Many will know Licorice as the black sort of confectionary that you either love or hate. But licorice root is also a herb with a variety of medicinal benefits.

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 1 March 2019


It can be extremely challenging to find the perfect solution to relieve the pain and redness that accompanies skin conditions. One can only want something that is practical and productive? Why not try some of these easy homemade skin soothing remedies.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 28 February 2019


The use of essential oils in everyday life is gaining more and more popularity. If you are new to aromatherapy it can be a little bewildering knowing which oils are used in different ways. Here we look at our top oils for sleep and relaxation.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 20 February 2019


Dealing with sleep disturbances in children can be frustrating, but once your child is able to get a good night’s rest the results will be very rewarding.

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 13 February 2019


With so much for the liver to work at everyday it’s no wonder it can sometimes get a little sluggish. Making small dietary and lifestyle changes can really help take the burden off the liver and improve your overall health.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 6 February 2019


It is believed that Siberian ginseng helps combat stress in 3 ways: By increasing the body’s defence against environmental stress; by helping to stimulate the immune system and by providing an improvement in physical and mental performance.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 1 February 2019


It’s no secret that there are differences between men’s and women’s bodies, not just externally, but internally as well – from hormones to body composition. Does this mean that we also have different nutritional requirements?

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 30 January 2019


There are some things you can do which may help improve the time it takes to fall asleep, stay asleep and get better quality sleep each night, including healthy sleep hygiene and routine, supplements to support sleep, and diet and lifestyle measures.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 23 January 2019


Teenagers are renowned for being stinky (especially the boys), however it is not entirely their fault. Whilst you might be inclined to think teenagers aren’t too fussed about their hygiene, the truth is teenagers do start to sweat differently...

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 16 January 2019


Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and plays several important roles. It is essential for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the human body and is fundamental to every major biological process.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 9 January 2019


Let’s look closer at some of the causes and triggers of heartburn and our top tips to help combat it.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 2 January 2019

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Schisandra is a gentle herb which is helpful in helping us cope with stressful times or if our liver needs a bit of support. Read about it's traditional uses and health benefits...

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 1 January 2019


Try these delicious ice block remedies - mango & chia and watermelon & mint to keep you cool this summer.

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 27 December 2018

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Sweating is a completely normal process, however if you feel it is impacting on your daily life, there are some ways to help manage body odour.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 24 December 2018


Gluten, dairy and egg free Christmas treat recipes that the whole family can enjoy.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 17 December 2018

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Arts and crafts are a great way for kids to use their creativity while keeping them occupied for an hour or two. To keep your craft eco-friendly, try using recycled or recyclable materials. Here are some ideas:

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 13 December 2018


When we think of mistletoe most of us automatically think of the romance and joy of Christmas, however there is a lot more to this yuletide plant than most know, from mythology to how it grows and its many health benefits.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 6 December 2018


Sage has a deep history of traditional use. In medieval Europe, Sage was believed to strengthen memory and promote wisdom. In ancient Egypt it was used to treat stomach ailments and toothache ...

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 1 December 2018


We see them regularly and most of us consider them a nuisance, but many weeds are actually herbs that are used for medicinal purposes. Here we will look at 10 common herbs we use in use in herbal medicine, which are also classified as a weed.

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 27 November 2018


Turmeric contains phenolic curcuminoids that give turmeric the yellow colour. The main and most significant curcuminoid is curcumin. It is curcumin, the active compound of turmeric that provides all the health benefits of turmeric.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 21 November 2018