• Screening Over 70s for Memory Issues
  • Medicinal Cannabis: Let’s Get The Facts
  • Job Stress and Sleep Disturbances
  • Zinc and Kidney Stones
  • Fish Oils: The Essential Nutrients

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 October


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, October 22nd


Tea, coffee, sandwiches provided at no charge.

Limited to three attendees – so be quick! 

RSVP to Botanica or through gerald@geraldquigley.com

  • Screening Over 70s for Memory Issues

    An international panel has recommended that people over 70 be tested each year for problems with memory and reasoning.     They claim that the goal is to detect treatable disease, to provide lifestyle guidance to slow cognitive impairment, to identify patients who may be struggling to understand their doctor’s instructions, and to allow patients Read more…

  • 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…

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