In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. If you suffer from persistent and excessive worry, anxiety, know that you are not alone. Many creative people have… Continue reading Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety
It's that time of the year, as the season changes, our loved ones may start developing coughs and ongoing colds. If that's your case, here's a few home remedies that are easy to make and are child friendly. Medicinal Qualities of Thyme I always have thyme growing in my garden. It is an essential plant… Continue reading Thyme To Drink Tea | Child Friendly Cough Remedies
If bone broth isn't really your kind of thing, then you might like to try a potassium vegetable broth. Vegetable broths have been used for hundreds of years as a rich mineral source. During most wars and famines people survived on broth. Vegetable broth is renown for being gut-healing and immune boosting. It is also… Continue reading Gut-Healing | Immune Boosting Vegetable Broth Recipe
Research has found that gut microbial diversity is strongly linked to improved digestive function, immunity, cardiovascular health, glucose metabolism and even cognitive function. What is the role of fermented foods?
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My comfrey plants are powering away in the garden, so it’s time to divide the comfrey into several new cuttings and make a few products. Comfrey is propagated from root cuttings, crown divisions, and transplants. On a waning moon, push a shovel vertically down next to the comfrey, then wiggle it under the plant. Put… Continue reading Make Your Own Comfrey Tincture
For thousands of years people have used plants for beauty and optimising health. Traditionally people developed medicine through observation and experimentation with plants. And in many countries, women in particular were responsible for collecting food and herbs to administer medicine and care for the wounded and sick. Herbs are still highly valued and used to… Continue reading 9 Medicinal Herbs to Keep in Your Garden