Monday Oct 09, 2023

Ep 222: Treat your child yourself - with Nyema Hermiston

How can homeopathy redefine your parenting journey?


Join us for an illuminating episode with Nyema Hermiston, a renowned Australian homeopath, as she shares her expertise in holistic child healthcare. With a background in nursing and naturopathy, Nyema empowers parents to take charge of their children's well-being naturally, avoiding the side effects of medications. Discover the trust parents place in homeopathy and how it enables autonomous, confident parenting, all while making healthcare more convenient and accessible at home. Explore the world of holistic child wellness in this enlightening conversation.


Episode Highlights:

02:18 - How homeopathy found me

05:55 - Allergy immunotherapy

09:27 - Organizing successful conferences and events

12:24 - Homeopathy's uphill battle

17:38 - Practical homeopathy for parents

21:17 - Chronic diseases in children

24:06 - Gut microbiome and mental health

28:39 - ADHD and its impact

32:31 - Integrative doctors and their success

38:08 - Ear infection home remedies

40:11 - Quick relief for ear infections

43:21 - Misconceptions about natural therapies

48:45 - Natural cures for serious diseases

51:52 - Recovery from serious medical conditions

55:59 - Natural therapies as first and last resort


About my guest:

Originally a Registered Nurse, Nyema studied naturopathy, then specialized in homeopathy.  She has been President of the Australian Homeopathic Association NSW, Executive Officer of the Australian Register of Homeopaths, and is currently President of the homeopathic charity The Aurum Project. She also holds a BSc Hons from Middlesex University, London UK.


Nyema has a special interest in acute childhood illnesses so young children can avoid the side effects of medications. Concern about the number of children with allergies, behavioral and learning disorders, and other chronic diseases, has led her to explore their potential causes.


Publications include Treat Your Child’s Ear Infections Yourself, Treat Your Child Yourself, a Parents’ Guide for 100 common Childhood Conditions. Also, Good News for People with Bad News; is a collection of 41 stories of people from people around the world who used different ways to recover from serious illness. She runs a dynamic blog with a wide range of health issues Treat Yourself

Find out more about Nyema 




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