The pretty yellow calendula flower derives its name from the Latin word 'calens', meaning the first day of each month, because the Romans claimed that was when they bloomed.

The journey of life itself, from start to finish, is a bit like a train ride. However, unlike a typical trip, you commence your journey with no baggage, as it is accumulated along the way.

Ayurvedic medicine has a 6,000-year-old history, making it the oldest healing modality in the word today.

March will begin on a romantic note, with Neptune in alignment with the Sun. Neptune, or Poseidon, the God of the Seas, rules a domain that is at once nebulous, watery, instinctive and without boundaries.

The changes that occur in the body during menopause can turn sex into torture - naturopath Teresa Mitchell-Paterson explains how natural therapies can rebalance the body and put back the pleasure.

Men and women have search for this magical legendary spring since the fifth century BC when Herodotus, the Greek historian, wrote of its curative properties.

Two eclipses in February signal the time is ripe for growth, self-development and transformation.

Naturopath Anastasia Panourakis of Melbourne Natural Wellness, our 2016 Clinic of the Year, muses on popular myths and misconceptions about what we should eat.

Ayurveda views common menstrual symptoms and syndromes as imbalances from our natural flow, and rectifies and treats the cause using remedies and therapies of opposite qualities.

To quote Martha Beck: "Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld."

Dried flowers and herbs bring beauty and fragrance into your home. Naturopath Toni Green shows you how to ensure the best results.

January 2017 has everything you need to get on track and off to a flying start, writes astrologer Patsy Bennett.

Try these hints and tips from natural beauty blogger Sarah Smith to make your skin glow.

If the festive season drinking has left you feeling sluggish, this is the perfect time for crafting new, healthier consumption patterns.

Do you avoid having your photo taken? Or do you cringe at the photos others share or post of you?