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Is this working? My new paper in the AJHM

My paper entitled “Is this working? The importance of outcome measures in herbal & naturopathic practice” has just been published in the most recent issue of the Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine (Volume 27 Issue 3, September 2015). Continue reading for the abstract of the paper, and a special offer for practitioners. The commentary piece, based upon my […]

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Herbs, Glass Bottles & Poisons – April NHAA Sydney Chapter

April is the first NHAA Sydney Chapter Meeting for the year, and they have asked me to speak again. But this time it will be a bit different – a pictorial conversation of herbal history, entitled “Herbs, Glass Bottles & Poisons in Childers – A Snapshot of Late 19th and Early 20th Century Herbal Medicine”. Date: Tuesday […]

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Is this working? My presentation today at the Conference

Today is Day 2 of the NHAA 9th International Conference on Herbal Medicine, and at midday today I’ll be presenting on something I’m quite passionate about – outcome measures in clinical practice. Day 1 was awesome, with some great speakers and time to catch up with colleagues. Today is looking just as great, with some […]

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New Zealand Teleseminar – Diabetes

Next Tuesday 21st October I’ll be conducting a teleseminar on diabetes, for New Zealand herbalists and naturopaths. Hosted by the New Zealand company Phytomed, the title is “Diabetes – Herbal Support for Better Outcomes”. A major focus of my presentation will be how stress physiology plays a significant role in blood sugar regulation, and how – with the […]

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Training the Next Generation – Video

Following on from my last post, here is a video on the topic of why Bachelor degree is a more appropriate qualification level than Advanced Diploma, in the disciplines of naturopathy and herbal medicine. This video is based on a presentation I delivered at the 8th International Conference on Herbal Medicine in 2013, and thanks to the […]

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Is Standardisation Standardised?

Standardised herbal extracts seem to be popular – they are in many practitioner only herbal medicines as well as over-the-counter products. But based upon the questions I receive, few practitioners really understand what constitutes “standardisation” in Australia. As a result the Herbal Extract Company asked me to do a technical brochure which was released in […]

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