Our Team


Des Lardner
Herbalist and Visionary
Dip. Botanical Medicine, MHM.(Hons) B.Pharm., TH.A, M.P.S. Grad.Dip.Nutrition

Specialises in:
• Herbal remedies • Complimentary therapies

Through his long career as a pharmacist, Des Lardner has established a reputation for commitment to his customer’s health. Des knows that obtaining optimal health takes a lot more than prescription medication. He established Des Lardner’s Organic to offer a suite of complementary therapies and organic food, with the aim of assisting you in achieving good health and wellbeing.

Consulting Days:
Wednesday
Heidi Laursen Habel
Manager / Craniosacral Therapist
Heidi was born and raised in Denmark, moved to Australia in 1991 and whilst travelling met and married a local Boolite farmer. A family of 3 children and several careers later including photography, an interest in trade completing a diploma in International Trade, Heidi was exporting as a wholesaler for five Australian businesses into Scandinavia. Heidi has had a keen interest in natural and alternative health for many years and finished her Diploma in Craniosacral Therapy in June 2017.

Consulting Day:
Monday
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Emily Grieger
Naturopath
BHSc Naturopathy

Emily is a fully qualified Naturopath and an accredited fellow of the Australian Natural Therapists Association. She has some 20 years experience and specialises in Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Therapy and lifestyle advice. With a personal vision to inspire change, her focus is facilitating the discovery of optimal health for all people through exemplary education and exceptional care. Emily has a keen interest in weight management, hormone imbalance and metabolism issues, based on her own life experiences. Emily recognises that each person has individual needs and strives to find the best options to enhance people's health and, ultimately, their enjoyment of it.

Consulting Days:
Monday - Thursday
Ebony Jordan
Naturopath & Sleep Apnoea Therapist
Ebony Jordan completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) and has a passion for healthy food, herbal medicine and helping others. Ebony commenced her Bachelor of Naturopathy as having suffered from a chronic health condition herself and discovered first-hand the power and effectiveness of a holistic approach to health. Ebony believes that it is important to not just treat the physical body, but also support psychological, spiritual and emotional wellbeing in order to achieve optimum health. Ebony has also trained to be a therapist in sleep apnoea treatment and works in-conjunction with Trish Deutscher and Julie Rees.

Naturopath Consulting:
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
Trish Deutscher
Sleep Apnoea Therapist
Trish is a fully qualified nurse with many years experience. She is a part of the DLO shop staff and has also trained to be a therapist in sleep apnoea treatment and works in-conjunction with Ebony Jordan and Jaimie Clarkson.

Sleep Apnoea Consulting:
Thursday & Friday
Krisanda Lloyd
Team Retail Leader & Ear Body Candling Practitioner
Krisanda is a qualified Ear and Body specialist and has worked in retail health for over 10 years. Krisanda completed a Certificate in Management, 2017. Ear & body candling is a ancient practice dating back to 2500BC. Candling has many benefits including relaxation, relief of headaches and sinus congestion due to allergies, colds and long haul flights. Krisanda finds it a privilege to be able to work closely with clients ranging in all ages in this holistic approach allowing the body to let go of all kinds of blockages. Krisanda uses TGA approved practitioner candles that can not be bought at any store, they are special, large candle made from organic cotton cloth with natural bees wax, there is also a vegan option on request. All candles have been reiki blessed for that special touch for your relaxing candling treatment.

Consulting days:
Monday - Thursday
Julie Rees
Julie has grown up in the Wimmera and has a long history in health care, particularly nursing. Julie was well suited in embracing a new journey into sleep apnoea concluding at Trinity Lodge to join the Des Lardner’s Organic team. Natural health and its influences have always interested Julie and she incorporates it into her and her families daily routines. This led her to completing a Diploma of Nutruitoin (non clinical advisor) recently. Combining her nursing and natural health knowledge allows Julie to bring some unique skills to the sleep clinic team.