Jessica Simonis

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Jessica Simonis
Jessica is a qualified Nutritionist and Western Herbalist with over 14 years experience within the natural medicine field including clinical practice, regular presenting roles, content writing, journal editing and nutrition program development. Jessica is a dedicated and passionate therapist who has worked across Victoria in a number of multi-disciplinary and specialist clinics and now specializes in the treatment of chronic skin diseases at Psoriasis Eczema Clinic, Melbourne.

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May 27, 2019

The skin is colonised by a diverse community of microorganisms, working synergistically to maintain structural and functional integrity of the skin barrier. On the skin’s surface, four main bacteria phyla have been identified including Actinobacteria, Firmicutes, Proteobacteria and Bateroidetes.[1] Alterations in the balance of these microbial communities have been associated with multiple chronic cutaneous diseases including acne.