A Universal Remedy to Make Anything Feel Better

Tea – the universal solver of all problems. Learn how to make a “proper cup” of herbal tea from easy to source ingredients. Includes a classic, nerve soothing remedy which can be drunk freely or enjoyed as a herbal bath.

DIY “Indian Brandee” – Make Your Own Herbal Digestive Syrup

“Indian Brandee” was a popular over the counter remedy for minor digestive upsets in the 1970’s. Learn how to create an updated (and delicious) version of this remedy which can be adapted & used as a base for a range of homemade herbal syrups.

What Do Herbalists Do With Stinging Nettles?

Most people think of the stinging nettle as a troublesome weed, yet every part of the plant has some benefit to humans. Learn how to harness the many valuable resources this plant has to offer in your kitchen, garden and even for your self care routine.

Are Herbal Medicines Safe?

Are Herbal Medicines Safe?

An increasing number of people are turning to herbal medicines as a way of improving their health – but is it safe to self prescribe with over the counter products if you’re already taking GP prescribed drugs?

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Natural Solutions for Eczema

Natural Solutions for Eczema

A recent study showed a shocking 40% rise in the number of people visiting their GP to report new cases of eczema. Why is this happening? From an herbalist’s point of view, there are several issues which are clearly contributing to the problem. Find out what they are, and more importantly, how you can tackle them using herbs and nutrition.

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How To Perform A Gentle Liver Flush

How To Perform A Gentle Liver Flush

Liver flushing is a gentle and effective way to help your body combat the effects of the toxic soup we’re exposed to on a daily basis. Here’s how to do it safely and effectively.

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How to Make Rose Hip and Elderberry Syrup

How to Make Rose Hip and Elderberry Syrup

Nature provides exactly what we need at precisely the moment we need it. Every autumn, around the end of September, rose hips appear like clockwork, letting us know it’s time to make preparations before the winter sets in. Here’s a delicious recipe for rose hip and elderberry syrup that can easily be whipped up in an afternoon; an invaluable store cupboard standby for soothing sore throats over the cold winter months.

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Herbs for Liver Health

Herbs for Liver Health

Your liver is responsible for more than 500 vital functions (and probably many more besides.) Learn which herbs are best for supporting liver health, and how to use them in your everyday life.

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