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Birch Juice anyone?

I've never heard of birches being juiced, and this just happens to be my favourite tree. So it was only natural that I would appoint myself as the selfless taste tester to share this discovery with you.My research tells me that birch juice is very much a common........

‘Making Herbal Remedies’ FREE on Kindle

'Making Herbal Remedies' was the very first book in the Herbology At Home series of guides to natural health. It is also the most popular book of the series. I have never offered it free before, but this Christmas I think it's time to give a little back to...

Take this arsenic and see me in the morning

In Victorian times (1937-1001) there was a radical change in healthcare available to the average person on the street. At a time when it was too expensive to seek 'professional' medical help, there was a sudden influx of chemist stores offering medicines and wonder cures amongst their wares....

Memories that shape us

This year my end of year message was going to be a deep and meaningful account of the kind of Christmases I grew up with and how those memories come back every year to make me 'homesick'. I was going to talk about.........

On my mind …. Sweet Woodruff

While growing up in Germany we would often have bright green syrups or jellies which I later learned were flavoured with Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum). I'd like to find some, fresh of course, to play with and .......

On my mind …. the garden in Summer

This is a Friday photo feature that anyone with a blog can join. This morning I am thinking about the garden. It's only a tiny space - two beds of about 3.5m x 0.5m - but it's amazing how much I can grow in this compact space. ...

Missing out on Herbology Facebook updates?

Facebook have recently made some changes giving preference to showing your friends feeds over pages. This would be why you have been missing the most recent blog posts, discussions and ideas. FB page owners work hard to create an interactive community and it is easily the best place to...