Fever

Fever, also known as pyrexia and febrile response,[6] is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body's temperature set point. There is not a single agreed-upon upper limit for normal temperature with sources using values between 37.5 and 38.3 °C (99.5 and 100.9 °F)
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    Natural First Aid can reduce the use of antibiotics and drugs, interested in herbal medicine, homeopathy and natural remedies to take on your travels.

    Practitioner

    Natural First Aid consultation

    The initial consultation will focused on Fever Management and how to stock your Natural Medicine First Aid Kit and may discuss naturopathic treatment of a particular symptom or condition you wish to treat.

    The second consultation will focus on Natural Medicine First Aid A-K including herbal medicine, homeopathic remedies, nutritional supplement approaches, herbal teas and poultices to prevent and treat the whole gamut of acute diseases from accidents and anxiety to vomiting bugs and worms. There is a strong a focus on treating acute viral, bacterial and fungal infections with vigour.

    The third consultation will focus on Natural Medicine First Aid L-Z including herbal medicine, homeopathic remedies, nutritional supplement approaches, herbal teas and poultices to prevent and treat the whole gamut of acute diseases from accidents and anxiety to vomiting bugs and worms. There is a strong a focus on treating acute viral, bacterial and fungal infections with vigour.

    These consultations are tailored to the individual

    Please contact us know if there is anything specific you wish to cover and it will be covered. For example you may be heading to the Solomon islands and have discovered there is an outbreak of Typhoid Fever and you want to know what you can do to avoid it.

    Alternatively your child may have eczema and you want to know how to treat it naturally. This can also be included during the plan.

    What will I learn?

    • Fever management is at the crux of Natural Medicine First Aid. Don't get Fever Phobia. Learn how a good fever exercises your immune system & strengthens your Vital Force.
    • Learn basic herbal & homeopathic medicines & nutritional supplements to treat everyday conditions from aches & sprains to travel sickness, with a focus on treating acute viral & bacterial infections to avoid antibiotics. Includes natural medicine approaches to treat tropical disease (if required
    • Discover simple remedies from your kitchen & garden that can be used to make poultices & teas Know the essentials for your Natural Medicine First Aid Kit to keep your children drug free.
    • Everything that is discussed will be emailed to you. Essentially you will receive a personalised mini book on Natural Medicine First Aid.(The course can be attended by both parents if desired)

    Natural Remedies Recommended

    Homeopathic Prophylactic Kit for Children Homeopathic

    First Aid Kit Large, Lung Tonic, Sinus Tonic, Immune Tonic

    Remedies are available to purchase if desired at an additional cost.

    For further details contact Carina Harkin BHSc.Acu.BHSc.Nat.BHSc.Hom. Cert IV TAE. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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    It took DuBois an American physician remembered for his work on the physiology of fever, a lifetime of study on fever to finally come up with the statement: "Fever is only a symptom and we are not sure that it is an enemy. Perhaps it is a friend." (1)