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  • Rosehips on an old wooden table nature red

    Rose hips (Rosa Canina)

    In 77 AD, the Romans recorded more than 30 disorders that could be treated with different roses. The fruit (hips) and the seeds from the Dog Rose are the parts of the plant used. Rose hips are an excellent natural source of vitamin C, which can help prevent the development of colds and help to [… Read the full article.]

  • Licorice Root (Glycrrhiza Glabra)

    Licorice Root (Glycrrhiza Glabra)

    Licorice was first recorded on ancient Assyrian tablets and Egyptian papyri. Licorice root has been widely used as a respiratory herb; it has a soothing and healing action, reducing irritation and inflammation and has an expectorant effect, useful in soothing irritating coughs, asthma and chest infections. It eases congestion and coughing by thinning mucous in [… Read the full article.]

  • Reversing your biological age

    Reversing your biological age

    Whilst there is nothing we can do to reverse our chronological age there is plenty we can do to reverse our biological age. The major factors that increase ageing are: chronic inflammation chronic disease, and oxidative stress. Poor dietary and lifestyle choices have numerous adverse health effects on people of all ages. In the past [… Read the full article.]

  • Creating positive change

    Creating positive change

    Did you know that you can use creative visualisation and affirmation to direct your mental energy and create positive change in your life? Modern neuroscience has shown that you can use these methods to change old, counterproductive patterns. Here are some basic guidelines for effective creative visualisation and affirmation: Choose a goal Create a relaxed [… Read the full article.]

  • Nasturtium (Tropaeolum Majus)

    Nasturtium (Tropaeolum Majus)

    Nasturtium plants were introduced into Spain in the 17th century, called Indian Cress and promoted as a vegetable and medicine, the leaves and flowers are the main parts used. Nasturtium is quite a powerful antimicrobial, is very beneficial for bacterial infections and is especially indicated internally for respiratory infections such as bronchitis, influenza and the [… Read the full article.]

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