Clara Bailey Naturopath and Herbalist

A year ago, I made a leap into the unknown with the way I practised holistic healing. I moved from a traditional model of care to deeper blocks of focused therapy to better deliver my unique therapeutic combination of naturopathic medicine, herbalism, holistic nutrition, fertility awareness education, and coaching. The results have been phenomenal and […]

Clara Bailey Naturopath and Herbalist

I first became fascinated by plant medicine when I was 9 years old when a herbalist swiftly healed my glandular fever with herbal teas and tonics. I felt like I was handed a golden thread – I want to be able to do what she did! – and I have since followed it with bottomless […]

Ganoderma lucidum by Clara Bailey Naturopath and Herbalist

Latin: Ganoderma lucidum Family: Ganodermataceae **Other names: **Ling Zhi, Shaman’s mushroom, Nourish spirit mushroom, soul mushroom, mushroom of divinity Part used: Fruiting body (cap) Origin: Brown-black saphrophyic fungus found in China’s coastal provinces and in the Pacific Northwest of US; grows on roots, trunks and rotting tree stumps of oak and other broad-leaved trees. Actions: […]

Male Preconception by Clara Bitcon Bailey Naturopath

  I sometimes get surprised looks when people learn that I’m a naturopath AND I still eat chocolate, drink wine and coffee and love nothing more than delving into Italian cookbooks.  The thing is, therapeutic diets have their place.  Sometimes when the body has been struggling and things are beginning to fall apart, bringing food […]

Going off the Pill: A Naturopath's Checklist

Going off the pill after long-term use can feel like a daunting task.  You may be worried about the less than pleasant side effects such as acne, weight gain, hair loss or irregular periods (or no periods).  If you’re going off the pill to fall pregnant you may be concerned about balancing your hormones and […]

Preserving the Tradition of Homemade Sauerkraut

The beginning of Spring has sprung in Sydney. There is that feeling in the air that creations have got the currents of new energy behind them. I’m working on a juicy project that is so exciting, yet I have to be careful not to fall into its complexity. Rather I need to fortify the basics […]

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