Author: Andrea Bicket

Andrea is a highly qualified practitioner of Japanese acupuncturist. She holds a bachelor of Health Science in Acupuncture from the Australian College of Natural Medicine. Andrea has also studied Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine at the Hang Zhou Provincial hospital in China and regularly Visits Japanese to learn from Master Ikeda Masakazu. Andrea also completed an Advanced Certificate in Natural Fertility Management and Better Babies Preconception Healthcare. She is a registered AHPRA practitioner and a member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association. Andrea believes in the body's ability to heal and is committed to helping individuals and families achieve their health and wellness goals.

Flax Seed Super Mover Decoction

          This is a recipe for making a flax seed decoction by boiling the seeds for 20 minutes or more. Flax seeds are known as a mucilaginous food. Meaning when water is added it becomes slimy. Mucilaginous foods have several healing properties notably they sooth and heal membranes and tissues. Flax… Read more »

Mums and Bubs Group

  Join us for our Autumn ‘Mums and Bubs Group’. Come along and meet our team to learn how acupuncture and naturopathy may support you and your families health. Reserve your space on Facebook or at the practice at your next visit.

Breastfeeding Cookies

Maintaining good nutrition while breastfeeding is important to ensure a healthy recovery after pregnancy and birth. Lactation Cookies are a great snack alternative to boost nutrients and milk supply. Kate Bird               Breastfeeding Friendly Cookies Author: BioConcepts Pure Natal Recipe type: Easy Prep time:  10 mins     Cook time:  15 mins… Read more »

5 Tips for Infant Nutrition

5 Tips for Infant Nutrition Babies First Foods           It’s the food you feed your baby that provides the nutrients a growing baby needs to be healthy and well. A good start to life really does make a massive difference when it comes to nutrition therefore it’s important to feed your… Read more »

Ki, Qi and Chi

        Acupuncture is an energy medicine.  The energy that we work with in Oriental Medicine is known as ki (pronounced chee). It is sometimes spelled chi or qi in China. Ayurveda the ancient healing wisdom from India refers to a similar concept in the word prana meaning life force. So what is… Read more »

Gazpacho Recipe

A perfect cold soup that supports the heart and small intestines for the heat of summer! The element Fire, the taste of bitter and the colour red are associated with summer in traditional Chinese medicine. Bitter foods mostly come from greens. So this is the one time of year that salads are recommended to be eaten. So… Read more »

Summer Heart Health Workshop

Join us for our Summer workshop and learn how to take care of your heart health. Our team will be sharing their knowledge and expertise in matters of the heart including cardiovascular disease, emotional wellbeing and self help techniques to help heal your body and prevent stress. Limited spaces so please book via EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/summer-heart-health-workshop-tickets-42443139573

Shredded Chicken Noodle Soup With Lemon And Fresh Greens

          This is a fresh lemony chicken soup that leaves a lasting zing, perfect for spring, for supporting liver detoxification and moving away from the heaviness of winter stews. Ingredients: 2 handfuls of vermicelli noodles 1 litre of organic chicken stock 2 cups of water 5 cloves of garlic peeled and… Read more »

The Body in Harmony with Spring

        Knowledge of the seasons and how they affect the body and mind are fundamental to the practice of Acupuncture. With Spring upon us it is a wonderful opportunity to examine how we can attune ourselves to the season for our health and vitality. Whilst seasonal changes can be more subtle in… Read more »