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27 Jun 2017

Calendula Petals (Marigold)

Allergy caution - to daisy-family plants

Can be used for easing inflammation, and encouraging skin health including treating eczema and acne. They can also be used to help boost the lymphatic system so are good after infections and for water retention.

Its an anti-fungal, and can be used as a mouth wash for oral infections

Our Summer Wine blend contains marigold petals, check it out here 

Cayenne Pepper

Avoid during pregnancy and when taking medication especially bl...

27 Feb 2017

Blackberry Leaf

There are lots of therapeutic uses for this antioxidant rich herb, including the treatment of diarrhoea, sore throats, mouth ulcers, and inflamed gums. It can also be used to attack the bacteria that causes ulcers. And is traditionally drank as a cough remedy and used to support bone health.

Please note: It is important to consult with your doctor or qualified herbalist before self medicating with any herbs, particularly if you are pregnant, breast feeding, have a...

27 Feb 2017

Angelica Root

Avoid when breastfeeding, during pregnancy and when taking medication especially blood thinning medication

Traditionally used to bring down a fever and treat, coughs, colds and lung conditions. Supports the urinary tract and heart, ease rheumatism and fight bacterial infections. Rich in nutrients that supports health on all levels

Please note: It is important to consult with your doctor or qualified herbalist before self medicating with any herbs, particularly if you are pregn...

16 May 2016

 

 This is super easy to make and can be served warm or over ice for a refreshing healthy drink

 

Its fresh and zingy drink soothes the tummy, calms inflammation and boosts immunity

 

And can also help to fight off flu, coughs and colds, detox the body and eliminate toxins

 

 

The benefits:

 

Ginger is good for settling the stomach and nausea, it stimulates and soothes digestion, is anti-inflammatory and is said to help ease joint pain in arthritis

 

Lemon is high in Vitamin C, balancing the bodies...

13 May 2016

 

I love green tea, drink buckets of the stuff and we are always told that it’s really good for us, but why and what are the real health benefits? There are alot of claims out there so I thought it would be good to separate fact from fiction.

 

We know that green tea is full of anti oxidants, and these are supposed to be key for our health, but what are they and what do they actually do?

 

Here’s the science bit …..

 

Anti oxidants are substances that inhibit (and in some cases even prevent) ox...

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