Category Archives: Understanding Physiology

Order v’s Chaos: The Politics of Detoxification

The World & It’s Chemistry To a chemist the whole world is chemistry, and you see a fantastic and diverse array of chemistry when you look around the planet. The sky, the ocean, all the plastic and metal gadgets you have lying around your home, and most importantly your own body. However when we take […]

Spotlight on Hormone Imbalances

Ladies, this blog post is for you! Hormonal imbalances are one of the most common health struggles that we hear about. With so many of us having spent years on synthetic hormones and consuming dairy products, it’s small wonder that this is an issue for many. In this blog post we’ll cover the major hormones […]

Spotlight on Fasting

Fasting can be a fraught topic in the health and wellness industry. It is often confused with dieting and starvation, but it is neither. Many health practitioners are wary of recommending it due to the stigma of advising someone to eat less. However, that doesn’t change the fact that fasting has a lot of health […]

Beginning Detox: 5 Easy & Inexpensive Tips

Are you feeling overwhelmed and confused? You are not alone. Here at Our Botanicals, we know that the golden key to health is detoxification. We’ve helped hundreds of clients over the years, and understand that starting out on your detox journey can be tricky. There’s a ton of new information, lots of opinions and so […]

I Detoxed My Cat and Dog!

Animal detox can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you can’t find a lot of information online about it. That’s where we come in! If you are wondering about detoxing your cat, you can read this article, or if you have a dog, this is the article for you. We know that it can feel scary to take your […]

Can I Detox My Cat?

One of our most frequently asked questions is whether you can successfully detox cats. The answer is simply, yes!! Detoxification is a natural process that takes place in a cat’s body, but we are finding that many cats are in a weakened state of health. So they need more than just a “healthy whole food […]

How Can I Deal With Fatigue?

In our busy world of blaring alarm clocks, austere lighting, constant notifications and endless to-do lists, it’s small wonder that we often feel fatigued. After all, we are living in a world where terms like ‘three thirtyitis’ are coined by the millions of people who experience exhaustion around the mid-afternoon. However, there are much deeper […]

Getting Better Sleep (Part 2)

Sleep is an essential pillar of human health. It is the time our bodies require to rest and rejuvenate. However, waking up feeling energised and refreshed has become somewhat of a distant memory for many of us. With jarring alarm clocks, restless nights and such busy early morning (and evening) schedules, it’s no wonder we […]

Understanding Our Endocrine System

Unless you are super interested in your body’s anatomy, it may seem tedious and boring to learn about your physiology. However, even a basic understanding of your body’s systems is a fantastic first step at taking control of your health. When you begin to understand your body’s processes you are far better equipped to address any […]

This Kills 4.9 Million People Per Year!

What Kills 4.9 Million People Each Year? The Global Burden of Disease Study published in 2012, is the most comprehensive and systematic analysis of causes of death undertaken to date. It involves nearly 500 researchers from more than 300 institutions in 50 countries, with almost 100,000 data sources. What did the researchers find? Here in […]