Eucalyptus Steam Inhale for Chest and Sinus Congestion

Eucalyptus Steam Inhale for Sinus or Chest Congestion

Dr. Shannon Sarrasin, ND | February 26, 2019

The cold and flu season brings a fair share of coughing, stuffy noses, mucus and sinus pain. For chest or sinus congestion, the most basic home treatment that I would recommend is a eucalyptus steam inhale. Steam inhalation is a gentle and effective way to soothe and decongest your sinus and lungs. Add a few …

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How to Make an Onion Poultice for Chest Congestion

How to Make an Onion Poultice for Chest Infections

Dr. Shannon Sarrasin, ND |

Over the holidays our family was hit with a chest cold that settled deep into my teenage daughter’s lungs. Her coughing was intense, kept her up at night and left her feeling exhausted. I tried many remedies to help bring her relief and the good old onion poultice worked like a charm to ease her …

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Bone Broth(1)

Traditional Wisdom of Bone Broth

Dr. Shannon Sarrasin, ND |

Dr. Shannon Sarrasin, ND There’s nothing like chicken soup to soothe the soul. Not only is it rich and comforting, it may help us heal as well. Bone broth is making a resurgence in holistic health communities. This would make my Grandpa happy as it is the food that he raised his seven children on. …

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The Best Cold and Flu Remedy You've Never Heard Of

The Best Cold and Flu Remedy You’ve Never Heard Of

Dr. Alexis Blanks B.SC, ND | February 23, 2019

It’s cold and flu season and we’re bound to be exposed to a few viruses at this time of year, especially those of us with young children. It’s the time of year I try to be prepared and have remedies on hand that I can take should I feel the hint of a cold or …

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Food For Your Immune System.

Food For Your Immune System

Dr. Alexis Blanks B.SC, ND |

Here in Victoria, B.C., It’s still cold and flu season and we’ve definitely been seeing evidence of it in our naturopathic office. Now is the time to fortify your immune system to help ward off bugs efficiently. Food is our number one defence against illness. Optimizing your diet means that you and your family will …

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