Category Archives: Family Health

Starting out with herbs

Starting out with herbs

I wish I had counted how often I was asked, “Where do I start?” People ARE interested, and they really want to make herbal changes in their lives, but they are daunted by the information they see available.

Make vitamin water that’s actually good for you

Vitamin water made with fruit and herbs, no suggar added. It's such a simple idea, yet so very good for you. At a time where some of you are sweltering in early summer heat, this may be a great

Herbal First Aid Webinar

“During this 90 minute webinar you will learn: Six fun herbal activities you can share with your kids this summer. What to pack in your simple, summer herbal first aid kit. When to use herbs and when to see

Lemon Balm – Not just good for the bees

Lemon Balm – Not just good for the bees

There is evidence that lemon balm has been in use for over 200 years with the Swiss physician Paracelsus calling it the "elixir of life". Many old herbalists refer to it as a comforter to the heart and that it

Nutrition & Healthy Choices Expo 2010

We are delighted to be taking part in the Department of Veterans' Affairs' Nutrition & Healthy Choices Expo 2010 20th July 2010. As part of the Veterans' Health Week there will be Special Guest Speakers, Demonstrations, Information stalls, Samples, Lucky Door

Herbal oil the answer for eczema and dermatitis?

Eczema and dermatitis are very difficult to treat and those who suffer from it are driven to distraction by the discomfort they cause. Said to be based on an Aryuvedic formula of 14 herb extracts and 9 plant oils the

Organic Elderberries have arrived!

Organic Elderberries have arrived! "Black elderberry extract was found to be at least 68.37% effective against the H1N1 strain otherwise known as Swine Flu Pandemic strain."

Herbal Shampoo – Part 2 –

Herbal Shampoo – Part 2 –

I showed you how to make shampoo from scratch. If infusing your own soapwort to make shampoo is too much of a hassle there is a quick and very effective alternative I like to use at home.

Herbal Shampoo – Natural health starts at the top

Herbal Shampoo –  Natural health starts at the top

Making your own hair products from scratch is not as big a job as you might think. Treating your tresses with Mother Nature's bounty is a great way to pamper yourself and to let your hair recover from the rigors

`Dangerous' Herbal Medicine in the News

Caveat emptor – “Let the Buyer Beware” – not usually a principle applied to herbal medicine, but it should be. Recently in the news there has been much talk about toxic herbal cures and herbal remedies having devastating effects. And

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