• Trends in Nutrition: Where Are We Heading?
  • Cholesterol, Catalyst and the ABC
  • Saline Therapy
  • Do Children Need Vitamin Supplements?
  • It Smells Fishy: Media Silence Over Benefits of Omega-3

Saline Therapy

It was Ayurveda, the ancient traditional Hindu science of health and medicine that first recommended washing nasal cavities with saline water daily – a practice called ‘Neti’. Salt therapy, as we now know it, was discovered over 150 years ago.  It has its origins in Eastern Europe where physicians noticed that the miners who worked Read more…

Botanica Ageing Chat Event for November


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, November 27th


Tea, coffee, sandwiches provided at no charge.

Limited to three attendees – so be quick! 

RSVP to Botanica or through gerald@geraldquigley.com

  • Trends in Nutrition: Where Are We Heading?

    There are interesting trends developing in nutrition.  People are overly exposed to “free diets” – as in gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free – you name it! Don’t get me wrong, there are always those people who have legitimate food intolerances and allergies, who actually need a diet that is “free” of something.  For those who do not Read more…

  • Cholesterol, Catalyst and the ABC

    Last October, the ABC showed two consecutive episodes of their science program called Catalyst. The program sparked controversy, because the two-part special described the link between saturated fats, cholesterol and heart disease as a “medical myth”, and downplayed the benefits of anti-cholesterol drugs we know as statins. Health groups like the Heart Foundation were outraged. Read more…

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