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Articles written by Ashley von Arx

Ashley von Arx

Ashley is a practicing naturopath and Endeavour graduate (BHSc Naturopathy, Dux) based in Melbourne.

Ashley's journey into natural health and complementary medicine began as a desire to be in a helping profession combined with an interest in holistic healthcare. Her clinical practice has a focus on gut health, mental health, and the connection between the two, however, she works with people of all ages and with a broad range of health concerns. She is enrolled for further study to deepen her knowledge in the field. You can read more about Ashley at or on her Instagram page @ashleyvonarx_naturopathy.

Monday, 8 May 2023

Ashley von Arx

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Not just for nanna: The benefits and uses of chamomile

Chamomile is the type of herb that everyone seems to know and tried. Your grandma probably keeps it stocked the cupboard, or you’ve had it in some sleepy-time tea blend from the whole foods store. However, the highly underrated chamomile is so much more…

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Monday, 1 May 2023

Ashley von Arx

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The mysterious world of medicinal mushrooms

Medicinal mushrooms have been used to promote and maintain health in traditional medicine systems for thousands of years. But only recently has the humble medicinal mushroom been gaining more widespread popularity.

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Wednesday, 19 April 2023

Ashley von Arx

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Rest, relax, and digest with these nervous system regulating tips

The nervous system is incredibly complex, and its state of function is inseparable from the overall health of our bodies. Have you ever noticed that when you feel stressed or anxious your digestion, sleep, and mood can play up? That is a pretty common e…

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Tuesday, 18 April 2023

Ashley von Arx

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Food as medicine? Try these naturopath-recommended foods

Walk into any health food store or supermarket and it is easy to be distracted by the shelves bursting with supplements, pills, powders, and potions designed to capture your attention and cure what ails you. While supplements have their place, many ever…

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