About Amanda

Amanda HoweAbout – Amanda Howe

Naturopath | Author | Nutritionist | Herbalist | Mother | Wife

I am a qualified Naturopath with an Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy who is passionate about helping people achieve optimal health and continuing wellness. My love and passion for whole foods, a healthy lifestyle and education is what drives me every day to be a better Naturopath.

I am a wife and a mum of two beautiful girls and as rewarding as it is, the challenges are just as many. I know the constant battle to get more fruit, veggies, water, whole grains, gluten-free grains (the list goes on, trust me) into a husbands diet, and the fear that comes about when my girls are sick. When healthy, our happy selves take it for granted and when sick the anxiety runs rife. I want you to know that I have used natural therapies to support my family through illness and restore them to health; I too face the same challenges you are faced with in life, that’s why I believe that I can be the practitioner you trust, relate to and will confidently open up to.

My goal as a Naturopath is that you always feel cared for and supported and in relationship with me. Our relationship will be one of many years, with the initial importance focused on overcoming your health challenges to lead you on a path to wellness. Over the years we together will focus on maintaining your wellness with the primary goal of prevention.

I incorporate the use of herbal medicine, nutritional therapies, food as medicine and lifestyle counselling to get optimum results for each of my patients. Making dietary and lifestyle changes can be difficult to implement in our busy lives, I know. That’s why I involve you in the process and together we set realistic and achievable changes, for lasting results. It’s the lasting results that become the most important part in your health care journey, as this is the power of prevention.

Working at the Illawarra Women’s Health Centre, I deal daily with women’s health complaints including: hormonal imbalance, heavy & painful menstruation, PMS, irregular cycles, endometriosis, fibroids, PCOS, infertility, recurring miscarriage, menopause and more. In todays world I regular see people with digestive disturbances, lowered immunity, respiratory complaints and thyroid and endocrine disturbances.

I am committed to the successful integration of natural and conventional medicine, and I believe ideal outcomes are achieved for patients when all their health care providers are working together.

Change begins the minute our consultation starts. I will support your journey with kindness, respect and expert advice.

This is my passion, my dream is to have a positive influence on the health of my loved ones and to help many in achieving health and happiness.


My goal is for every woman… 

My goal is for every woman worldwide, to have a perfect period through correction of hormonal imbalances. Hormonal balance needs to occur within your reproductive system, your thyroid hormones and within the stress response in the body for you to be optimally healthy.

About As Nature Intended

As a woman we are all busy with life, being a wife, being a mother, being an employee, being a business owner, that we often forget to look after ourselves, take time for ourselves. As Nature Intended is the place where it’s all about YOU! It’s about your story, about your health, about your history and about your future. Amanda will listen to YOU, and support and guide you to achieve WELLNESS so you become a happier, healthier version of you.

As Nature Intended is just that – it’s about living a life as nature intended us to live. Amanda’s desire is to inspire people back to a natural and traditional way of life that promotes health and provides you with superior WELLNESS. Health and wellness are literally the root to happiness.

As Nature Intended is about your journey to WELLNESS. Like everyone, Amanda has had her own journey through ill health, as well as seeing disease in her loved ones. This has fueled her passion to share her knowledge and support many in the reversal and/ or prevention of illness.

Our world now is fast paced and busy and unfortunately our food and lifestyle choices have suffered due to our search for convenience. We are seeing chronic disease on the increase and we are watching our children line up for the inevitable. Amanda wishes to see a change in people’s choices so we can set a good example for our children and offer them wellness and a future they deserve.

This is not a treatment plan, it’s a life change. You can turn your life around, if only you turn your health around first.

As Nature Intended’s health philosophy embodies wholeness, treating your whole self within your whole lifestyle with whole food. It’s about getting back to Nature, back to our traditions, listening to our bodies, being happy mentally, improving all aspects of our lifestyle, and our reward will be HEALTH, WELLNESS, LONGEVITY AND HAPPINESS J

Health is not a luxury, it is a necessity. It is something we rely on for happiness and longevity. Here at As Nature Intended – IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU!