child in good health
Darling Health Naturopath + Nutritionist Claire Luckman is offering a new consult type specifically for kids (12 years and under) – a 30-minute appointment including general kid’s nutrition advice and a natural approach to any health issues your child may be experiencing. Claire is highly experienced in treating children with herbs, supplements and wholefoods and can assist with numerous health problems affecting children including allergies, food intolerance, eczema, developmental and mood disorders (ADHD, autism, sensory issues and anxiety), lowered immunity, fussy eating and more. Nutrition specific to children and their daily nutrient requirements is a passion of Claire’s, and she...

Do you have health-related New Year’s Resolutions that are proving difficult to stick to? Want to lose weight, increase your energy, clear up your skin, improve your sleep and better manage your stress? Every year at the clinic we find that the month of February is the best time to regain your focus and put those […]

Nervous system herbs in box
Who run the world? Girls. Women today are busier than ever, juggling careers, families, personal lives and all that goes in between. Herbal medicine is a wonderful modality that Naturopaths use to support and promote vitality, strength, balance and a sense of calm for women who have a lot on their plate. Three herbs which support women’s hormones, their nervous systems, their mental and emotional capacity and their immune health are: SHATAVARI The name of this herb means “wife with a hundred husbands” – you can gather from the name that it is a strengthening and nourishing herb for females!...
all I want for christmas is a good nights sleep
Scientists have discovered a revolutionary new treatment that makes you live longer. It enhances your memory, makes you more attractive. It keeps you slim and lowers food cravings. It protects you from cancer and dementia. It wards off colds and the flu. It lowers your risk of heart attack and stroke, not to mention diabetes. You’ll even feel happier, less depressed, and less anxious. Are you interested? Human beings are the only species that deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain. A modern theme I constantly see in clinic is a lack of quality, restorative sleep. Worse still, a...
Christmas rituals handmade cake
When my dear Aunty Ruth died in the UK a few years ago, aside from my immediate grief was the realisation I wouldn’t be receiving my annual Christmas card and cheque from her. Every year for (birthdays and) Christmas she would send a newsy card and include a cheque so I could buy something I’d like. It wasn’t the money that was special but the connection of receiving her kindness, stories and presence, knowing she had sat down in her cosy lounge room and thought about me. The man at the bank asked me about a decade ago if she...