Category Archives: Childrens Health

Natural Remedies for Hayfever

It’s Spring time and all those gorgeous blooms are coming out along with a high pollen count.

If you suffer from hayfever, you may like to try some of the following natural remedies for support.

  1. Vitamin C is great for stopping secondary infections and is also a natural antihistamine.

2. Homeopathic desensiting. Did you know that you can desensitise yourself to known allergens like grass and pollen, cat fur, dustmite etc through a homeopathic desenstitising treatment which involves taking oral drops of natural antihistamines and your allergens.

3) Garlic and horseradish are well known for their immune antihistamines properties. Tablets are readily available from your local chemist or health store.

4) Raw Local Honey contains bee pollen which may help you desentise to pollens in your area

5) Ginger: Consuming ginger in food,juices or tea may reduce inflammation and help your hayfever symptoms.

6) Eucalyptus or Lavender essential oil inhaled may assist the opening of your sinus passages and reduce inflammation and irritation.

7) Probiotics can help balance your gut bacteria which effects your immune response.

8) Kiwi Fruit contains bromelain which is a natural anti-inflammatory. Consuming them may help reduce sinus pressure and irritation.

This is a general advice only. For ongoing sinus, allergic issues, seek specific advice from your natural health care professional.

To learn more about homeopathic desensitising for your allergies, Contact Dragonfly Natural Therapies Centre for more information.

Flower essences for Sadness

Flower essences for Sadness

Did you know that there are many essences made from flowers which support our emotional and mental states? Flower essences are different from essential oils. They are not related to aromatherapy.

There is a flower for just about every thought and feeling you could have. When thoughts or feelings become very intense or consuming, it’s sometimes hard to find your natural balance.

Here’s 3 flower essences that support you when you feel sadness.

These 3 flower essences belong to the Bach flower remedies:

Gorse: When sadness is the dominant feeling and there’s no enthusiasm or motivation to do much else.

Mustard: When you find sadness an feelings of depression comes in waves and not quite sure of the reason.

Gentian: For those who feel sadness after disappointments or get easily discouraged by peoples words.

Flower essences are wonderful to support a persons health holistically in conjunction with other therapies to effect positive change. They are safe for children, pets and the elderly.

*This information is a guideline only. For complex mental and emotional health concerns, please seek the advice  and support of your trusted practitioners.

Bach flower remedies can be purchased from Dragonfly Natural Therapies Centre.

If you would like to know more about flower essence consultations and remedies contact  Dragonfly Natural Therapies.

Wattle – Australian Bush flower medicine

This Australian Bush Flower Essence is flowering at the moment and is indeed required by many of us right now.

This flowers medicine can be taken as a flower essence in oral drops and supports feelings of optimism, bringing people into the present and opening up to creating a positive future.

So if you are feeling down, stuck in the past and not aware of any good future this is the remedy for you.

Flower essences can be purchased through Dragonfly Natural Therapies Centre.

Spearmint – Tummy support

Spearmint oil is a milder essential oil than peppermint.

It is a great one for alleviating tummy troubles including bloating, nausea, cramping and IBS type symptoms.

It calms the nervous system so is useful for stress

Spearmint is also useful at PMT time to reduce pain, fatigue and cramping.

It’s also great at deterring insects when you are out and about.

Make up 1 drop of essential oil to 10ml of carrier oil and massage into abdomen in a clockwise direction.

This is general information. For more specific advice on essential oils, please consult your natural  health care practitioner.

*Spearmint should not be used if you have liver or kidney stones.

To learn more about using essential oils safely for your health, Sharon offers acute 20 min online consultations or if you want to experience a relaxing aromatherapy massage with Sharon using essential oils tailored specifically for you contact Dragonfly Natural Therapies to make an appointment.

Flower essence for letting go and change

Flower essences are natural remedies used to support emotional and
mental well being in times of stress or imbalance.
They are derived from specially selected flowers and are catalysts for a
positive inner transformation to increase self awareness and dispel
negative states.
Flower essences are simple to take. 
They are in liquid form and are taken orally under the tongue a few drops at a time.
 
Fuschia
In times of turmoil and surfacing of old emotions or fear, anger and distrust.
this remedy supports the process of release of negative emotions and
allows opening up of heart and trust in oneself.
 If you would like to try this flower essence 
or
require more info on other flower essences,
Please book in for a flower essence consultation
or
discuss at your next Dragonfly appointment.

0408 317 307 or email sodragonfly@hotmail.com