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Refreshing Elderflower Liqueur

Refreshing Elderflower Liqueur

Continuing on from my previous post on making cordials and a natural cleaner, it is now time to bottle the Elderflower Liqueur I made. The original elderflower liqueur recipe that inspired me requires that you soak the herbs in vodka to

Making cordials and natural cleaners

Making cordials and natural cleaners

The kitchen too has been a hive of activity this past week replenishing the pantry and making extra for Christmas presents. (Shhh, if you are a family friend, ignore that last bit). On a stinking hot day there is nothing

How to make Herb Infused Oils

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 to make a Herbal Cream

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.

Herbal Weightloss

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

Oats – Your breakfast is medicine too

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

Herbal Remedies for Anxiety – Science catches up

Herbal Remedies for Anxiety – Science catches up

Researchers compared the results of a number of studies into herbal remedies and nutritional supplements to treat anxiety. Results validate the effectiveness of traditional anxiety remedies....

Lower blood pressure, naturally.

Lower blood pressure, naturally.

A new study out of Adelaide reports that garlic could be the perfect adjunct to treatment of high blood pressure and thus reducing the need for conventional medication.

Herbal Petcare – Healthy pets, naturally!

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.

Natural Home Made Remedies – Making your own is easy!

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”

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