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04 September 2023

Good sleep practices: What's helpful vs harmful

In an attempt to get to sleep, 23% of the Australian population are dependent on prescription sleep medications and 14% on melatonin. Around 60% of people with sleeping disorders use ...

The Sleep Dilemma: Understanding Insomnia
18 September 2023

Understanding insomnia and the role of complementary medicines

Sleep plays a vital role in good health. In fact, we spend about one-third of our lives sleeping. This important biological function helps the body with physical and mental recovery ...

The Remarkable Connection Between Sleep and Skin Health
04 October 2023

Beauty sleep: The science behind sleep & skin health

Sleep has profound effects on the body. There is a direct relationship between adequate sleep and skin health. The visible signs of a good night's sleep include bright eyes and ...

Supporting sleep naturally - a clinical guide
10 October 2023

Clinical guide: Selecting herbs and nutrients to support sleep

Herbs and nutritional supplements provide support with scientific evidence demonstrating that some ingredients can help induce sleep, maintain sleep, improve sleep quality and reset disrupted circadian rhythms.


Sleep Support: An integrative approach

Download the ready reckoner Sleep Support: An integrative approach to access dosage information on herbs and nutrients to support falling asleep and improve sleep quality.

Insomnia (1)


Insomnia is a prevalent sleep disorder affecting up to 40% of the population. There are four types of insomnia: difficulty falling asleep; difficulty maintaining sleep; early morning awakening; or unrefreshing ...

Valerian complementary medicine ingredient


Valerian may be beneficial for people experiencing difficulty getting to sleep, rather than those experiencing difficulty staying asleep.



Magnesium is a cofactor for over 300 enzyme systems. It is a macromineral widely distributed in the plant and animal foods.

alth conditions in Dr Lesley Braun's new book Mental Wellbeing - The Essential Guide to Using Herbs and Nutritional Supplements.

Mental Wellbeing - Herbs and Nutritional Supplements

Dr Lesley Braun’s new book Mental Wellbeing - The Essential Guide to Using Herbs and Nutritional Supplements, concisely frames how mental health is not a static state of being - ...

Stress and mild anxiety condition factsheet

Stress and mild anxiety

Anxiety is a group of conditions characterised by excessive fears and worries that may be difficult to control.

Getting a good night’s sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep

Sleep and wellbeing go hand in hand, however, many of us have struggled with either getting to sleep or staying asleep at times. We review glycine, valerian, lemon balm and ...