Dr Tessa Therkleson  (died 8 August 2016)



  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – ECU

​" The experience of receiving ginger compresses in persons with osteoarthritis – aphenomenological study. Further details: "Ginger Therapy"

  • Masters by Research – ECU

"A phenomenological inquiry into the patient’s experience of the external applicationof ginger "

  • Registered Nurse – NZ

  • Registered NZ Anthroposophic Nurse​ Specialist

​"A New Zealander, with an in-depth knowledge and interest in the research of natural therapies and complementary health, who had travelled extensively to pursue this interest.​"​