17 April 2024

ANTA Brisbane Seminar 2024

ANTA Brisbane Seminar 2024 A Celebration of Natural Therapy Expertise   On Sunday 24 March, the Australian Natural Therapist Association (ANTA) kicked off its ANTA National Seminars Event Calendar for 2024 with a flourish at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in

29 February 2024

New ANTA Chief Executive Officer

New ANTA Chief Executive Officer The Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) proudly announces the appointment of David Liesegang as its new Chief Executive Officer. With a distinguished career spanning 24 years, including 8 years as CEO of Agriculture Victoria Services

15 January 2024

Bhramari Pranayama: A Guide to Finding Inner Peace

In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of relaxation and tranquillity can be challenging. But, with the practice of Bhramari Pranayama, also known as Bumble Bee Breath, you can achieve a state of calmness and inner peace. This piece will show

15 January 2024

How To Improve Your Gut Health Naturally

In recent years the link between gut health and overall health has become increasingly clear, prompting many Australians to look for ways to improve their gut health. But with so much dietary advice out there, it can be hard to

5 December 2023

​​The Benefits of Naturopathy

Like many other forms of complementary medicine, naturopathy has risen in popularity in recent years thanks to growing recognition of the potential of natural therapies to improve our health and well-being. Naturopathy’s holistic focus and fundamental belief in the ability

4 July 2023

​​Nutrition Deficiencies | Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

In today’s modern world, we have access to a wider variety of food than ever before. However, despite the widespread availability of nutrient-rich food, nutritional deficiencies are still a common problem in Australia. Below we explore the symptoms and causes

9 June 2023

Response to Sunrise News Segment – Berberine Use

Channel 7’s Sunrise aired a news segment last week that was focused on the use of Berberine, and this supplement’s apparent rise in popularity within the wider public. The segment was predominantly focused on it’s possible use as a “weight

11 May 2023

ANTA’s Response to Woolworths platform ‘HealthyLife’

Recent news headlines have highlighted the launch of telehealth consultations via the HealthyLife wellness platform, with free 15-minute Naturopathy consultations as part of the service offerings. In light of this development by retail giant Woolworths, ANTA has felt it necessary

1 May 2023

The Best Medicinal Herbs

Herbal medicines are a common remedy used in many fields of natural medicine, including homeopathy, naturopathy and traditional Chinese medicine. However, in this day and age of modern medicine it can be easy to dismiss natural remedies in favour of

23 February 2023

The Fertility Diet In Chinese Medicine

When you’re trying to get pregnant, it can feel like everyone’s an expert. Whether it’s positions, supplements, diets, or time frames, there’s seemingly no end of suggestions, tips and tricks to help you along the way. And with so much

15 December 2022

The Very Best Essential Oils In Australia

Whether you use them in a diffuser or dilute them with a carrier oil, essential oils are thought to have a variety of health benefits, from skincare to stress relief. They also have a long history — stretching from 4500

25 November 2022

The Best Massage Techniques for Mental Health

It’s no secret that our physical and mental health are intrinsically linked. Maintaining good mental health can often help with managing physical ailments – and vice versa! Massage therapy is one way you can explore this connection further, with holistic

18 November 2022

Homeopathy vs Naturopathy | Which Is Best For Me?

Homeopathy and naturopathy are two unique forms of natural therapy that have been practised since the 18th century. One of them deals solely with homeopathic remedies, and the other a much wider variety of treatments.

28 October 2022

Ayurvedic Diet: Benefits, Foods & Key Guidelines

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is fundamental for good health. But with so many diets out there it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to healthy eating. In this guide to the ancient Ayurvedic diet, we

27 October 2022

Ayurveda Day 2022

Ayurveda Day is celebrated every year on the occasion of Dhanwantair Jayanti (Dhanteras). This year, we celebrated Ayurveda Day on 23 October 2022.

21 September 2022

What Is Nutritional Yeast? Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

You might have heard a few friends extolling the virtues of nutritional yeast, or seen it featured in recipes online. As plant-based diets grow in popularity, interest in nutritional yeast has also risen, with newcomers discovering what many vegans have

23 August 2022

Remedial Massage vs Deep Tissue | Which Is Best For Me?

If you’re looking to book a massage appointment, you’ve probably noticed that there’s no shortage of treatments to choose from. From Swedish to Thai, Shiatsu to hot stone, and remedial to deep tissue, figuring out the right massage can be

20 July 2022

How Do You Feel After A Massage? Effects & How To Manage Them

Picture the scene: you’ve finally booked your massage treatment. You did all your research, going through every type of massage you could think of to make sure you found the perfect treatment for you. You searched through all the local