Articles written by Lexie McPhee
Lexie is an Endeavour College of Natural Health Alumni and online Naturopath. Her 100% online clinic and e-courses have enabled her to relocate to sunny Portugal whilst still serving her clients worldwide. She focuses on supporting women with acne and mentoring new Naturopaths in the treatment of skin conditions. Her current research obsession is metabolic nutrition and bio-energetic health.
Monday, 2 October 2023
In my digital skin clinic, acne is the most common presentation among my clients. Having treated acne exclusively for the last four years both in 1:1 consultations and in my group program, there are five nutrients that I call on time and again.
Wednesday, 5 July 2023
One of the most frequently asked questions that I get as an acne naturopath is simply “what should I eat for clear skin?”
Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Stress is one of the most common drivers of acne that I see in my clinic. In fact, the longer I am in practice, the more obvious it becomes that the root cause of acne often lies within the psychological and emotional health of the person.
Wednesday, 26 April 2023
“Xeno-WHAT?” I hear you say? My point exactly. Xenestrogens are abundant in our environment, they harbour harmful effects to human hormones and fertility, yet are rarely considered as obstacles to cure in the treatment of hormonal conditions such as acn…
Thursday, 8 April 2021
Inflammation is a major driver of the most common skin conditions such as acne and eczema.
Monday, 18 May 2020
As modern humans, it seems to be a requisite of our culture to fill up the schedule and make the most of every waking second of the day. Whether it’s work or play, we tend to glorify the go-hard or go-home mentality. When exhaustion is a competition and…
Friday, 1 May 2020
Remember when you could get in your car and drive to your appointments, kids in tow, Keep Cup in hand? I still can… just!
Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Hydrotherapy is a principle treatment within traditional Naturopathic philosophy. This understated and oft-forgotten therapy can be as simple as washing a wound, or as complex as a cryotherapy session. The basis is the same – water is a powerful natural…
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
There is a common thread that ties together all of the plant world. What is the one thing that all our favourite plants – from medicinal herbs and weeds to fruit crops – have in common? They all rely on pollination! Bees are the unsung heroes of the pla…
Monday, 30 March 2020
With the current global focus on contagious viral illness, taking measures to support viral immunity has never been more important. Luckily, precautions can and should be taken to improve your immunity against viral illness.