The Acupuncture Council of Ireland
The ACI is the only large Independent Professional Register of Acupuncturists in Ireland set up under the auspices of the Department of Health and Children. All members are interviewed and their qualifications and insurance verified before becomming members of the ACI.
Irish Register of Herbalists
The IRH is a professional body for fully trained and competent herbalists who meet the qualification threshold and who accept the high standards of ethics, stringent criteria and professional conduct the Register demands.
Bareroot Botanicals is a nursery and herbs farm based in north county Sligo which specialises in medicinal plants from around the world. It is owned and ran by Iona Herbal Herbalists Ross Hennessy and Marina Kesso. They originally established the nursery to provide other herbalists around the country with plants to inspire them to reconnect with growing your own plant medicines. They now sell medicinal plants to the public and run workshops and courses on the farm to teach people how to grow and safely use herbal medicines. The farm and nursery hosts 140 different herbs which Ross and Marina process into dried stock for teas, tinctures, glycerites, vinegars, oils, creams and ointments for their herbal medicine clinical practice.
Herbalists and Naturopaths Marina Kesso and Ross Hennessy have their clinical practice Iona Herbal in Cliffoney, Co. Sligo and Sligo town where they treat medical conditions with herbal medicines, naturopathy and nutrition. They incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic herbal medicine into their practice and make many of their own medicines from the plants they grow. Marina and Ross teach courses and workshops to the public on growing herbs, using Irish wild plants and making herbal remedies, natural skincare and more at her herb farm and around Ireland.
Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association
The Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association (AFPA) is the longest established Independent professional register of acupuncturists and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Ireland.
Alliance for Natural Health
The Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) is a UK-based, pan-European and international not-for-profit campaign organisation working to protect and promote natural health care through the use of good science and good law.
BTS is the new Irish service for the leading German micro-biological laboratory Dr. Hauss, near Hamburg. Through BTS Ireland this service is now available to practitioners and other users across Ireland.
The Really Healthy Company
The Really Healthy Company specializes in introducing leading-edge and effective supplements into the UK and European markets. True health, of course, is more than just taking health supplements. It is a lifestyle; a whole worldview.
Alternative Mental Health
The world’s largest site on non-drug approaches for mental health. Thousands of people around the world have recovered from mental disorders and now enjoy the simple pleasures of a drug-free life.
Lorisian specialises in offering laboratory tests that measure food-specific IgG antibodies which are sometimes referred to as food intolerances. Lorisian aims to provide the maximum benefit and support for sufferers by pinpointing and advising on dietary changes.
We are an industry-leading health-food store specialising in the very latest supplements, food and natural skin care products. We offer the personal touch – if you can’t see a product you would like on our shelves or website, just contact us and we’ll do our best to source it for you. Offer: free delivery on all purchases over 30 Euros.
Ireland is not exactly reknowned as a vegetarian or vegan haven. Irish meals have traditionally consisted of “meat and two veg” with the emphasis on the meat. This has changed somewhat but being a vegetarian in Ireland does require a bit more effort, planning and research when food shopping or eating out.
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