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Elspeth Taimre

Elspeth Taimre

ND B.Sc Bredeson Protocol Certified

ND B.Sc Bredeson Protocol Certified

Elspeth completed Diplomas in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine in 1996 and has been in clinical practice since that time. In addition to her clinical practice, Elspeth lectured in Iridology and Nutrition for 10 years at the Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine in Perth. In clinical practice for over 25 years, Elspeth Taimre brings compassion, understanding and expertise to Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy.

Elspeth is a highly experience Herbalist and Natural Medicine Practitioner. Elspeth’s approach centres on assisting you to improve or regain your health using practical and simple dietary and lifestyle changes, in combination with carefully prescribed herbal and or nutritional supplements (where appropriate). After taking detailed and extensive notes about your health, Elspeth makes use of tests results such as blood panels, Functional Medicine tests, comprehensive symptom questionnaires, Iridology, Sclerology, nail/tongue analysis or hair analysis to gather more information.

She then uses plain language to help you to understand why you have become unwell, and what needs to be done to achieve the results you are looking for. Elspeth selects from a variety of diagnostic techniques to find the cause of your health challenge and then assists you to find a solution by recommending(where appropriate) dietary and lifestyle.

 

 

SERVICES

NATUROPATHY | HERBAL MEDICINE | CHI NEI TSANG | REFLEXOLOGY

NATUROPATHY

HERBAL MEDICINE

CHI NEI TSANG

REFLEXOLOGY

SERVICES

NATUROPATHY | HERBAL MEDICINE | CHI NEI TSANG | REFLEXOLOGY

NATUROPATHY

HERBAL MEDICINE

CHI NEI TSANG

REFLEXOLOGY

Weight Loss

Have you tried to lose weight many times over, and found it impossible to achieve and maintain your long term weight goals?

Mitochondrial Health

Mitochondrial activity can be negatively affected by nutrient deficiencies, or through exposure to toxic chemicals from the environment, processed food, personal care products or medications.

Vitality

The modified Mediterranean anti-inflammatory diet that is the basis of the Whole Life Vitality program

detox

The Detox For Health program focuses on whole fresh foods and supplements that support your body’s natural detoxification processes, resulting in a feeling of renewed health and vitality.

cognitive health

ne in cognitive health, amongst many other conditions. Our brains, just like any other organ, can be damaged by inflammation, oxidative stress, nutrient deficiencies, stress, hormone imbalances and physical injury, all of which can cause accelerated aging.

bowel health

A healthy bowel is key to good overall health, and a good program will address digestion, elimination and restoration of the bowel flora.

Comprehensive testing

Elspeth may use general pathology tests to gain more information about your current health status. These tests include blood tests, stool or urine tests or breath tests. Example of these are:

  1.  Full Thyroid Function
  2. Female  or Male Hormone Profile
  3. Coeliac Disease
  4. General Wellness blood profile
  5. Active B12
  6. Iron Profile
  7. Helicobacter pylori breath test
  8. Fasting glucose, insulin and HbA1C
  9. Vitamin A, B1, B6, C, D and E
  10. Serum zinc, copper, chromium, aluminium, cadmium selenium, lead, , magnesium, calcium, phosphate
  11. Urinary aluminium, arsenic, chromium, copper, iodine, mercury, nickel
  12. Inflammatory markers: High Sensitive C Reactive Protein (HiCRP), CRP, EST
  13. Liver Function Test
  14. Lipid Profile
  15. Allergy Profile
  16. Metabolic Bone Study
  17. Ross River Virus, Epstein Barr Virus
  18. MTHFR
  19. General chemistry anion gap
  20. PSA test
  21. Urine microbiology and culture
  22. Homocysteine

In functional medicine, the focus is not on the pathology but on function. It is based on the understanding that biological changes precedes pathological change. It therefore investigates the CAUSE and MECHANISM of the illness, rather than the body system or organ involved. 

In Naturopathy and in Functional Medicine, the aim is to gather enough information about the person to understand the predisposing factors (eg genetics, family history), the triggers (eg specific life events) and the mediators (biological changes caused, for example, by nutritional imbalances) that together have contributed to the illness. Unless the causes are properly investigated and addressed, complete healing is unlikely leaving the only other option (treating the symptoms rather than the causes) as “the solution”. Functional Medicine Laboratory tests seek to investigate the cause of illness as well as providing tools for the prevention of disease and premature aging. Assessments are available to investigate endocrine,gastrointestinal, immunological, metabolic and nutritional balance.  These tests include but are not confined to:

  1. Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
  2. Intestinal Permeability Test
  3. Organic Acids Test
  4. Adrenocortex Stress Profile
  5. Comprehensive Parasitology Profile
  6. Allergy Testing
  7. Mould/Biotoxin Panel
  8. Tick -Borne Disease Immunology (eg Lyme Disease)
  9. Autoimmune Assessement
  10. Comprehensive Cardiovascular Profile
  11. Neurotransmitter Profile
  12. Environmental Pollutant Exposure Panel 
  13. Amino Acids Assessment
  14. Hair Mineral Analysis
  15. Heavy Metal Testing (pre and post chelation)
  16. Genomic Assessments (eg cardiac DNA profile)

The purpose of an Iridology consultation is to empower you with this understanding and to offer guidance to support to help with specific health challenges (current or future potential).

Iridology does not diagnose diseases
It is an analysis of the structure and appearance of your iris to describe tissue function and emotional and personality aspects.

Every person’s iris is a unique mandala, a colourful pattern describing the dynamic within. Your iris shows your constitutional tendencies, your strengths and weaknesses, current areas of irritation and stress (both emotional, mental and physical), and core nutritional requirements.
Your iris helps you to know what you need to do to take care of yourself now and in future. The structure, shapes and colours in your eye all have meaning, and when interpreted and understood, offer the wisdom of self-understanding.

 

While Physical Iridology and Rayid are concerned mainly with the coloured part of your eye, the iris, Sclerology is a science that is concerned with the markings and colourings in the whites of your eyes (scleras).

As a trained Sclerologist I practice the art of interpreting these signs as indicators of compromised health.

The presence, shape and appearance of blood vessels in your sclera and the presence, colour and form of coloured and or gel signs can all be interpreted to gain understanding relating to your health.

This can show up more information about current organ and system imbalances, many of which are difficult to see in the iris.

Body pH can be evaluated using samples of your urine and saliva, and by looking at certain blood indicators. A detailed questionnaire about your dietary intake and lifestyle will also be used.

Body pH is often considered to be the foundation of good health. It is my firm belief, after 24 years of clinical practice, that there are few health conditions that do not improve as a result of returning the body to an alkaline state.

When your body is alkaline, your cells get more oxygen, you have more energy, you age less quickly, you suffer less from pain and inflammation and your mood is brighter. In your treatment, we will take steps to assist you to restore a healthy body pH!

Testimonials

Thank you so much Elspeth for your invaluable help. My husband and I had tried unsuccessfully for over 2 years to start a family and after only 2 months of herbal treatment with you it finally happened. I firmly believe it would not have without your help. We now have a healthy and beautiful 3 month old girl and I could not imagine life without her. Friends that I have recommended see you also report excellent results with various health issues. You are a very knowledgeable and caring practitioner and I have every confidence in your abilities to help and look after my family's health in the future.
Mel
My health has improved considerably. I've changed the food I eat. I like the way it is saves me time and is less cleaning up. Mum said I looked 5 years younger. We've been sharing all we know about health and well being. She need to lose some weight. Thank you so much.
Kerrin
Thank you for all your years of support, and for keeping me healthy! You are so amazing at what you do. I appreciate your wisdom, kindness, brilliance and generosity. Michelle
HeartStar Herbs Naturopath Herbalist Perth
Michelle
The headaches have gone and I'm starting to wake in the morning with energy. All this in two short weeks. Thank you.
MJ
I just wanted to thank you for the way you've listened and helped me in the past two consultations. I feel like I am making progress. Thank you
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MJ
"My periods have taken a really positive step towards being pain free and minimal inflammation.There is still more work to be done but they almost feel like what I remember my periods use to be. Thank you for all you have done for me
Emma