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?
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
Are you finding that you are getting a touch forgetful? Forgetting things can be stressful and sometimes worrisome. As we age we may become slightly forgetful. Yet more and more we are seeing that younger people are also being challenged with forgetfulness. If you are getting a little forgetful, here are a few things that… Continue reading Wellness tips to help with forgetfulness
The Amazon Rainforest holds mystical magic for many of us, stories of pink dolphins, giant snakes, mini monkeys and trees that breathe. The Amazon Rainforest has been called ‘the lungs of the earth’ and its believed that it creates 20% of the world’s oxygen. This rainforest nourishes an incredible amount of plants and wildlife. And above… Continue reading Discover the essence of the Amazon
As my final exams are approaching I've started feeling a little frazzled. Late nights and hours of reading and writing can take its toll. So as my finals are approaching I found myself opening my aromatherapy kit more and more.
Delicious Tea The movie The Little Princess based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett made a strong impression on me when I was 8 years old. The novel was written in 1905 and tells a beautiful story of a kind and courageous young girl who believes in magic. I identified myself with the adventurous girl… Continue reading Chai me!