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ANTA again calls on State & Federal Governments to register Naturopaths, Herbalists, Nutritionists & Homeopaths

As a result of police arresting a Sydney self proclaimed Naturopath and Registered Nurse, ANTA strongly recommends State and Federal Governments consider registration...

ANTA - 10 July 2015
ASQA grants extension of Advanced Diploma courses

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has announced they have approved an extended transition period...

ANTA - 10 April 2015
ANTA Supports alignment of qualifications
Media Release: Collaborative Professional Associations/Registers support the alignment of qualifications

The collaborative professional associations/registers who represent the majority of the professions of Naturopathy, Homoeopathy, Nutritional Medicine & Western Herbal Medicine to re-affirm full support for the alignment of qualifications for these modalities/disciplines at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 5 September 2014
ANTA collaborates with like minded associations/registers for the alignment of qualifications

ANTA collaborates with like minded associations/registers for the alignment of qualifications in Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine, Homoeopathy and Western Herbal Medicine at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 13 August 2014
Changes to Naturopathy, Nutrition, Homeopathy & Western Herbal Medicine qualifications

The Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council (CSHISC) has for some time held discussions with professional associations, industry and other stakeholders regarding the review of Advanced Diploma qualifications and to determine if qualifications should be re-aligned at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 9 July 2014
American Botanical Council
American Botanical Council Announces Recipients of James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

Co-authors, herbalists, clinicians, and researchers Kerry Bone and Simon Mills will receive ABC’s 2013 award for the significantly revised and updated edition of their internationally renowned herbal medicine clinical practice guide.

ABC - 6 March 2014
ANTA Sponsorship of World Congress on Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (WOCMAP) - Brisbane 2014

ANTA is pleased announce sponsorship of the World Congress on Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (WOCMAP) to be held in Brisbane on the 17 - 20 August 2014.

ANTA - 9 August 2013
ANTA Submission
St. John's Wort May Be Cost-Effective Alternative For Depression

The use of St. John's wort to relieve symptoms of depression may be a cost-effective alternative to generic antidepressants, according to a study.

Natural Standard - 24 July 2013
Super Herbs
Boost your energy naturally with these 'super' herbs

If you are one of the millions that struggles daily with lack of energy or chronic fatigue, then you are likely very familiar with those constant feelings of being tired and drained.

NaturalNews - 28 May 2012
Use feverfew for natural migraine relief

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) possesses anti-inflammatory properties, making it an excellent choice for migraine relief.

NaturalNews - 8 September 2011
Traditional herbal medicines: more safety for products put on EU market

From tomorrow, EU citizens can be reassured that the traditional herbal medicines they buy in the EU are safe and effective.

EC Public Health - 3 May 2011
TGA Guidance on Equivalence of Herbal Extracts for Manufacturers

The eligibility of specific ingredients, including herbal extracts, for use in listed medicines is determined by the TGA. Herbal ingredients used in registered medicines are evaluated as part of the application for approval of the medicine.

TGA - 2 Mar 2011
Herbal Detox - Feel great and eliminate harmful toxins

After over-indulging, many people think of going on a detox for a week or so, with the thought that they will go right back to eating whatever they like right after that.

NaturalNews - 13 Jan 2011
Herbs Help and Heal in our Daily Lives

We have relied on herbs and herbal medicine to treat our ailments and conditions for centuries, and yet even today when so much more is known about herbs and their medicinal properties, many look down on them as being "quackery".

NaturalNews - 7th July 2010
Severe Allergic Reaction (anaphylaxis) for Complementary Health Care Practitioners

NSW Health is pleased to provide the fact sheet Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylaxis) & Complementary Health Care: Guidelines for Complementary Health Care Practitioners

NSW Health - 30 April 2010
How to Manage Migraines with Nutrients, Herbs and Relaxation Techniques

Migraines affect millions of people each year, with about 60% of them being women. Thankfully there are many natural and simple things you can do to prevent migraines from occurring or to help deal with the pain if one strikes.

NaturalNews - 11 March 2010
Back Pain: Use Natural Cures that Really Work

Back pain is twenty times more painful than other body pains because these complex muscles are located so close to the spinal cord. Commonly-prescribed drugs for back pain can have serious side effects; even over-the-counter drugs can cause stomach problems and liver damage.

NaturalNews - 5 February 2010
Composition of Ginkgo Biloba products

Ginkgo biloba (the Maidenhair tree) is a deciduous tree native to China, Korea and Japan. Ginkgo leaves and seeds have a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine for a range of conditions.

TGA - 14 October 2009
Use Natural Remedies for the Common Cold

During sometime in this year, you will most likely succumb to the common cold. Even the strongest or the bravest person will at times have the nasty old "common cold" bug.

NaturalNews - 3 September 2009
Comfrey Ointment in the Treatment of Back Pain

This double-blind, multi-centre clinical trial investigated the superiority of Comfrey root extract ointment over placebo for patients with acute upper or low back pain.

IMgateway - 20 July 2009
Bilberries: The Berry that Enhances Vision

Bilberries are tasty, dark blue or purple berries that are related to the blueberry. Native to North America and Europe, the bilberry belongs to the Vaccinium family of herbs. This powerful berry is one of the....

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