Your monthly period is MORE than just your period.

It is an expression of your underlying health.

When you are healthy, your period will arrive smoothly, regularly, and without symptoms.

When you are unhealthy in some way, your cycle will tell the story.

Think of your period more as a monthly check in

Every month it can offer incredibly valuable information as to what is happening with your health in general.

SO, if you are experiencing:

  • Pain
  • Large blood clots
  • Loosing more than 80ml (this equates to 16 fully soaked regular tampons or 8 super tampons over the course of all your days of your period)
  • Loosing less than 25ml of menstrual fluid
  • If your bleed goes for more than 7 days (A menstrual cycle that is less than 21 days or more than 35 days.)

Then it is important to look into and treat the underlying cause..…

and NO the PILL does not fix any of these problems, it just masks the symptoms.  

Katherine Knott

Katherine is a certified naturopath and the founding director of Acorn and Oak.   She began studying Naturopathy when she was 18 years old and has practiced in both Melbourne and rural Victoria.  She has also studied 2 1/2 years of nursing and midwifery, but decided that she was happier to work with women as […]

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Nicki Stewart

Nicki has always been drawn to Holistic Health and she follows in her mother’s footsteps who is a Reflexologist and Natural Therapist. Nicki was inspired to study Herbal Medicine after attending one of Dr. Sandi Rogers’ (Naturopath, Director of National College of Traditional Medicine and former President of Australian Traditional Medicine Society) seminars on ‘Fruits […]

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Kate Pool

All Kinesiology and Mind Body Medicine appointments are available both in person and online with our very own Kinesiologist. Kate began her wellness journey in her early 20’s, after no longer being able to ignore that niggling feeling that she wasn’t on her true path, or being her true authentic self. Through crystal chakra healing, […]

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Ebony Hamilton

Ebony is a qualified Myotherapist with specialised training in pre & postnatal care and over 12 years of experience in assessing and treating pregnant women. Ebony can help provide relief & education for a range of pregnancy-related musculoskeletal issues as well as help you prepare your body for labour and birth with safe and effective evidence-based practices. Ebony is passionate […]

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Christine Wilson

About Christine Christine specializes in holistic counselling and is committed to finding more compassionate and effective ways to help people feel mentally well. She has worked in adult and paediatric mental health in Melbourne and Ballarat, and in education settings delivering student support programs. Taking a holistic approach to care, Christine guides clients to uncover […]

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Alyce Beaton

Alyce is qualified naturopath in Ballarat who loves supporting people on their health journey. Alyce believes optimising and restoring health first and foremost begins with food as medicine and creating healthy lifestyle habits. She is passionate about providing a safe, non judgement environment and endeavours to support her clients with strategies they can implement into […]

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