29 Aug Why Herbal Medicine?
Human beings have relied on plants for healing for thousands of years. There is scientific evidence that some herbs were used as far back as 4,000B.C. Yarrow, an important herb, was found in a carving in the rock of a prehistoric tomb. Herbs are grown in the life giving soil ... read on...
26 Aug 30 Ways to Better Health
DIET 1 Include 5-7 portions of salad or vegetables or fruit every day. Most people do not eat enough fresh food. Remember each colour is a different nutrient. 2 Drink Water 4-6 glasses (filtered preferably) between meals. To work out exactly how much you need per day, multiply your weight in kgs by ... read on...
19 Aug Why Juice?
Juicing is a simple way to include high quality green veg in the everyday diet in an easy absorbable form.Other highly nutritious veg, herbs, wheatgrass and fruits, can also be included.Juicing is a great start to the day giving immediate energy and vitality.Breath of Life ... read on...
19 Aug How to Juice
Roisin O'Kelly from Breath Of Life natural healing clinic in Dublin briefly demonstrates how to juice fruit & vegetables.  ... read on...
19 Aug 10 Most common Conditions that we find respond well to Breath of Life healing programmes
Complaints Fatique/Low energy Menopause/PMT/Fertility Stress/Anxiety/Depression/Insomnia Musculo-skeletal problems Sinusitis/Chronic Respiratory problems High blood pressure/high cholesterol Skin problems Digestive Complaints Children’s complaints Cancer support   10 most popular Remedies that patient consistently report help vitality and health Personalised Herbal Formula – this is prescribed after a consultation in Breath of Life Merlak – ... read on...
18 Aug Cayenne Pepper
As the temperatures drop and the Winter months are in full swing a lot of people suffer from the cold. Some people feel the cold more than others, depending on their constitution.  Usually people who feel the cold like to eat warm foods like soups and cooked foods and prefer warm drinks visa verse people who don't feel the cold ... read on...
18 Aug How to take Cayenne Pepper
Roisin O'Kelly from Breath Of Life natural healing clinic in Dublin briefly demonstrates how to take Cayenne Pepper  ... read on...
16 Apr 6 Top Tips for Weight Loss
As we approach the summer season, many people are hoping to shed a few lbs.   6 Breath of Life top tips for weight loss!   1. Eat slowly, chew the food well, use a small plate.   2. Plan your meals in advance.   3. Remember: ½ Vegetables, ¼ ... read on...
19 Mar Top Tips for Better Sleep!
Recommendations;   Make a cup of Camomile, Verbena or Valerian Tea bags during evening.   Have a shower or warm bath (add 8drops lavender to bath, relax for 20mintues.) Apply diluted oil to tummy and feet- 10drops lavender in grape seed oil base.  4 drops of lavender on the pillow just before sleep.   Small bowl of muesli 30mins before bed, ... read on...
5 Mar Breath of Life Natural Healing Oil
Breath of Life oil is recommended for a wide variety of complaints. In Ayurveda (Indian) medicine, it is customary to use many varieties of oil, applied to the skin to keep the body healthy. Breath of Life oil contains a combination of essential oils in a base of grape seed ... read on...
29 Jan Breath of Life Recommendation
10 top tips to clear stubborn or chronic viral infections quickly. Simple remedies make a great difference. I have used this approach for many recurrent viruses with excellent results including Glandular fever, chronic respiratory infections, Post viral debility and even a few cases of HIV.   1. Drink plenty of ... read on...
15 Jan Why Exercise?
It is my belief that modern man/woman…often unknowingly, ill-treat their bodies and therefore help to precipitate many of our current illnesses. In a recent survey, three out of four people admitted to feeling unwell or not getting the most from their lives. The following are examples of modern life which ... read on...
11 Dec Seven tips to keep the brain sharp
1. Aerobic exercise 2. Mental stimulation 3. New learning 4. Reduce stress 5.  be socially active 6. Improve your dietary habits 7. Think young! 8. Herbs to support brain rosemary, oats, gota kola.      Seven tips to keep the brain sharp   1. Aerobic exercise 2. Mental stimulation 3. ... read on...
11 Dec Merlak
Merlak is a good quality strong probiotic which quickly helps to replace the healthy bacteria in the digestive tract, particularly in the colon. This helps to build the Immune system. The modern typical Irish diet is high in yeast and sugar and on an everyday basis causes a low grade candidiasis. ... read on...
11 Dec Chicken Soup Recipe (Healing soup)
Ingredients: 4 large carrots 2 medium onions 1 small parsnip 3 sticks celery 6 medium potatoes 6 cloves of garlic Cup of soup mix (lentils, split peas and barley) Cup of brown rice ½ cup finely chopped fresh parsley Fresh thyme, a few sprigs Large chicken or 4 ... read on...
11 Dec Roisin's interview on Ireland AM discussing headaches, stress and insomnia
Breath of Life Clinic Lately a lot of people are attending the clinic complaining with headaches. From a Naturopathic point of view headaches can be from many causes; toxicity of liver / bowel, stress, lack of water, hormonal imbalance, food allergies etc. This is an interview that might ... read on...
4 Dec 50 WAYS TO BETTER HEALTH
Breath of Life Clinic                 DIET   1         Include 5-7 portions of salad or vegetables or fruit every day. 98% of people do not eat enough fresh food. 2         Increase SALADS, lettuce (different types), tomatoes, cucumber, scallions, peppers, grated carrot, chopped celery, sprouted seeds/beans, fresh coleslaw, etc. 3         Increase VEGETABLES, carrots, parsnips, turnip, cabbage, ... read on...
4 Dec Why Forgive?
Sometimes, we carry scars with us from our past which prevents us from enjoying life fully. Occasionally, these scars act as a barrier to healing. So, it is necessary to travel back for one last look before we experience freedom from the past. This permits us to live at peace ... read on...
4 Dec Dementia prevention simplified
1. Don't worry - why bother? Laugh instead. Talk things out if you can.   2. Read a lot - Especially Scripture and good language.   3. Have good friends. Be faithful. Care for family.   4. Eat well- avoid junk food. Take vitamins and fish oils and roughage.   5. Drink plenty of water. ... read on...
4 Dec 6 BASIC RULES FOR GOOD HEALTH
Physical... 1. Eat a healthy diet. Base your diet around fresh fruit, plenty of vegetables, salads, homemade soups, wholegrains, (oats, muesli, brown bread and rice) seeds, good quality oils, moderate amounts of fish, fowl, meat and dairy. Drink 4-6 glasses of water daily, (preferably filtered or bottled.) 2. Get regular ... read on...
4 Dec NATURAL ASTHMA RECOVERY
History of Buteyko Konstantin Buteyko was born in 1923 in Russia into a peasant family. His family background deterred him in no way as he graduated with an honours degree in Medicine in1952. He was very interested in Respiratory Problems of a recurrent and chronic nature. Initially, his technique met ... read on...
4 Dec BACK EXERCISES
6-8 TIMES DAILY FOR ACUTE PAIN EXERCISE 1 Lie face down, breath slowly, relax completely for 4 -5 mins.(Extension) EXERCISE 2 Remain face down, place elbows under your shoulders, relax completely, for 4-5 mins. EXERCISE 3 Straighten your elbows, relax pelvis and back of legs, push up top half of ... read on...
4 Dec HOW HEALTHY ARE YOU - A QUICK TEST
Do You………. 1. Enjoy life to the full?  2. Have a good appetite, enjoy your food, generally not over-eat and not rush meals?  3. Have plenty of energy but with the ability to relax? 4. Enjoy exercise with the minimum of aches and pains?  5. Have a bowel ... read on...
4 Dec Complementary Care of Cancer Patients
Complementary Care of Cancer PatientsBreath of Life Clinic Programme  – Roisin O Kelly, Naturopath/Herbalist Having worked for 15 years as a nurse (including oncology nursing) and 20 years as a complementary therapist, I am appalled recently to see the frequent occurrence of cancer, particularly in young people. It is compassion ... read on...
1 Dec The Power Nap
We all have experienced that 3 O' Clock lull where it feels like time isn't moving and you just want to fall asleep on your desk/ Kitchen table! So instead of reaching for that cuppa coffee for the caffeine boost or that bar of chocolate for the sugar rush, why not try ... read on...
21 Nov Tips for Chronic Sleep Problems
Everyone knows what it feels like at some point in their life to be sleep deprived; a mixture between sheer exhaustion and frustration while running on auto pilot for the day following the restless night before. Sleep is vital when it comes to our well being and its importance goes way beyond just banishing our under ... read on...
17 Nov The Truth about Detoxing!!
Ok, so usually when people think of 'Detoxes' they automatically think of liquid diets, rabbit food and hunger pains! Detoxes also usually only ever come in to play to get rid of that guilty conscience that's developed after over indulging or in the run up to a big event i.e. Birthday parties, ... read on...
6 Nov Wheel of Life
It is not easy to think 'healthy' all the time. As a Naturopath, I believe everything we do, eat, feel, think and wear can influence our daily vitality or zest for life. This chart might help to reflect on the balance in your own life.The wheel of life runs smoothly if all the necessary ... read on...
5 Nov Hello everyone!
My new blog is set up, watch this space for regular simple tips to improve health and vitality ! Also check us out on facebook ... read on...