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A whole new world…

It’s been a crazy, crazy couple of years, hasn’t it? All over the world there have been incredible changes, stuff we could not have imagined only a few years ago. There have been changes here at Herbology too. Not because of anything as grand as a global pandemic, just...

Herbal Petcare – Healthy pets, naturally!

Humans arent the only living creatures to know the healing powers of herbs. Animals in the wild will naturally turn to herbs if they are feeling unwell and our domesticated friends can benefit as well....

How to make Herb Infused Oils

Last week I showed you how to make Herbal Cream and one of the ingredients was an infused oil. A lot of you have asked how you can infuse your own oils, so I thought I would show you how here. Infused oils are perfect for external...

How to make a Herbal Cream

Whereas ointments (salves, balms) are meant to form a protective layer on the skin, a cream is an emulsion of water with oils which softens and soaks into the skin. Any product containing water is a breeding ground for bacteria. Make sure all your equipment is very clean and...

Herbal Weightloss

Herbology recommends a whole body approach when planning weight loss. With this in mind you need to look at more than just cutting out the chips and pizza. You need to work out why your body is overweight and unwell in the first place....

Oats – Your breakfast is medicine too

Particular in cold weather, oats are often eaten to generate inner warmth and slow-release energy which helps in the treatment of colds and chills. The whole plant is utilised in herbal medicine. Also known as oatstraw, it is an excellent tonic for the nervous system. Used for both...

Natural Home Made Remedies – Making your own is easy!

Hello Herb Lovers, So you are interested in the wonderful health benefits of herbs and want to include them in your health regime.  But it is all a bit iffy, scary and maybe it’s only for the more “green extreme” members of society and not for everyday, normal you. ...

Is Black Cohosh Safe?

Black Cohosh has been used for centuries to reduce menopausal symptoms and to bring on a slow labour in the late stages of pregnancy. Preparations of this herb are commonly sold in European pharmacies to relieve hot flashes. Traditionally warnings for this herb have included cautions that it will...