Written for, and sometimes published in,
the local media, by Luzia Barclay
DBTh MIRCH (registered medical herbalist)
for paper: The
Western Gazette Jan 07.
Local herbalist warns about the overuse of antibiotics
and offers opportunities to learn about natural
"We know that the increasing use of antibiotics
is leading to the buildup of resistance," says Luzia
Barclay, registered medical herbalist.
"Evidence is now mounting about their link to rises
in child asthma and allergies."
Antibiotics work by altering the body's balance
of gut microbes.
This can prevent the immune system from distinguishing
between harmless and harmful substances.
"The good news is that children respond very well
to natural and herbal remedies, which support and
strengthen their immune systems."
Luzia runs regular half-day courses on effective
natural remedies for children.
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