The Phytoestrogens Myth

By Jessie Denmeade (B. Nat. M.A.T.M.S) I have met women who think they shouldn’t eat soy because they’ve had breast cancer, and men who won’t touch soy because they’re worried about “growing man boobs”, and I want to make clear that these are not things to worry about. There has been a lot of misunderstanding […]

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Optimal Diet Guide

By Annette Morgan We recommend an unprocessed, plant-based, micronutrient dense, whole foods diet that uses an array of colourful, seasonal, organic vegetables combined with a moderate amount of protein, and generous amounts of healthy fat. Include fermented foods such as kimchi, sauerkraut, kombucha and yoghurt to provide probiotics. The inclusion of a fasting protocol is […]

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Bugs on the Roof

Mullum Herbals Blastocystis Hominis Rain

Our region is the home of many bugs and parasites that plague the local community. Leading the charge for the public enemy #1 mantle is the gut bug, Blastocystis hominis. Blastocystis Hominis I have been involved in natural health care in this area for 24 years and the negative health ramifications associated with blasto has […]

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Why Cleanse?

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Many Naturopaths believe that fasting and cleansing are the most powerful tools available for improving health and vitality. This view has been extensively ratified by modern medical research and has been an enduring health practice for many societies during the ages, animals even do it. Cleansing Components At Mullum Herbals we have studied a number […]

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Mental Health and the Microbiome

Mental Health and the Microbiome Mullum Herbals

The Gut Microbiome – critical for systemic health Current research is validating the long held naturopathic premise that our gut flora is critical for good health.  Sections of the scientific community are now saying that the microbiome is possibly the most important factor in health and disease. To me, the connections between mental health and […]

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Gluten – The Story

Gluten - Mullum Herbals

What is Gluten? Gluten is the substance in wheat, spelt, barley and rye that gives breads containing it the capacity to rise and a chewy stretchy texture. This substance is comprised of several complex proteins, to which many people are allergic or sensitive. Sensitivity Celiac disease is the most severe case of gluten sensitivity. In this […]

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Weeds or Medicines?

Echinacea Herbal Medicine Mullum Herbals

Medical herbalists prize rare exotic plants that possess amazing healing properties. Some notable herbal medicine examples include Golden Seal, Echinacea, Coptis, Rhodiola and Reishi. While these plants warrant the reputation they have, there are also local plants considered pesky weeds that are undiscovered healing gems, often specific for treating local health issues. We love locally […]

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