• Medicinal Cannabis: Let’s Get The Facts
  • Job Stress and Sleep Disturbances
  • Zinc and Kidney Stones
  • Fish Oils: The Essential Nutrients
  • The Curse of the Ageing Joints

Fish Oils: The Essential Nutrients

There are good fats and there are bad fats. Artificially produced trans-fatty acids are bad in any amount. Saturated fats from animal products should be kept to a minimum. The best fats (or oils rather, since they are liquid at room temperature) are those that contain essential fatty acids so named because without them we Read more…

Botanica Springtime Chat Event for September


What role does inflammation play in the gradual development of disease?

Come and chat about slowing the ageing process with Gerald Quigley at

Mossgreen Tea Rooms

926-930 High St

Armadale 3143

2 PM on Thursday, September 3rd


Tea, coffee, sandwiches provided at no charge.

Limited to three attendees – so be quick! 

RSVP to Botanica or through gerald@geraldquigley.com

  • Medicinal Cannabis: Let’s Get The Facts

    The current issue of the Journal of the American MedicalAssociation (JAMA) includes two articles that review studies of marijuana’s medicinal use, and come to the same conclusions about the applications that are best supported by the existing evidence: treatment of chronic pain, neuropathic pain and spasticity. There is also substantial evidence that THC, marijuana’s main Read more…

  • Job Stress and Sleep Disturbances

    A new study published in the journal Sleep, suggests that there might be a reciprocal, causal pathway between job strain and disturbed sleep, implying that interventions to treat sleep problems might improve work satisfaction. Results show that higher work demands predicted subsequent sleep disturbances at the two-year follow-up. Similarly, sleep disturbances predicted a higher perception Read more…

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