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Danny & Susan S.

Specialty: Naturopathic Medicine
Sydney, Australia
Danny Siegenthaler is a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and has been in practice for over 20 years. He graduated from the NSW Collage of Natural Therapies in 1985 after completing his internship at the Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital. Susan Siegenthaler is a medical herbalist and research... Full Bio
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Sunlight, Vitamin D and Your Skin by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health We hear a lot about the sun and skin cancer and while it is true that overexposure to the sun and getting sunburn is linked to skin cancer, premature aging of the skin, line ... Read on »
The Benefits of Sleep on your Skin and Health by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Sleep is a major factor influencing your over-all health and the health of your skin. According to researchers at Cornell University, there are many types of sleep problems ... Read on »
The Importance of Skin Care by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Our skin’s functions are too many to go through here in detail, however it protects our ‘insides’ from the external environment, acting both as a barrier and a filter betwee ... Read on »
The Importance of Well Hydrated Skin by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Water is key to the health of your skin. The fact that the skin contains 70% water speaks for itself, however, dehydration of the skin happens very quickly and can have disa ... Read on »
The Problem With Dead Skin by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Dead Skin Cells are shed off the surface of our skin at an astonishing rate of 30,000 - 40,000 cells every minute! That amounts to about 4 kilogrammes per year. Apart from c ... Read on »
Using Calendula As an Ingredient in Skin Care Products by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health What is Calendula Calendula is an annual plant that thrives in almost any soil but can typically be found in Europe, Western Asia, and the United States. It belongs to th ... Read on »
Using Chamomile As an Ingredient in Skin Care Products by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty There are two plants known as chamomile. One is the German chamomile (Matricaria recutita), while the other is called the Roman, or English chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). G ... Read on »
Using Jojoba As an Ingredient in Skin Care Products by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) is a perennial woody shrub native to the semiarid regions of southern Arizona, southern California and northwestern Mexico. Jojoba is stri ... Read on »
Using Lavender As an Ingredient in Skin Care Products by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health What is Lavender Lavender's botanical name is Lavendula officinalis / angustifolia. Lavender is a member of the Labiatae Family and is a native of the Mediterranean and M ... Read on »
Using Rosehip Oil As an Ingredient in Skin Care Products by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty What is Rosehip oil? Its botanical name is Rosa rubiginosa L. (Synonym R. eglanteria) and it belongs to the family Rosaceae. Its common names include: Wild rose, Sweet ... Read on »
What influences your Skin Type by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Normal skin type         Normal skin is smooth, finely-textured, soft and supple. If you are lucky enough to possess this skin type, treasure it by using light cleanse ... Read on »
What is keratosis pilaris? by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Keratosis pilaris is a common skin disorder characterized by small, pointed pimples. The pimples usually appear on the upper arms, thighs, and buttocks. The condition worsen ... Read on »
Why Using a Toner as Part of Your Skin Care Regime is Important by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty A daily skin care regime of cleansing, toning and moisturising plays a very important part of maintaining your skin's health, vigour and appearance. All too often these days ... Read on »
Why You Should Use Natural Skin Care Products by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Natural skin care products, or as I prefer to call them these days Holistically-natural skin care products are most definitely the only answer to responsible healthy skin ca ... Read on »
Wildcrafted Cottage - Kurrajong Is Now OPEN by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Wildcrafted Herbal Products Pty Ltd. has opened its first retail store, in Kurrajong Village, NSW, where its full range of natural skin care products is now available and on ... Read on »
Wrinkles and Liver Spots are signs of aging, mature skin by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Gravity is the skin’s worst enemy. Weakening of collagen and elastin fibres causes reduced firmness of the skin, gravity pulls at the skin and causes it to sag, this in comb ... Read on »
Your Skin - Home to Millions of Micro-organisms. by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty To a micro-organism, the human skin seems very much like the planet Earth seems to us. Just like our planet, our bodies contain numerous different environments, ranging from ... Read on »